Keyword: DSK

France’s Hotel Carlton pimping trial hears about lives of Lille prostitutes

The women, some of whom had been abused as children, were passed around men in hotel rooms, apartments and as 'dessert' at business lunches.

France gripped as Dominique Strauss-Kahn vice trial begins

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

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

Strauss-Kahn to sue over film about sex attack scandal

The disgraced former IMF chief launches legal action for defamation over film inspired by his 2011 arrest in New York on rape charges.

DSK-inspired Depardieu movie gets Cannes premiere

Movie inspired by scandal that brought down IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn got its world premiere in Cannes to mixed reviews.

Producer of Strauss-Kahn film says French establishment tried to block him

Vincent Maraval says 'incestuous relationship' between French 'media and political elites' makes it impossible to make films on 'current affairs'.

Dominique Strauss-Kahn makes French parliament comeback

Former IMF boss seized controversial first appearance in parliament since his disgrace over string of sex scandals to mock President Hollande.

French court maintains DSK pimping charges

Judges reject request by former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn to drop sex offence inquiry relating to suspected prostitution ring in Lille.

Strauss-Kahn lawyers deny $6m deal with hotel maid

Former IMF boss's lawyers say a resolution with his accuser Nafissatou Diallo has been discussed but no settlement has been agreed.

DSK: New York sex scandal orchestrated by political opponents

Former IMF boss Dominique Strauss-Kahn accuses enemies linked to Nicolas Sarkozy of destroying bid for French presidency.

Depardieu attacks 'smug' DSK and 'arrogant' French

France’s actor Gérard Depardieu launched a withering attack on DSK, describing him as “arrogant” and “smug” and "like all French people".

Maid in DSK case gives first detailed interview

Nafissatou Diallo, the New York hotel maid who accuses former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn of sex attack gives account to Newsweek.

French woman explains DSK complaint in TV interview

French journalist Tristane Banon has spoken for the first time on television since filing complaint against D. Strauss-Kahn for attempted rape.

French woman sues Strauss-Kahn for 'attempted rape'

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A 32 year-old French writer, Tristane Banon (photo), is filing a complaint against former International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn for attempting to rape her in 2003, her lawyer announced.

Strauss-Kahn could yet be French PM

Speculation mounts that the former favourite for president could still occupy power place if another Socialist wins the election next year.