Financial director of   ‘Charlie Hebdo’ Eric Portheault with  cartoonist Laurent Sourisseau:    Sourisseau says he now lives in a haze of “fear, prudence and lucidity”. Photograph: Charly Triballeau/AFP/Getty Images

Circulation is up at Charlie Hebdo. So are the death threats. Nine months after French-born Islamists slaughtered 12 in an attack on the satirical mag(...)

File photograph of French cartoonist Luz, who works for satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo. Luz has said he will no longer draw the prophet Mohammad. File photograph: Martin Bureau/AFP/Getty Images

One of the few cartoonists to survive an Islamist militant attack on France’s Charlie Hebdo magazine is leaving the publication, saying he can no lon(...)

Columnist Philippe Lançon, who recounted events in Libération. Photograph: Bertrand Rindoff Petroff/Getty Images

Sigolène Vinson picked up a cake at a local boulangerie on her way to work that morning. It was Charlie Hebdo’s first day back after the New Year, and(...)

Employees from the satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo meet in the offices of the left-wing daily Libération in Paris. Two days after the attacks by terrorists on the weekly, the newspaper’s remaining staff members gathered to build the next issue while still in shock. Photograph: Bertrand Guay/Pool

French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo is publishing a cartoon of the Prophet Muhammad on the cover of its first issue since Islamic extremists killed (...)

French Interior Minister Manuel Valls (centre) and Christian Flaesch (center right), director of the Paris’ judiciary police, speak to reporters this morning at the  headquarters of the Paris police force. Photograph: Reuters

French police have arrested a man they suspect to be the gunman who spread panic across Paris for three days after shooting and critically injuring a (...)

Deputy mayor of Paris  Anne Hidalgo:  “We must continue to fight the National Front. It is an extreme right-wing party, which I consider a danger to democracy.” Photograph: Gonzalo  Fuentes/Reuters

The ruling Socialist Party has reacted with alarm to the strong showing by the extreme right-wing National Front (FN) in a byelection in southern Fran(...)