“As fathers and father figures, we need to talk to our boys about what it means to be a man. We need them to be aware, not just of the harm they can do to women, but of the harm they can do to themselves.”  File photograph: Getty Images

As soon as hair began to appear on my upper lip, signalling the start of the rough passage from boyhood to manhood, my father took me aside. There are(...)

French president Emmanuel Macron  walks towards the coffin of Arnaud Beltrame at the Hótel des Invalides in ParisPhotograph: Ludovic Marin/Pool via Reuters

France has honoured its heroic gendarme Arnaud Beltrame, who died saving hostages’ lives at a supermarket siege last week, with all the respect, grati(...)

Tributes to Arnaud Beltrame killed in jihadist attack are pictured in front of barracks of the gendarmerie on Wednesday. in Carcassonne.  Photograph: Eric Cabaniseric/AFP/Getty

The 18-year-old girlfriend of a gunman who claimed allegiance to Islamic State before killing four in a shooting spree and supermarket hostage-taking(...)

A photograph of Lieut-Col Arnaud Beltrame on a bunch of flowers at the main gate of police headquarters in Carcassonne, France, on Saturday.  Photograph: AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti

A memorial service has been held for the four victims of the terrorist shooting spree and supermarket hostage-taking in southern France, as police con(...)

French National Gendarmerie Intervention Group (GIGN)  gather outside the Super U supermarket in the town of Trebes, southern France, where a man took hostages on Friday morning. Photograph: Eric Cabanis/AFP/Getty Images

Three people were killed and 16 others were wounded in attacks by a Franco-Moroccan gunman in and around Carcassonne, southern France on Friday. Genda(...)