French policemen patrol during the reopening of the Christmas market in Strasbourg, eastern France, after a deadly gun attack. File photograph: Sebastien Bozon/AFP/Getty Images

The man suspected of a gun attack at a Christmas market in Strasbourg this month that left five dead had pledged allegiance to the Islamic State group(...)

People visit the Christmas Market, in Strasbourg, France, on Friday. Photograph: EPA

Strasbourg reopened its traditional Christmas market under heavy security on Friday, the morning after French police shot dead a gunman suspected of (...)

Handout picture released by French police of Cherif Chekatt, suspected of being the gunman involved in the Strasbourg shooting. Photograph: French police handout/AFP/Getty Images

French authorities were continuing to search on Wednesday night for Cherif Chekatt, the 29-year-old Frenchman suspected of having murdered two people (...)