Antoine was not licensed for health care when she worked for eight hospice companies in the Dallas area since 2009. She was arrested last summer in Georgia and remains in custody pending sentencing in March.
"But this solution was one that the owners and everybody felt was the right one. Staying at the historical home of Liverpool Football Club and finding a solution that was economically viable was at the heart of that."
Reassuring local people about the changes, Dr John Macleod, consultant anaesthetist and clinical lead for the hospital, said: ??Our ongoing problems with recruitment and reliance on locums won??t be a surprise to anyone. We have tried very hard to keep everything going but it??s now become so fragile that it??s not reasonable to continue as we are.
"The evidence is not good enough. The prosecutor didn't do enough in her capacity. She didn't explore other avenues. Symbolically, it's not good," said Dov Jacobs, a professor of law at the University of Leiden.
Tuesday's release, greeted with joy among many in France — including several former hostages — stands in contrast to the attempted rescue in Yemen last weekend that ended in the deaths of an American and South African held by al-Qaida.