Keyword: Bataclan

Revealed: story behind arrests of far-right activists in France

By , and Jacques Massey

Ten men, including a former gendarme, have been arrested across France for their suspected role in a plot to attack Muslims. Mediapart can reveal that one of the suspects had been setting up his own laboratory to make explosives. Matthieu Suc, Marine Turchi and Jacques Massey report on the story behind the dramatic arrests and the murky world of the far-right in France.

Legal case filed over 'standdown' order to troops in 2015 Paris attacks

The official revelation that a group of soldiers on security patrol close to the Bataclan muic hall, where 90 concert goers were massacred by an Islamic State terrorist group on the evening of November 13th 2015, were ordered not to intervene has prompted a legal complaint by survivors and victims' relatives.

French outrage after President Trump mimics Paris attackers

US president suggested 2015 attacks could have been stopped by giving people guns and mimicked gunmen summoning victims one by one.

Paris attacks suspect goes on trial in Belgium over shootout

Armed police to guard court for trial of Salah Abdeslam over March 2016 shootout; he is due to face trial in France for 2015 attacks at later date.

‘Hurtful’ romantic film on Bataclan terror attack put on hold

Petition in France halts TV broadcast of fictional love story about couple who meet during 2015 Paris attack in which 90 people died.

Sting concert to reopen Paris terror attacks theatre

All 1,000 tickets for the November 12th concert by the British singer at the Bataclan, which reopens this Saturday for the first time since 90 people died when jihadist gunmen stormed a concert there last November, sold out within 30 minutes.

Paris attacks mastermind 'still at large' says intelligence chief

Top spy's testimony to MPs emerged Wednesday when, in a separate move, gendarmerie commandos slammed their boss for inaction during November 13 massacre.  

Eagles of Death Metal dropped by French festivals over Bataclan comments

Move came after singer Jesse Hughes suggested some concert hall security guards may have known in advance about November Paris attacks.

Photo of Paris terror attacks victim sparks press freedom row

A Paris court is to rule later this month whether a photographer breached personal privacy rules by taking a harrowing photo of a Bataclan theatre victim.

Eagles of Death Metal frontman: 'Everyone should have access to guns'

Jesse Hughes, who performs in Paris with the band three months after Bataclan massacre, said 'until nobody has guns everybody has to have them'.

Woman in hiding tells why she blew whistle on Paris attacker

She says she heard that Abdelhamid Abaaoud entered France with 90 others and planned attacks on creche, police station and shopping mall.

Mother of November Paris attacks victim vows to sue Belgium for negligence

Mother of 26-year-old murdered at the Bataclan theatre in attack by a group of mostly Belgian gunmen said Belgium could have arrested them earlier.

Two arrested in Austria over suspected links to Paris attacks

The pair 'from the Middle East' were arrested in a centre for refugees in Salzburg 'on suspicion of belonging to a terrorist organisation'.

France arrests three over Islamist attacks on Paris

Two men and a woman were detained in connection with deadly terror attacks in the French capital last month and in January.

Paris attacks ringleader 'directed Bataclan bombers by phone'

Witness saw 'agitated' Abdelhamid Abaaoud talking on his mobile close to concert hall where gunmen left 89 people dead, reveals terrorism expert.