French policemen  in the Normandy village of Saint-Étienne-du-Rouvray after a priest was killed in the latest of a string of attacks against Western targets claimed by or blamed on the Islamic State jihadist group. Photograph: Matthieu Alexandre/AFP/Getty Images

Another day, another attack. Europe is reeling from a spate of deadly summer assaults – by gun, axe, knife, machete and truck – leaving citizens anxi(...)

The neighbourhood in Paris that was home to Reda Hame, a French citizen who, according to interrogation records, was trained by Islamic State to strike in Europe. Hame was arrested in August 2015, before he could strike. Photograph: Pierre Terdjman/The New York Times

The day he left Syria with instructions to carry out a terrorist attack in France, Reda Hame (29), a computer technician from Paris, had been a membe(...)

An injured person is rescued  close to Paris’s Bataclan concert hall on the night of November 13th, 2015: the attackers, sent by the Islamic State’s external operations wing, were well-versed in a range of terrorism tactics such as suicide vests, gunmen in various locations and hostage-taking a report shows. Photograph: Miguel Medinamiguel Medina/AFP/Getty

Investigators found crates’ worth of disposable cellphones, used and discarded after being meticulously scoured of email data. All around Paris, they (...)