Historic Catholic cathedral  Notre Dame de Paris: the controversy over using French churches as mosques is polarising politicians, intellectuals and media

The conservative weekly Valeurs Actuelles blames Dalil Boubakeur, rector of Paris’s Grand Mosque and president of the French Council of Muslims, for t(...)

Deal to be done?: a student protests in Tehran in support of Iran’s nuclear programme. Photograph: Atta Kenare/AFP

So Iran is about to clinch a deal with the world’s great powers? Maybe. The umpteenth deadline passed on July 9th, when the United States Congress do(...)

French prime minister Manuel Valls delivers a government statement on Greece at the National Assembly in Paris. France would do all it could to keep Greece in the euro zone, he said on Wednesday. Photograph: Jacky Naegelen/Reuters

French prime minister Manuel Valls fervently opposes the expulsion of Greece from the euro zone and says that rescheduling or writing down Greek debt (...)

German chancellor Angela Merkel and French president François Hollande speak to the press at the Elysée Palace in Paris, yesterday. Photograph: Bertrand Guay/Getty Images

The leaders of France and Germany seemed to speak directly to Greek prime minister Alexis Tsipras yesterday, telling him that he urgently needs to mak(...)

 A woman looks at flowers laid on Marhaba beach in Sousse, where 38 people were killed in last Friday’s terror attack, on June 30th, 2015 in Sousse, Tunisia. Photograph: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images 0:56

Seifeddine Rezgui, the 23-year-old student of electrical engineering who murdered 38 tourists in Tunisia on June 26th, trained at an Islamic State (IS(...)

Empty sunloungers on the beach near the RIU Imperial Marhaba hotel in Sousse, Tunisia, June 30th, 2015. Photograph: Steve Parsons/PA Wire

Paradisiacal gardens with a profusion of birds and flowers. The expanse of clear, turquoise blue water stretching to the horizon. No wonder the Europe(...)

  Seifeddine Rezgui:  killed 38 people in the Tunisian beach resort of Sousse on Friday. Photograph: AP

The Tunisian television station El-Hiwar Ettounsi called Seifeddine Rezgui, the 23-year-old electronics student who slaughtered 38 foreign tourists la(...)

British home secretary Theresa May, Tunisian interior minister Mohamed Najem Gharsalli, German interior minister Thomas de Maizière and French interior minister Bernard Cazeneuve give a press conference in the Riu Imperial Marhaba Hotel in Port el Kantaoui, on the outskirts of Sousse. Photograph: Kenzo Tribouillard/AFP/Getty Images

The interior ministers of Britain, France, Germany and Tunisia gathered to lay flowers in memory of 38 foreign tourists who were slaughtered last Frid(...)

Flowers and tributes  left at Marhaba beach near to where 38 people were killed on Friday.  Photograph: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images

Forty-eight hours after an apprentice electrician named Seifeddine Rezgui pulled a Kalashnikov assault rife from a sun umbrella and began mowing down (...)

This image released through social media accounts associated with Islamic State  purports to show Tunisian Seifeddine Rezgui who is believed to be the gunman who killed at least 39 people in the holiday resort of Sousse.  More than 30 people were wounded in the attack. Photograph via EPA/HO

Islamic State described Seifeddine Rezgui, the apprentice electrician who shot dead 38 people, most of them foreign tourists, in a beach resort near S(...)