Police in Paris have shot and wounded a man after he attacked an officer with a hammer outside Notre-Dame Cathedral.Read the full story ›
A man has been arrested in Belgium in relation to the November 2015 terror attacks in Paris.
The 31-year-old man, named as Yassine A, was charged with terrorist murders and being a lead member of a terrorist organisation.
Prosecutors gave no further details on how he was related to the attacks.
Some 129 people were killed and dozens left injured after coordinated attacks on the Bataclan concert hall, the Saint-Denis Stadium as well as cafes and bars across the city.
The mayor of Paris has called for a black feminist festival in the French capital to be banned because it "prohibited white people".Read the full story ›
Six environmental activists slipped into the iconic Paris landmark at around 5am to protest on the final day of presidential campaigning.Read the full story ›
The French president has delivered posthumous awards in a national ceremony in Paris as the slain officer's partner appealed for peace.Read the full story ›
A man with a knife has been arrested by police at Paris' Gare du Nord station.
The arrest comes amid heightened security after the attack in Paris and as France prepares to go to the polls.
The man was arrested immediately and no one was injured in the incident, a police official told the Associated Press.
Video online shows heavily armed police surrounding a prone man as people hurried past.
The Gare de Nord is one of the French capital's top transit hubs, serving the city's metro, suburban trains as well as intercity and high-speed trains like the Eurostar from London.
- Video report by ITV News Europe Correspondent James Mates
The aftershocks of the shooting central Paris reverberated around France as the country prepares to go to the polls in just two days.
Candidates declared campaigning at an end for the upcoming presidential election after the attack on Thursday night.
But National Front candidate Marine Le Pen sought to make political capital of the shooting in a country on high alert after numerous terrorist attacks.
She laid the blame on the government's weakness in the face of Islamic extremists, earning a strict rebuke from Prime Minister Bernard Cazeneuve.
First-round voting is set to begin on Sunday morning - and no opinion polls showing what impact, if any, the shooting had will be published before then.
The Paris gunman Karim Cheurfi was a loner with few interests in life, his former lawyer has said.
Jean-Laurent Panier described Cheurfi as an "extremely isolated" individual who passed near unnoticed while in detention in comments to BFM-TV.
Despite reports that the gunman may have been inspired by radical Islamist terrorists, Mr Panier said his client never discussed religion.
"His only conversations were about how to fill his daily life with video games," he said.
Prosecutors describe French national with a long history of violence and criminal offences but few obvious signs of radicalisation.Read the full story ›
The attacker in the Paris shootings was named as Karim Cheurfi by Paris prosecutor who said he carried a note expressing support for so-called IS during the attack.
French officials confirmed the identity of the gunman as well as reports that a note defending the terror group was found near his body after he was shot dead in a return of fire.