Cannes diamond heist: Hotel security under scanner

Security at the luxury Carlton hotel in the French Riviera town of Cannes is under the spotlight in an investigation into a jewel heist at the weekend worth USD 136 million, police said.

Gunman pulls off $53 mn diamond heist in Cannes

A gunman pulled off one of the biggest daylight jewellery thefts in French history as he walked out of the Carlton Hotel in Cannes Sunday with a suitcase filled with diamonds worth an estimated 40 mn euros (about $53 million).

`Dominique Strauss-Kahn used prostitutes at hotel`

Former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn has now been implicated in an investigation into underage prostitution.