Four days after the massacre at Charlie Hebdo magazine, followed by the murders of two police officers and two bloody sieges which saw four people executed in a Jewish supermarket, the people of France have taken to the streets in record numbers - 3.7 million - in a day of solidarity with the 17 victims of the attacks. For the first time in a quarter of a century the French president marched with the people as François Hollande joined more than 40 world leaders on the streets of Paris which he said had become the “capital of the world” for the day. But the most moving part of the massive march between two major squares in Paris, the place de la République and the place de la Nation, part of the biggest public gatherings seen in France since the Liberation in 1944, was the volume of ordinary citizens who turned out to show support for the victims' families and their determination that people's freedoms should not be undermined by terrorists. Mediapart reports on the turnout in words and pictures (updated Monday).
Amedy Coulibaly claims allegiance in it to Islamic State and says he helped fund Kouachi brothers' attack on satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo.
The emotional march, which is expected to attract more than a million people, will be led by relatives of the victims of last week's attacks.
Police source says officers were told to erase their social media presence and carry weapons at all times because of terror sleeper cell threat.
Lassana Bathily ushered about 15 people into basement room and turned off power and lights after the gunman burst into kosher supermarket.
Number of attacks against mosques in France grows after the terror attack on the offices of Charlie Hebdo last Wednesday.
Stories emerge of how hidden man at besieged printing works fed information to police by text, while a father hid his son in supermarket fridge.
Reports say gunman holding up to 5 hostages in kosher supermarket is linked to Charlie Hebdo killers and is suspect in policewoman murder.
With tension building, Muslim leaders advised veiled women to avoid going out alone and urged members to join in national minute of silence.
For the second night running, in towns and cities across France people honored those who paid with their lives for press freedom.
Unarmed traffic policewoman killed after two armed men opened fire, but so far it is unclear if is linked to Charlie Hebdo magazine massacre.
Total number of tourists who came in 2014 to admire works of art and antiquities including Da Vinci's Mona Lisa was 9.3 million.
The victims, who include two police officers, were killed after hooded gunmen attacked the Paris office of the French satirical magazine.
Three of the deaths were due to hypothermia as temperatures fell to minus 14°C in some areas while the other victims died in a fire at a squat.
Shots were fired this week at a Jewish-owned printers' shop, a kosher restaurant and a synagogue all situated in the north of the capital.