French far-right politician given jail sentence after 'ape' jibe

Anne-Sophie Leclere is given a nine-month jail term and a 50,000-euro fine for likening France's black justice minister to a chimpanzee.

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A former local election candidate for the far-right Front National (FN) in France has been sentenced to nine months in prison for comparing the country's justice minister, who is black, to an ape, reports The Guardian.