Funeral costs in France can often be beyond the means of the least well-off and their surviving relatives. In one region an association has teamed up with an insurance company to offer low-cost cover to ensure that the poor can organise a dignified final ceremony. In other areas local associations are naming and shaming local councils in a bid to force them to carry out their legal obligations to provide decent burial arrangements for the most disadvantaged. Mathilde Goanec reports.
Five of the magazine's editorial team and a police officer, gunned down last week by Islamic extremists, were buried amid emotional scenes.
As seven of last week's Paris shootings victims were buried, France issued arrest warrant for a man held in Bulgaria linked to one of the gunmen.
Three police officers, and four civilians murdered in a kosher supermarket, were among 17 people killed in the attacks in and around Paris.