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Qatari president of PSG under graft investigation in France

May 23 2019

PARIS/DOHA The Qatari president of French soccer club Paris Saint-Germain, Nasser al-Khelaifi, is under formal investigation in France for alleged corruption related to Doha's bid to host the athletics world championship, his lawyers said on Thursday.

French prosecutors lay out allegations against former IAAF chief Diack

May 21 2019

PARIS French prosecutors have described a web of corruption once rife in world athletics, including bribes paid to cover up athletes' positive drugs tests, in an indictment recommending that Lamine Diack, the Senegalese former head of the IAAF, and his son stand trial.

Former Orange bosses stand trial over workers' suicides

May 06 2019

PARIS Former bosses at leading French telecoms group Orange were due to go on trial on Monday over a series of suicides at the company in the late 2000s - a traumatic episode that shocked the nation and raised questions over corporate culture.

Scaffolding firm says workers smoked at Paris' Notre-Dame

Apr 24 2019

PARIS A scaffolding firm that has worked on the roof of Notre-Dame said some of its workers had smoked on the site, but ruled out that a cigarette butt might have started the fire that destroyed the cathedral's oak-framed roof last week.

Wife of missing ex-Interpol chief says arrest in China politically motivated

Mar 28 2019

PARIS The wife of the missing Chinese former head of Interpol on Thursday dismissed allegations by authorities in China accusing her husband of graft and said his arrest was politically motivated.

Tycoon Tapie goes on trial in long-running French business saga

Mar 10 2019

PARIS The tycoon at the center of a decades-old French legal battle that has dragged politicians and business leaders in its wake goes on trial on Monday accused of fraud.

Filmmaker Besson faces sexual aggression enquiry, rape probe dropped

Feb 25 2019

PARIS French prosecutors said on Monday they had dropped a preliminary investigation on rape allegations against film director Luc Besson, but later confirmed that a separate enquiry has been launched following new claims of sexual aggression.

Filmmaker Besson faces sexual aggression enquiry, rape probe dropped

Feb 25 2019

PARIS, Feb 25 French prosecutors said on Monday they had dropped a preliminary investigation on rape allegations against film director Luc Besson, but later confirmed that a separate enquiry has been launched following new claims of sexual aggression.

UBS to appeal after fined 4.5 billion euros in French tax fraud case

Feb 20 2019

PARIS A French court found Swiss bank UBS AG guilty of illegally soliciting clients and laundering the proceeds of tax evasion, ordering it to pay 4.5 billion euros ($5.1 billion) in penalties. | Video

French court ruling due in UBS $6 billion tax case

Feb 20 2019

PARIS, Feb 20 A French court will rule on Wednesday whether UBS, Switzerland's largest bank, helped wealthy French clients evade taxes between 2004 and 2012 and launder the proceeds.

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