Keyword: immunity

French arms billionaire Dassault in custody over vote-buying

A week after his parliamentary immunity was lifted, French senator is being questioned by detectives as part of a long-running vote-buying inquiry.

French billionaire Senator Serge Dassault stripped of immunity in graft probe

The 88 year-old right-wing Senator and industrialist allegedly paid out millions of euros to buy votes when he was mayor of a town near Paris.

Marine Le Pen expected to face charges for incitement to racial hatred

French far-right leader, who compared Muslim street prayers to the Nazi occupation, faces prosecution after immunity is lifted by fellow MEPs.

French far right leader loses immunity, faces charges

MEP Marine Le Pen could face criminal charges after she likened the sight of Muslims praying in the streets to the Nazi occupation of France.

French prosecutors seek to have Le Pen stripped of immunity

Officials want the European Parliament to strip National Front leader of MEP's immunity with a view to pursuing her over a remark about Muslims.