08:18 GMT – Naked protesters – Nudity and sexual content were always a given as Strauss-Kahn gives evidence today and it seems the stage has already been set. Three topless women from the protest group Femen jumped on the car of Dominique Strauss-Kahn as the former IMF chief arrived to testify.
With slogans scrawled on their half-naked bodies and hurling insults at the car, the three protesters were quickly rounded up by police as the car entered an underground parking area.
08:07 GMT – On the trial of ex-IMF boss Dominique Strauss-Kahn who is set to take the stand for the first time to answer pimping charges.
Strauss-Kahn will have three days to fend off accusations that he procured prostitutes for sex parties along with 13 others on trial at the courthouse in Lille, southern France.
The former French presidential hopeful, known in France as DSK, is expected to argue that while he is a libertine who enjoyed orgies, he had no idea the women involved were prostitutes.