Vigil takes place for Paris massacre victims

Former Jersey Deputy Sean Power is planning a vigil this evening to pay tribute to the victims of the attack on a satirical magazine in Paris.

It follows similar gatherings around Europe last night.

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President of Alderney speaks on Paris attack

The President of the States of Alderney has expressed his condolences on behalf of the island towards the families of those killed in the Paris tragedy.

Alderney enjoys a close relationship with France and feels solidarity with its people. We utterly condemn these cowardly attacks and our thoughts are with the families of those killed or injured.

– Stuart Trought, President of the States of Alderney
The scene outside the Paris office of Charlie Hebdo in the aftermath of the shootings Credit: REUTERS/Philippe Wojazer

The President has written official messages of sympathy and support on behalf of the people of Alderney to the French Consul in Guernsey and to the French ambassador at St James’ in London.

Alderney police officers joined colleagues across the Channel Islands in a minute’s silence at 10.30am to remember the people who died in the attack.

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