Riot police officers patrol inside Orly airport south of Paris on Saturday. Photograph: Kamil Zihnioglu/AP

A postmortem was being carried out on Sunday to determine whether a suspected Islamic extremist was drunk or high on drugs when he took a soldier host(...)

French police officers patrol  the courtyard of the Louvre museum after a soldier was attacked in Paris. Photograph: Christophe Ena/AP Photo

The assailant who attacked French soldiers at the Louvre museum on Friday morning wore a black T-shirt emblazoned with a skull and wielded two 40cm ma(...)

Paris public prosecutor  Francois Molins giving a press conference on Friday  following the arrest of a group of suspected extremists who he said were preparing an attack in the Paris area. Photograph: Lionel Bonaventure/AFP/Getty Images

Five men arrested this week in France were planning a terror attack as early as next week and were receiving their orders from an Islamic State group (...)

Three women were arrested after car laden with gas cylinders was found abandoned near Notre Dame cathedral in Paris on September 4th. Photograph: Miguel Medina/AFP/Getty Images

A French judge handed preliminary charges on Saturday to a 29-year-old woman whom authorities suspect is part of a female “terrorist commando” group i(...)

Abdel Malik Petitjean (19), one the two men who stormed into a church in the northern French town of Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray during morning mass and cut the throat of a 86-year-old priest at the altar. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

French officials have identified the second man involved in the murder of a priest in a Normandy church. The French prosecutors’ office said DNA te(...)

People stand in front of the Place de la Republique monument in Paris,  after a priest was killed in the Normandy city of St-Étienne-du-Rouvray in the latest attack claimed by Islamic State. Photograph: Geoffroy Van Der Hasselt/AFP/Getty Images

President François Hollande will meet leaders of all French religious communities this morning in the hope of preventing a war of religion after two m(...)

People stand in front of  a makeshift memorial in Nice four days after the attack on July 14th by Mohamed Lahouaiej Bouhlel that left 84 people dead. Photograph: Valery Hache//AFP/Getty Images

His own parents were so frightened by his violence that they kicked him out when he was 16. Desperate, by the time he was 19, they dragged him to a ps(...)

People walk past flowers left in tribute at a makeshift memorial to the victims of the Bastille Day truck attack near the Promenade des Anglais in Nice, France. Photograph: Reuters

Mohamed Lahouaiej-Bouhlel, the Tunisian driver who killed 84 people by driving a lorry down the Promenade des Anglais in Nice on July 14th, “benefited(...)

Public anger flared at noon yesterday, when the prime minister, Manuel Valls, attended a ceremony on the Promenade des Anglais, near  where Laouaiej-Bouhlel was killed by police. Photograph: Ben Birchall/PA Wire

François Molins, the prosecutor leading the investigation into the attack that killed 84 people in Nice on July 14th, yesterday confirmed press repor(...)

French public prosecutor of Paris Francois Molins addresses a press conference about the truck attack that killed 84 in  Nice. Photograph: Francois Guillot/AFP/Getty images

The truck driver who killed 84 people in Nice had expressed support for Islamic State and searched online for information about the attack on a gay ni(...)

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