Ten people stand trial in France over Bettencourt affair


The defendants, who face charges relating to exploitation of ageing L'Oréal heiress, include a former minister who is close to Nicolas Sarkozy.

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Ten people accused of taking advantage of cosmetics billionaire Liliane Bettencourt will go on trial this Monday in what is slated to be one of the year’s biggest courtroom dramas, rep[orts RFI.