Nicolas Sarkozy: he said prime minister Manuel Valls comparison of  France to the former apartheid regime in South Africa was “a moral error”. Photograph: Eric Feferberg/AFP/Getty Images

France’s post-attack ‘sacred union’ between left and right broken by the UMP leader

The Hyper Cacher kosher supermarket in Paris, where four hostages died on January 9th: France plans to spend about €735 million on anti-terrorist measures in the next three years. Photograph: Charles Platiau/Reuters

France unveils measures two weeks after Paris attacks, including €725m in new spending

A man films  a building in Beziers, outside Montpellier, where a Russian Chechen suspected of preparing a terrorist attack was living before his arrest on Monday. Five Russian Chechens were placed under custody in Beziers and Saint-Jean-de-Vedas, outside Montpellier. Photograph: Pascal Guyot/AFP/Getty

France remains on high alert in wake of Islamist attacks, writes Lara Marlowe

Marine Le Pen mocked the French foreign minister Laurent Fabius for avoiding the word “Islamist” and for referring to Islamic State by their Arabic name, Daesh. Photograph: Yoan Valat

‘What we are living through is the result of 20 years of errors,’ says National Front leader

 Armed Belgian police officers guard the building of the Federal Parquet in Brussels, Belgium, on  January 16th, 2015. Thirteen people were detained in 12 anti-terrorism raids in the Belgian city of Verviers. Photograph: Julien Warnand/EPA

Arrests in Belgium, Germany and France follow Belgian raid in which two jihadists killed

French president François Hollande (left) welcomes US secretary of state John Kerry prior to a meeting at the Elysee Palace in Paris on Friday. Photograph: Patrick Kovarik/AFP/Getty Images

French life still revolves around last week’s attacks, writes Lara Marlowe

Rio police block the street of Colline in Vervier Eastern Belgium, 15 January 2014, after an anti terrorist operation in which two people died and one was injured. Photograph: EPA/Oliver Hoslet

Men believed to have been planning atack ‘on a grand scale’ opened fire on police

Men in Lahore, Pakistan,  chant slogans on January 15th, 2015,  as they  protest against satirical French weekly newspaper Charlie Hebdo, which featured a cartoon of the Prophet Muhammad as the cover of its first edition since an attack by Islamist gunmen. Photograph: Mohsin Raza/Reuters

Large numbers of students refused to observe minute’s silence for Charlie Hebdo victims

The coffin of “Tignous” is carried outside the town hall of Montreuil during the tribute service for Bernard Verlhac on January 15th, 2015 in Montreuil, France. Cartoonist Bernard “Tignous” Verlhac was killed in last week’s terrorist attack on satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo. Photograph: Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images

Malian Lassana Bathily who acted to save Jews in supermarket to become French citizen

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