The Telegraph – Nicolas Sarkozy Faces Questioning In Raft Of Investigations As Immunity Ends – 10 May 2012

Nicolas Sarkozy could face questioning in a raft of party financing and corruption cases when he leaves the Elysée next week and loses his presidential immunity.

By Henry Samuel, Paris / 5:07PM BST 09 May 2012

The Right-winger, who lost his re-election bid to Socialist François Hollande on Sunday, held his last cabinet meeting on Wednesday – said to be an “emotional” affair in which he urged colleagues not to be “sad or bitter”.

Telling aides he intends to retire from front line politics, Mr Sarkozy let them know he was preparing to return to his former life as a lawyer at the Paris firm he still partly owns, after taking a break with his wife Carla Bruni-Sarkozy and their baby daughter.

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