Saturday Jul 26
The Motley Fool
How This Billionaire Heiress' Scandal Is a Lesson to Us All
Planning for the day when you're no longer in control of your money is not something most people want to do.
.com | France's Sarkozy hit by new phone tap leaks
Japan's government has approved a reinterpretation of the war-renouncing constitution to allow greater use of military force to defend other countries.
L'Oreal Buys Back Nestle Stake, Bettencourt Fortune Gains $4 Billion
L'Oral yesterday announced that it had finalized the buyback of an 8% stake owned by Nestl in the cosmetics company.
Liliane Bettencourt & family
L'Oreal heiress Liliane Bettencourt leaves the L'Oreal-UNESCO prize for the women in science, in Paris.
France's Former President Nicolas Sarkozy Being Held by Authorities Pending Corruption Charges
Police are looking into whether the ex-president of France received illegal campaign donations from L'Oreal heiress Liliane Bettencourt and Libyan tyrant Moammar Gadhafi; Facebook has been manipulating users all along it seems; meanwhile, scientists have discovered a human protein can clean drinking water.
Will Sarkozy probe hurt France?
Another political scandal in France - this time involving the man many saw as the one person who can bring stability back to a weak economy.
New Hampshire Public Radio -
France's Former President Sarkozy Taken Into Custody
Just two years after leaving the presidency, former French leader Nicolas Sarkozy turned himself in to police this morning as part of an inquiry into a cover-up of suspected illegal campaign fundraising.
Nicolas Sarkozy Held In Corrup...
In March last year Mr Sarkozy was placed under formal investigation, accused of accepting envelopes stuffed with cash from Liliane Bettencourt to illegally finance his 2007 election campaign.