The way she tells it, Anne-Charlotte Moulard grew up in a fairytale. "I was born in northern France, close to the sea," she says. "We could see the coast of England when the sun shone and the sea was calm."
Reports about torture and abuse in the United Arab Emirates of British nationals raises the spectre of high profile Gulf acquisitions and sponsorships of European soccer clubs serving as a form of reputation laundering.
In 1902, a letter was delivered to Monsieur le Baron de Thénard, at Place Saint-Sulpice in Paris. It was from a mechanic, demanding payment for the work he had done on the baron's yacht. In 2012, the letter was found in a wall.