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Paul Kagame visits UNESCO HQ in Paris

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Flamboyant US Congressman's Instagram Lands Him in Bother

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Compromise buys Greece time and Jihadi John is unmasked (part 2)

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THE WORLD THIS WEEK

Compromise buys Greece time and Jihadi John is unmasked (part 1)

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Drone vs. drone

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The future of agriculture

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Yalta, the symbol of a new Cold War?

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#THE 51%

Women in the workforce: IMF says closing the gender gap makes economic sense

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Latest update 25/11/2013

The Bettencourt scandal: Politics, cash and cosmetics

The Bettencourt scandal began as a row between France’s wealthiest woman, L’Oréal heiress Liliane Bettencourt, and her daughter, before escalating as far as former president Nicolas Sarkozy. An investigation into Sarkozy has been dropped but his ex-labour minister Eric Woerth is expected to face trial over allegations of illegal campaign donations.

Background
Sarkozy escapes indictment, but inquiry continues

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French lawyer charged with exploiting L'Oréal heiress

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L'Oreal heiress scandal is back in the headlines

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Billionaire Bettencourt reconciles with daughter

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Police raid may be beginning of Sarkozy's legal woes

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L'Oreal heiress tells police that financing politics is not her 'centre of interest'

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Police search Sarkozy party HQ in L’Oreal investigation

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L'Oreal fund manager's claims turn up heat on labour minister

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Police release l'Oreal quartet after two days of questioning

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L'Oreal heiress sues estranged daughter over 'psychological abuse'

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