LILIANE BETTENCOURT

  • France's Sarkozy investigated in party-funding affair March 22, 2013

    Bordeaux (France): Ex-French President Nicolas Sarkozy was placed under formal investigation on Thursday for "abuse of weakness" in a 2007 party funding case involving elderly L'Oreal heiress Liliane Bettencourt, the public prosecutor said. The risk for Sarkozy, unseated May last year but considered a potential conservative candidate in the 2017...
  • French judge gives L'Oreal heiress's daughter control October 18, 2011

    Courbevoie: L'Oreal heiress Liliane Bettencourt's daughter won control over her 88yearold mother's business affairs on Monday almost two years after she first asked to take over on the grounds her mother had been exploited. The decision was made on the basis of a medical examination, carried out following a surprise visit...