Front National party founder fined over gas chambers comments

Jean-Marie Le Pen, 87, was convicted of contesting crimes against humanity with remark that WWII extermination gas chambers were "a detail" of history.

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Former French far-right leader Jean-Marie Le Pen has been fined 30,000 euros (£24,000; $34,000) for calling the Nazi gas chambers a "detail" of World War Two, reports BBC News.