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Revealed: The Department of Finance's secret 'Johnny Logan working group'
A former senior finance official has revealed secret plans were made in case Ireland defaulted from the euro.
Official: This man is not a pimp
Dominique Strauss Khan, the former head of the IMF, was acquitted of pimping charges this morning.
Former prostitutes drop case against Dominique Strauss-Kahn
They had delivered dramatic testimony during the pimping trial of the former IMF boss.
DSK says he didn't know the women he had orgies with were prostitutes
Topless women threw themselves on DSK’s car as he arrived at court today.
Dominique Strauss-Kahn is not happy with a film based on his sex scandal
His lawyer described it as “a piece of shit, dogshit”.
Here’s What Happened Today: Friday
Everybody’s talking about the rain, the rain, and more of the rain…
Carlton affair: Former IMF chief Strauss-Kahn to face pimping trial
Prosecutors called for the charges to be dropped but investigating magistrates have decided he should face trial.
Strauss-Kahn: I'm still angry that I was treated as guilty
The ex-IMF chief says he should never have been paraded before TV cameras in handcuffs on charges of sexual assault that were later dropped.
Strauss-Kahn settles with maid over sexual assault allegation
A court in New York has heard that the former head of the IMF has reached an undisclosed financial settlement with the hotel maid who accused him of sexual assault last year.
DSK to make out-of-court settlement with maid over 'sex assault' - reports
A hotel maid accused the former head of the IMF of sexually assaulting her in his room at the Sofitel hotel in New York last year.
French court delays Strauss-Kahn sex charge ruling
A French appeals court will delay a decision on whether to drop pimping charges against the former IMF chief until December.
"Leave me alone!": Strauss-Kahn says he is facing "media assault"
The former head of the International Monetary Fund says that he is the subject of a “media assault that some days resembles a manhunt” amid allegations of sexual assault and pimping.
Fizzy drink named after DSK to go on sale in France
The drink – with former IMF head Dominique Strauss-Kahn as its namesake – is said to have aphrodisiac qualities.
Prosecutor launches new Strauss-Kahn gang rape investigation
Former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn acknowledges being involved in “libertine” activity, but says he never used violence and was unaware of anyone being paid for sex.
Strauss-Kahn counter-suing hotel maid over rape claim
The former French politician is counter-suing a hotel maid over rape allegations she made against him last year – seeking damages of at least $1 million.
Fresh rape claim in Strauss-Kahn case
A Belgian prostitute alleges that she was gang raped by Strauss Kahn and three friends.
NYC court to rule today on Strauss-Kahn lawsuit
Judge to decide if hotel maid’s lawsuit should be dismissed.
Strauss-Kahn says he was set up in the aftermath of maid scandal
The former IMF boss says his political opponents orchestrated events to end his bid for the French presidency.
DSK "charged over prostitution ring"
It is being reported that Dominique Strauss-Kahn, the former head of the IMF, has been charged over alleged involvement with a prostitution ring.
Police question Dominique Strauss Kahn over prostitution ring
The former head of the IMF had requested that he be allowed to give his side of the story to police.
Strauss-Khan to be questioned over alleged links to 'prostitution ring'
The former head of the IMF faces questions over his alleged links to a prostitution ring in northern France.
2011: The year of resignations
Undone by sex scandals, economic failures, uprisings and other controversies, an astonishing number of high-profile figures resigned from their various posts in the past 12 months.
Watch: leaked Strauss-Kahn surveillance footage adds to mystery
The footage has been aired less than fortnight after suggestions that the former head of the IMF was the target of a political plot when he was accused of sexual assault in a New York hotel in May.
Sex with maid was consensual, says Strauss-Kahn biography
Lawyers for Nafissatou Diallo have said the new book’s account of the incident is “complete fantasy”.
Sarkozy's party denies new claims that Strauss-Kahn was set-up
The denial comes following the emergence of new details in the case which forced the one-time French presidential favourite to resign earlier this year.
More revelations about Dominique Strauss-Kahn
A high-class prostitute claims to have intimate knowledge of the former head of the International Monetary Fund.
Obama is the world's most powerful person again
That is according to the list-loving Forbes magazine which has released its new 70 leaders who matter index.
Strauss-Kahn 'will debunk' new claims linking him to prostitution ring
The former IMF head is embroiled in further controversy days after a police probe into rape allegations was dropped.
French prosecutor drops Dominique Strauss-Kahn case
DSK, the man once tipped to be the next president of France, will not go on trial in relation to claims by a French novelist that he tried to rape her.
Strauss-Kahn comes face-to-face with French rape accuser
Investigators questioned the former IMF chief and Tristane Banon to help them decide whether to pursue charges of attempted rape brought by the 32-year-old woman.
Strauss-Kahn to meet rape accuser in Paris
Tristane Banon is to confront former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn at a Paris police station this morning.
Strauss-Kahn claims diplomatic immunity from Diallo civil suit
Dominique Strauss-Kahn says his diplomatic immunity only ended when he left the US – so he can’t be sued by a hotel maid.
Strauss-Kahn set for face-to-face meeting with rape accuser
The former IMF head will meet writer Tristane Banon before a French judge hearing their rival versions of events.
Strauss-Kahn on rape claim: ‘It was a failing vis-à-vis my wife’
The former IMF head has denied all allegations of sexual violence in a 20-minute interview on French television.
Strauss-Kahn questioned over second rape allegation
Writer Tristine Banon has alleged that the former IMF head tried to rape her during a 2003 interview in Paris.
Strauss-Kahn returns to frosty reception and uncertain future
The former IMF head meets a frosty reception upon arrival in France for the first time since the Sofitel incident in May.
Strauss-Kahn applauded on return to IMF
The former head of the IMF requested to meet with members of the institution following charges against him being dropped.