Why is this man smiling? Berlusconi in Rome last week. (Alessie Pierdomenico/Reuters)



“This morning I feel great, I’m pleased with my stamina.”

Silvio Berlusconi bragging about a night when he, supposedly, managed to sleep with eight of the 11 women in “a queue outside my door,” according to new wiretaps of the Italian prime minister leaked to the media, reports the Telegraph. The premier has refused to resign amid the deepening sex scandal, reports the Associated Press.