The case of Ruby Heartstealer has been front page news in Italy this week. A court refused to halt a trial involving her and Silvio Berlusconi. But it seems the prospect of a sleazy courtroom drama hasn't dented the former Prime Minister's resurrection. His centre-right coalition party is making rapid gains in the polls ahead of next month's elections. And he's just made a new attack on the current leader Mario Monti, who's been implementing uncomfortable reforms.