Dominique Strauss-Kahn granted bail
Former International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn has been granted bail at a court in New York.
He will be placed under 24hr house arrest and must have one armed guard present at all times.
Mr Strauss-Kahn resigned from the IMF following allegations he sexually assaulted a hotel maid in New York.
He again firmly denied the criminal charges against him.
Speculation has began over who will become the new chief of the IMF.
Laura Trevelyan reports.
19 May 2011
- From the section US & Canada