Former Italian Prime Minister Berlusconi is admitted to hospital for heart problems

© Reuters. Former Italian Prime Minister and Forza Italia party leader Silvio Berlusconi attends a rally before the regional elections in Emilia-Romagna, in Ravenna

MILAN (Reuters) – Former Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi was rushed to Monte Carlo hospital due to heart problems, his personal physician told Italy’s ANSA news agency on Thursday. Alberto Zangrillo was quoted as saying that he saw Berlusconi on Monday and said he should be transferred immediately to a nearby hospital because he did not consider it wise to bring him to Italy.

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