Conrad Black set to head home from Canada

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The Independent US

Canada will allow former newspaper mogul Conrad Black to live in the country after he finishes his US prison sentence even though he is no longer a citizen.

Canadian-born Black, a member of the House of Lords currently serving a sentence in Florida for fraud and obstruction of justice, is expected to be released later this week.

Canada's Department of Citizenship and Immigration has granted him a one-year temporary resident permit.

A US jury found Black guilty of scheming with partner David Radler and other executives to siphon millions in proceeds from the sales of newspapers as they unwound Hollinger International.