French  police officers, military personnel and rescue helpers attend an exercise simulating a chemical terrorist attack in view of the Uefa Euro 2016 soccer championship  in Toulouse, southern France. Photograph: Guillaume Horcajuelo/EPA

In the wake of jihadist attacks that killed 148 people in France last year, and in the run-up to the Euro 2016 football championship that will bring m(...)

Damaged facade of southern range of the stable yard at Abbeville, the former estate of Charles Haughey and family. Photograph: Hughes Planning and Development Consultants

A planning application for the former Dublin residence of late ex-taoiseach Charles Haughey and his family - the Abbeville estate - has revealed the d(...)

Thousands of people attend a demonstration  at the old port in Marseille, southern France. Photograph: Claude Paris/AP Photo

As tens of thousands gathered in Marseille’s old port yesterday in solidarity with the victims of a week of violence in Paris, the tributes pinned out(...)

Police attend the scene of Adrien Anigo’s murder in Marseille on Thursday, the city’s 15th fatality in gang warfare this year. Photograph: Claude Paris/AP Photo

“Marseille is a city that eats its own children,” José Anigo told a French newspaper in 2011. Anigo played football for Olympique de Marseille (OM) fo(...)