Two very expensive Dutch paintings
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Claude Guéant, a former French interior minister, is in a spot of bother as he tries to justify the transfer of €500,000 to his account in 2008. His accusers say it was part of the illegal financing of Nicolas Sarkozy's 2007 presidential campaign. Claude Guéant says it was due to the sale of two 17th century Dutch paintings. Also, the Syrian Electronic Army - pro-Assad hackers - target The Guardian, this one week after hacking AP's Twitter account.