Welcome to the live blog where we are covering developments in the case of Dominique Strauss-Kahn (DSK), the former head of the International Monetary Fund.

All times are London time; New York is five hours behind. By Peggy Hollinger and James Boxell in Paris, Esther Bintliff in London and Barney Jopson and Johanna Kassel in New York.

21.22: Barney Jopson says DSK  is still in New York and at lunch, apparently, at the TimeWarner Centre at Columbus Circle, which happens to be home to CNN.

Hang on, whispers that he’s now on his way back. Read more