Dominique Strauss-Kahn, February 26, 2013
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Strauss-Kahn pimping trial opens in France

The trial of the former head of the IMF, Dominique Strauss-Kahn, on pimping charges has begun in France.

Mr Strauss-Kahn, 65, is accused of helping to procure sex workers for an alleged prostitution ring based at a hotel in Lille.

The former presidential hopeful has admitted attending sex parties there but says he did not know that some of the women were prostitutes.

The BBC's Lucy Williamson reports.

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