Fr Jacques Hamel celebrating Mass in the church of Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray, Normandy. He was murdered there  on July 26th, 2016. Photograph: Paroisse Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray/AFP

French authorities have undertaken a potentially explosive investigation into intelligence blunders that failed to prevent the murder of an 85-year-ol(...)

French president Francois Hollande and labour minister Myriam El Khomri (behind him) on a visit on Tuesday to the Paris suburb of Aubervilliers. Photograph: Stephane de Sakutin/AFP via Getty

The suburbs on the outskirts of Paris continue to be the scene of nightly clashes between police and youths from immigrant background, following the a(...)