L’OREAL FAMILY ENDS FEUD

FRANCE’S richest woman, L'Oreal heiress Liliane Bettencourt (far left), and her daughter said yesterday they had settled a family feud that had led to tax and political funding investigations. Investment analysts said the agreement should end months of feuding that had on occasion raised questions over the long-term solidity of the Bettencourt family as core shareholders.