An injured man holds his head as people gather near the Bataclan concert hall following fatal shootings in Paris. Photograph: Christian Hartmann/Reuters

The deadliest attack on French soil since the second World War – and the first carried out by suicide bombers – took place at six locations in Pari(...)

Financial director of   ‘Charlie Hebdo’ Eric Portheault with  cartoonist Laurent Sourisseau:    Sourisseau says he now lives in a haze of “fear, prudence and lucidity”. Photograph: Charly Triballeau/AFP/Getty Images

Circulation is up at Charlie Hebdo. So are the death threats. Nine months after French-born Islamists slaughtered 12 in an attack on the satirical mag(...)

‘Maybe it’s not the best Irish pub abroad, but for almost 20 years it has been mine. With it will go part of this city that has become home, and a bit of the home I left behind.’ Photograph: Coolin Irish Pub Paris Facebook page

  The Irish Times’ Generation Emigration project is on the hunt for the best Irish pub in the world outside Ireland. The following is one (...)

Charlie Hebdo editor Stéphan Charbonnier. “Charb had nothing against Muslims – every religion got it from Charlie,” said Irish musician Paddy Sherlock. Photograph: AP Photo/Michel Euler

Irish musician Paddy Sherlock, who has been based in Paris for the last 25 years, was asked to play and sing at the funeral of Charlie Hebdo editor St(...)

People queue outside a Paris newsagent’s yesterday as the latest edition of satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo goes on sale. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

France has begun a crackdown on hate speech, arresting 54 people for anti-Semitism and defending terrorism in the past week. In a message sent to all(...)

Columnist Philippe Lançon, who recounted events in Libération. Photograph: Bertrand Rindoff Petroff/Getty Images

Sigolène Vinson picked up a cake at a local boulangerie on her way to work that morning. It was Charlie Hebdo’s first day back after the New Year, and(...)

A woman reads the last issue of French satirical weekly Charlie on Wednesday. Photograph:  AFP/Getty/Bertrand Guaybertrand

Charlie Hebdo has increased the print run of its latest issue to five million in order to meet demand after the first 700,000 copies sold out in newsa(...)

Edouard Perrin: said there were about  20 people in the TV production company’s offices, including some trainees. “I told everyone to go to the third floor and to go to the roof, or to be ready to go to the roof.”

A French journalist who was among the first to enter the offices of Charlie Hebdo on Wednesday has described the scene as being like something from a (...)

A young woman holds a symbolic pen  as she joins others for a minute of silence in front of Notre Dame cathedral in memory of the 12 victims of the massacre at the Paris headquarters of satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo. Photograph: Ian Langsdon/EPA

At noon, France fell silent. The trains stopped, classrooms went quiet and in every public building in the country people stopped what they were doing(...)