Tag Archives: French people

19Dec/16

IMF chief Lagarde convicted, but not punished

French judges have found IMF chief Christine Lagarde guilty of negligence for failing to challenge a 400 million euro state arbitration payout to a business tycoon in 2008 when she was French finance minister. Rosanna Philpott reports.
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12Dec/16

IMF’s Lagarde stands trial over state payout

International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde stands trial for her role in a 400 million euro payout as French finance minister in 2008 to businessman Bernard Tapie, at the Cour de Justice de la Republique, saying she is confident she has done nothing wrong. Mia Womersley reports. Continue reading

12Dec/16

Negligence trial in France casts shadow over IMF’s Lagarde

IMF chief Christine Lagarde is to go on trial for her role in a 400 million euro ($425 million) state payout to businessman Bernard Tapie in 2008 when she was France’s finance minister.

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08Dec/16

Christmas comes early for France’s Le Pen

France’s far right politician Marine Le Pen visits Paris’ biggest Christmas market as polls show her topping the first round of the 2017 election. Deborah Lutterbeck reports. Continue reading

13Jul/15

IMF’s Lagarde says agreement found on Greece

IMF Managing Director says on leaving mammoth talks in Brussels that an agreement has been found to move forward with a third Greece bailout deal.

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10Mar/15

Salma Hayek discusses the latest Saint Laurent looks

(EVO) – The rebellious spirit of 80s rock and roll shook the house on Monday (March 9) night at a star-studded Saint Laurent Paris Fashion Week show. Continue reading

10Feb/15

What DSK Knew

(BVO) – Outside the courthouse, topless women protest as Dominique Strauss-Kahn heads into court.

Inside the courthouse the former IMF chief faces pimping charges.
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