Dominique Strauss Kahn

French Presidency in Crisis and a Neurotic Need for Heroes Means DSK Won't Go Away

Professor John Gaffney | Posted 23.07.2014 | UK Politics
Professor John Gaffney

Dominique Strauss-Kahn is back. On Thursday May 16 he took a major part in a prime-time documentary about the Euro - where he criticised Nicolas Sarkozy's response to the 2008-9 economic crisis.

Both Sarkozy and Hollande Are Victims of the French Culture of Scandal

Professor John Gaffney | Posted 21.05.2014 | UK Politics
Professor John Gaffney

France is now seeing widespread political disaffection, dramatic growth in support for the far-right National Front (though they too regularly endure their own scandals), and Hollande's government is regarded by most people as beyond useless. The scandal-riven republic seems to be seriously malfunctioning.

Revealing French Minister's Sex Life is a Cheap Trick in Paternity Battle

Helen Croydon | Posted 06.02.2013 | UK Politics
Helen Croydon

With a penchant for Dior clothes, vertiginous heels and expensive jewels it's easy to see why the colourful love life of Rachida Dati, 47, the former French Justice Minister, has attracted the world's media.

Inviting Assange To Cambridge Is 'Insulting To Rape Victims' Students Say

PA | Posted 15.11.2012 | UK Universities & Education

A women's group says a planned speech by WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange at Cambridge University is an "insult to survivors of rape". Assange will...

Dominique Strauss-Kahn Faces Fresh Rape Investigation

Huffington Post UK | Dina Rickman | Posted 21.05.2012 | UK

Disgraced former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn faces a fresh investigation into allegations he took part in a gang rape, prosecutors have said. ...

Reclaim the Night

The Cambridge Union Society | Posted 15.07.2012 | UK Politics
The Cambridge Union Society

A piece of advice for the population at large: young girls wear short skirts. They do. This is not a picture of asking for rape. This is an on-going discovery of one's sexuality, the equivalent of a teenage boy waking up and deciding suddenly that he wants to hoik his trousers down past his bottom so his Gap boxers, bought by his mother, are on show.

DSK Maid's Civil Suit Can Go To Trial

Posted 01.05.2012 | UK

A New York hotel maid's civil lawsuit against Dominique Strauss-Kahn can proceed to trial, a US judge has ruled. Strauss Khan had attempted to halt...

Guardian: DSK Speaks Out | Posted 27.06.2012 | UK

Ex-IMF chief tells investigative author Edward Jay Epstein that he thinks furore over sex attack case was created by opponents...

Pair Arrested During DSK Protests At Cambridge University (PICTURES)

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 09.03.2012 | UK Universities & Education

Two people have been arrested outside Cambridge University's Union Society building where Dominique Strauss-Kahn was controversially scheduled to deli...

Cambridge Defends Invitation To Dominique Strauss-Kahn

PA | Posted 09.03.2012 | UK Universities & Education

The Cambridge debating society has issued a robust defence of its decision to invite Dominique Strauss-Kahn to address students ahead of his controver...

Cambridge Students At Loggerhead's Over Strauss-Kahn Visit

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 27.02.2012 | UK Universities & Education

Cambridge University student officials came to blows over the controversial invitation extended to Dominique Strauss-Kahn, the former International Mo...

OMG DSK: Former IMF Head Questioned In Connection With Prostitution Ring

Posted 21.02.2012 | UK

Dominique Strauss-Kahn is being questioned in connection with a prostitution ring, according to French Prosecutors. The 62-year-old former IMF chie...

French Socialist Candidate Finally Makes His Mark

Huffington Post UK | Cosima Ungaro | Posted 27.01.2012 | Home

French left-wingers have been worried ever since Francois Hollande was chosen to be the Socialist candidate for president. With an inadequate and c...

'My Flesh Is Weak' Says Strauss Kahn As He Admits To Orgies

The HuffingtonPost UK | Paul Vale | Posted 31.01.2012 | UK

Dominique Strauss Khan, the former head of the International Monetary Fund, has admitted to having a series of affairs, but said that in France that w...

Guardian Editor: Without Reporters We Are All F****d

The Huffington Post UK | Stephen Hull | Posted 29.11.2011 | UK

Guardian editor Alan Rusbridger has described Twitter as "wonderful" but said that without traditional news reporters "we are all f****d". He was s...

Strauss-Khan Meets His French Accuser

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 29.11.2011 | UK

Dominique Strauss-Khan, the former chief of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), has met with Tristane Banon, the woman who accuses him of attemptin...

Strauss-Kahn To Be Confronted In Person By French Accuser

Olivia Williams | Posted 24.11.2011 | UK

Dominique Strauss-Kahn is to be confronted in person by Tristane Banon, a French woman who has accused him of attempted rape. Strauss-Kahn, the for...

Dominique Strauss-Kahn Returns To France

PA | Posted 03.11.2011 | UK

PRESS ASSOCIATION -- Former International Monetary Fund leader Dominique Strauss-Kahn arrived in his native France today, for the first time since the...

Dominique Strauss-Kahn To Fly Home To France, And A Mixed Welcome

The Guardian | The Guardian | Posted 24.10.2011 | UK

The spectacular collapse of the rape case against Dominique Strauss-Kahn has prompted a bout of soul-searching in France amid fresh debate over how cl...

Dominique Strauss-Kahn To Reject Plea Deal

Telegraph | Posted 21.10.2011 | UK

Dominique Strauss-Kahn will reject any last-minute plea deal on minor charges that would give prosecutors a face-saving way to drop the sexual assault...

DSK Maid Speaks Out: He Was Like A Crazed Man | Posted 23.09.2011 | UK

She was paid to clean up after the rich and powerful. Then she walked into Dominique Strauss-Kahn's room--and a global scandal. Now she tells her stor...