Keyword: rape allegations

French ex-minister goes on trial for rape and sexual assault

Georges Tron, who was a minister under Nicolas Sarkozy, is accused of attacking female staff at town hall where he is mayor.

French film director Luc Besson denies rape claims

Lawyer for Besson, who directed, 'Le Grand Bleu', 'Leon', 'Subway', 'The Fifth Element' and 'Nikita', dismissed actress's allegations as 'fantasist'.

Academic Tariq Ramadan faces formal investigation over rape claims

The Oxford University professor was remanded in custody in France as full investigation was launched into the rape claims, which he denies.

Academic Tariq Ramadan 'questioned by police in Paris' over rape claims

 The prominent Swiss Islam academic was summoned for questioning 'as part of a preliminary inquiry in Paris into rape and assault allegations'.