Tuesday, 24 May 2011

IMF boss held in NYC on sex charges tops news

The head of the International Monetry Fund, Dominique Strauss-Kahn, bailed in New York on charges of attempted rape was the top story in the UK, for the week ending Sunday, 22 May, according to journalisted.

Dominique Strauss-Kahn was the subject of 443 articles; the Queen's widely praised visit to Ireland, 356 articles; privacy, injunctions and super injunctions, including a particular case involving former Big Brother contestant Imogen Thomas, 158 articles; Chris Huhne, his ex-wife Vicky Pryce, and an argument over speeding points, 145 articles.

    Covered little, according to journalisted, were Southern Cross, in a critical financial position threatening the future of their 750 UK care homes, 23 articles; Mississippi floods, the worst since 1927, leave more than 4,800 people homeless, 11 articles; 35 Afghan workers killed by Pakistan Taliban in "most deadly attack in months", 6 articles.

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