France attack

March 24, 2018
March 24, 2018

French police 'hero' dies of wounds

A French policeman who was shot and stabbed after swapping himself for a hostage in a rampage and siege President Emmanuel Macron branded "an Islamist terrorist attack" dies of his wounds, becoming the gunman's fourth victim.

July 17, 2016
July 17, 2016

Nice lorry attacker 'researched route'

The Tunisian man who carried out the lorry attack in the French city of Nice researched his route in the days beforehand, French media reports say.

November 27, 2015
November 27, 2015

France to honour Paris attack victims

France is to hold a national memorial service for the 130 people who died in the Paris attacks two weeks ago.

November 25, 2015
November 25, 2015

Schools and metro reopen in Brussels

The Brussels metro and schools are due to reopen after they were shut four days ago in a security crackdown following the Paris attacks.

November 22, 2015
November 22, 2015

Brussels shutdown as manhunt continues

Terror alert led restaurants and bars to shut early amid fears of a Paris-style attack in Central Brussels. The manhunt continues for the fugitive Salah Abdeslam, who is thought to be armed with a suicide belt.

November 20, 2015
November 20, 2015

EU agrees to tighten borders after Paris attacks

EU ministers agrees to get tough on border security after the devastating Paris attacks, as prosecutors said a third body had been found following a police raid on the ringleader's hideout.

November 19, 2015
November 19, 2015

Danger of chemical attack: French PM

French PM Manuel Valls warns that France could face chemical or biological attack from terror groups, as MPs debate extending the state of emergency after the Paris attacks.

November 17, 2015
November 17, 2015

Paris attackers are 'psychopathic monsters'

US Secretary of State John Kerry describes Islamic State (IS) militants as "psychopathic monsters" following Friday's deadly attacks in Paris.

November 17, 2015
November 17, 2015

Paris attacks expose failures, challenges for intelligence services

France's security services are once again facing a harsh spotlight after failing to prevent the brutal attacks in Paris carried out by the Islamic State group.

November 16, 2015
November 16, 2015

Dozens arrested across France in raids

A total of 23 people are arrested and dozens of weapons seized in a series of raids on suspected Islamist militants across France, officials say.