Two pictures of the gunman suspected of carrying out the shootings at the offices of French newspaper Liberation and a bank have been released.
Police believe the lone gunman is responsible for the attack at the newspaper in Paris as well as three other incidents.
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Showers continue across some southern and western areas tonight.
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