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.
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.
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.
A women's group says a planned speech by WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange at Cambridge University is an "insult to survivors
Disgraced former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn faces a fresh investigation into allegations he took part in a gang rape
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.
A New York hotel maid's civil lawsuit against Dominique Strauss-Kahn can proceed to trial, a US judge has ruled. Strauss
Ex-IMF chief tells investigative author Edward Jay Epstein that he thinks furore over sex attack case was created by opponents
Two people have been arrested outside Cambridge University's Union Society building where Dominique Strauss-Kahn was controversially
The Cambridge debating society has issued a robust defence of its decision to invite Dominique Strauss-Kahn to address students