CHARGES of tax fraud and receiving stolen goods were yesterday thrown out against David Mills, the estranged husband of Cabinet minister Tessa Jowell, as part of his corruption trial with controversial former Italian premier Silvio Berlusconi.
THE estranged husband of Tessa Jowell, the Culture Secretary, was yesterday sent for trial on corruption charges alongside Silvio Berlusconi, the former Italian prime minister.
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TESSA Jowell's estranged husband, David Mills, said he was "baffled" that he had been ordered to stand trial in Italy over allegations of fraud.
DAVID Mills, the estranged husband of the Culture Secretary, Tessa Jowell, is to stand trial in Italy following an investigation into alleged fraud in the sale of movie and television rights.
THE estranged husband of Culture Secretary Tessa Jowell has said the "blood drained from his face" during questioning by Italian authorities over bribery allegations.
CULTURE Secretary Tessa Jowell's estranged husband, David Mills, has described the Silvio Berlusconi bribery row, which preceded the couple's split, as "very exciting... like a thriller".
A HEARING on whether Silvio Berlusconi, Italy's prime minister, and David Mills, the estranged husband of Cabinet minister Tessa Jowell, should face trial on corruption charges is expected to start in June.
SILVIO Berlusconi has distanced himself from the husband of Tessa Jowell, the Culture Secretary - the first time he has spoken publicly about the storm over his alleged dealings.
TESSA Jowell was kept out of Cabinet discussions on Iran for almost three years because of her estranged husband's business dealings, it has emerged.
DAVID Mills, the estranged husband of Tessa Jowell, the Culture Secretary, should face criminal charges for corruption, Italian prosecutors said yesterday.
ITALIAN prosecutors today moved to indict the estranged husband of Culture Secretary Tessa Jowell on corruption charges.
CONSERVATIVE calls to reopen the inquiry into the financial affairs of Tessa Jowell were last night rejected by Sir Gus O'Donnell, the Cabinet Secretary.
WATCHDOGS have cleared Tessa Jowell, the embattled Culture Secretary, of failing to declare a controversial shareholding involving her estranged husband, David Mills.
TESSA Jowell faces renewed pressure over her household finances, despite receiving the public support of yet another Cabinet colleague.
THE storm over Tessa Jowell's household finances continued yesterday, despite another of her Cabinet colleagues insisting that the Culture Secretary is secure in her job.
TESSA Jowell is now "out of the woods" after days of controversy about her husband's financial dealings, Home Secretary Charles Clarke has said.
TESSA Jowell's prospects of saving her Cabinet job rose yesterday as Labour colleagues rallied round the Culture Secretary and she was cleared of breaking Commons rules over her husband's business dealings.
BELEAGUERED Culture Secretary Tessa Jowell has "the Prime Minister's full support" and should be allowed to do her job, Downing Street said today.
TESSA Jowell's announcement that she had split from her husband failed to halt further questions over her financial affairs yesterday after it emerged that David Mills profited from shares in pub chains while she was the public health minister.