Jeb Bush apologises for 'French working week' joke

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The Republican presidential hopeful said jibe made at party rival over poor Senate voting record 'totally insulted an entire country...I apologise'.

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

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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.

France 'ready to roll out red carpet' to UK investors in event of EU exit

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Economy minister Arnaud Montebourg, speaking after British eurosceptics' election win, mimicked David Cameron's offer to French tax exiles.