Former French president jailed on corruption charges

In a historic milestone, a former French president has been jailed. Mr. Sarkozy was found guilty of corruption charges.  Ex-president of France given three years jail  Nicholas Sarkozy, who was a former French leader, has been sentenced to three years on corruption charges. His conviction was linked to a bribing allegation of a judge in 2014. He was said to have bribed the official with a promise of getting him a job for sensitive information. Mr. Sarkozy remains the only French president to get a prison sentence. Legal counsel to the ex-president says that they were going to appeal the decisi... See more