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France gripped as Dominique Strauss-Kahn vice trial begins

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The former IMF boss appeared in court in Lille in northern France on Monday accused of pimping for sex orgies at luxury hotels.

Ex-IMF boss Strauss-Kahn faces French pimping trial on Monday

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Investigating magistrates say Strauss-Kahn knew he was dealing with prostitutes when taking part in sex parties in Paris, Lille and Washington.

Officials up value of French Riviera jewellery heist to 102 million euros

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A lone gunman reportedly carried out the theft at a jewellery show at the Cannes Carlton hotel, backdrop to the Hitchcock movie 'To Catch a Thief'.