Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy loses final bid to avoid corruption trial, likely to appear in court in coming months
Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy has lost his final bid to avoid a trial on charges of corruption and influence peddling, and will likely have to appear in court in the coming months.
Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy ordered to stand trial for attempt to influence judge in corruption case
According to prosecutors, Sarkozy's lawyer tried to get information from Azibert over the status of a campaign financing investigation.
Nicolas Sarkozy charged with links to Muammar Gaddafi: Former French president no stranger to legal controversies
Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy was charged on Wednesday over allegations that he received millions of euros towards his 2007 election campaign from the late Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi.
Bettencourt, the cosmetics giant's principal shareholder, was the 14th richest person in the world, according to Forbes magazine
Wal-Mart heiress Christy Walton tops the list as the wealthiest woman in the world
A judge in Bordeaux on Thursday will decide whether the 57-year-old Conservative will be charged with taking advantage of the 90-year-old L'Oreal heiress, Liliane Bettencourt.