Taxpayers are paying about $8,000 a month for the former commissioner of the RCMP to live in Manhattan for three years while he works for Interpol in New York, plus his $200,000-plus salary.
William Elliott left the Mounties in August 2011, a year after senior officers complained to the government about his management style, causing a crisis at headquarters.
Bankers at the major investment banks on each side of the Atlantic are going to see shallower bonus pools this year, according to the Financial Times, citing a number of sources from big financial institutions. Here's the FT:
PARIS — The French president’s complex personal life — and what it means to be the first lady in modern society — may get a full airing on Tuesday as Francois Hollande answers questions for the first time since a tabloid reported he was having an affair with an actress.
Hollande’s partner, journalist Valerie Trierweiler, has been hospitalized since Friday, when the tabloid Closer published photos it said proved Hollande’s liaison with Julie Gayet. The pictures included one of a man it said was Hollande being ferried by motorcycle to an apartment where Gayet waited.