DSK’s wife: ‘No different from a woman who wears the burqa’

Publishing the first interview with Anne Sinclair since the arrest of her husband in May, French magazine Elle has sparked outcry among some French women, who describe her as both a “victim” and an “accomplice” for standing by her shamed partner.

The Dominique Strauss-Kahn conspiracy theory: the truth must be out there

“Parole contre parole”. This is the neat French expression for a situation that comes down to one person’s word against another's. This week it again took on particular significance in the Dominique Strauss-Kahn case.

Strauss-Kahn steers clear of pimps in latest sex scandal

Dominique Strauss-Kahn is caught up in yet another sex scandal. This time, the former IMF chief is alleged to have paid for sex. But that’s not a problem – legally – if only he paid the prostitute, and not her pimp.