Former IMF head Dominique Strauss-Kahn (partially seen in backseat of car) arrives for the start of a trial in the so-called Carlton Affair, in Lille on Monday. Photograph: Reuters

Dominique Strauss-Kahn, the former head of the International Monetary Fund, will go on trial in Lille on Monday accused of pimping, in a case that (...)

Dominique Strauss-Kahn, who starred as finance minister in a boom-time Socialist government in the late 1990s, faces up to 10 years in jail and a fine of up to €1.5 million if convicted in the French trial.   Photograph: Christian Hartmann/Reuters

Dominique Strauss-Kahn, the former head of the International Monetary Fund tipped to become French president before a New York hotel maid accused him (...)

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‘Sitting Woman’ by Henri Matisse: sought for decades. Photograph: EPA/MARC MUELLER

Reclusive German art collector Cornelius Gurlitt has agreed to return paintings stolen by the Nazis from their Jewish owners a(...)

Adolf Hitler   visits the Degenerate Art exhibition.  Photograph: Northwestern University

The beige apartment block in Munich’s upmarket Schwabing neighbourhood was an unremarkable 1960s structure. The apartment of Cornelius Gurlitt was (...)