French magazine Charlie Hebdo goes on sale in the UK

Hundreds of people queued from the early hours outside UK shops selling the latest edition of French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo.

It comes as around 10 people have been arrested and questioned over the "possible logistical support" they may have provided three gunmen who carried out last week's attacks in Paris, Agence France-Presse reports.

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Violence erupts in anti-Charlie Hebdo protest in Pakistan

Hundreds of protesters clashed with police in Pakistan as a demonstration against satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo turned violent.

At least one person was injured as security forces used water cannons and tear gas on the protesters, who in turn fired shots and threw stones at officers.

Protests have been held against Charlie Hebdo in Pakistan Credit: PA

It was the latest in a string of similar demonstrations held outside the French consulate in the city of Karachi in recent days.

The protests were sparked by anger at the magazine carrying a cartoon of the Prophet Mohammed on its front page for its first edition since Islamic extremists stormed its Paris offices and killed 12 people.

Customers 'buy Charlie Hebdo to defend free speech'

Customers queueing from the early hours to get their hands on a copy of Charlie Hebdo have said they turned out because they were "determined" to stand up for freedom of speech.

Speaking to ITV's Good Morning Britain, many said they also felt they wanted to show solidarity with France.

Another customer, German national Moritz Riewoldt, aged 22, from Putney in London, began to queue shortly after midnight.

It's important to be here to support the freedom of the press. I know what it can mean to a country.

If you're scared of saying what you think, I know where this can lead. It's part of history and you can probably tell your grandchildren that.

It's a stick-up to the terrorists to say you're not going to get us down this easily and make a stand.

– Moritz Riewoldt, customer

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Video: Hundreds head to French Quarter for Charlie Hebdo

Dozens of people have descended on a small French bookshop in London in a bid to get hold of a copy of Charlie Hebdo.

Queues formed around the block outside Librairie la Page in South Kensington.

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Hundreds of people have headed to South Kensington's French Quarter in an effort to get hold of the so-called survivors' edition - the first issue published since gunmen killed 12 people at the magazine's Paris office last week.

Long queues also formed outside The French Bookshop, where croissants were handed out to the waiting crowd.

Croissants handed out to crowds in Charlie Hebdo queue

Croissants are being handed out to people queueing in the cold and dark in the hope of getting hold of the survivors' edition of Charlie Hebdo.

Croissants are being handed out to those in the queue Credit: ITV News

Dozens of people have lined up outside The French Bookshop in South Kensington, London, to try to get hold of one of the 1,000 copies expected to go on sale in the UK today.

And as queues snaked around the block, a generous bakery worker took pity on the crowd and decided to take them some breakfast.

Dozens of people have joined the queue outside The French Bookshop in South Kensington Credit: ITV News

Queues as people try to get hold of Charlie Hebdo

Queues have begun to build as people try to bag one of just 1,000 copies of Charlie Hebdo's survivors' edition to go on sale in the UK.

It is the first issue of the satirical magazine since gunmen stormed its offices in Paris, shooting 12 people dead.

Around 1,000 copies are expected to go on sale in the UK today Credit: PA

The controversial front cover depicts a crying Prophet Mohammed, holding a "Je Suis Charlie" sign - the slogan which has become a declaration of support for freedom of speech since the attack - beneath the words: "All is forgiven".

A total of five million copies of the magazine have been printed, dwarfing its usual circulation of 60,000 and three million more than expected, due to the unprecedented level of demand.

A total of five million copies of the magazine have been printed Credit: PA

Wholesalers Smiths News, Comag and Menzies Distribution said they would be distributing the issue, while The French Bookshop in South Kensington was also due to stock the edition.

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John Kerry arrives in Paris to offer support after attacks

US Secretary of State John Kerry has arrived in Paris to offer the support of Washington following last week's terror attacks.

He greeted French President Francois Hollande with a hug and a handshake, before the men went inside.

John Kerry and Francois Hollande shake hands Credit: Reuters

Kerry will be taken on a visit to the scenes of the attacks later, including the offices of satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo.

Yesterday, Kerry said his visit to France was to give a "big hug" to the people of Paris.

Kerry will offer the support of Washington Credit: Reuters

Overnight raids in Paris as police probe 'logistical support'

Around 10 people have been arrested and questioned over the "possible logistical support" they may have provided three gunmen who carried out last week's attacks in Paris, Agence France-Presse reports.

Officers in the French capital arrested the people from addresses in and around Paris overnight on suspicion of providing weapons and vehicles to the men behind three days of terror in the city.

Quoting a police source, French news channel iTELE said eight people were still in police custody this morning.

Pope on Charlie Hebdo: You can't insult the faith of others

Pope Francis has weighed into the debate over French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, saying it was wrong to provoke others by insulting their religion.

"You can't provoke, you can't insult the faith of others, you can't make fun of faith," he told reporters.

Pope Francis has condemned the Paris terror attacks. Credit: RTV

The Pope, who has condemned the Paris terror attacks, stressed that freedom of expression should not offend.

To illustrate his point, he turned to an aide and said: "It is true that you must not react violently, but although we are good friends if Mr Gasparri says a curse word against my mother, he can expect a punch, it's normal."

"Many people who speak badly about other religions, or religion, who make fun of them, make other people's religions a joke well, that is a provocation."

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