'Dead' Ukranian fugitive found to be château owner in France

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A man who fled corruption and money laundering charges in his native Ukraine by faking a death certificate has been arrested near Dijon in east-central France where he was found to be living a luxury lifestyle with a château, works of art and vintage cars worth an estimated 4.6 million euros.

Gérard Depardieu to 'sell everything' in France

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The actor and tax exile pledges to get rid of all his properties in France, including a château, several restaurants and a fishmongers.

Polish builders raze Bordeaux chateau 'by accident'

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The former French owner of an 18th century Bordeaux chateau razed to the ground by Polish builders has said her family is 'traumatised'.