UK's home secretary to have scheduled talks on security with French counterpart amid calls for British border controls in Calais to be reviewed.
Authorities even considered cancelling the Mass and procession next Monday at Catholic site of pilgrimage after recent terror attacks in France.
Mayor said move to cancel famous 'Braderie de Lille' - which attracted 2.5 million people in 2015 - was prompted by 'risks we cannot address'.
Amid criticism from local political figures, the government orders police inquiry to establish security in place on July 14th when 84 died in truck attack.
Officials say police will patrol Stade de France stadium and fan zones in central Paris but rule out a victory parade if France win.
Security will be especially tight at the official fan zone at the foot of the Eiffel Tower in Paris, where up to 90,000 fans at a time can assemble.
Special operations gendarmes, the equivalent of Britain’s SAS, will be among 23,000 police deployed to combat terror threat at July's race.
Police chief admits that security 'broke down' during football cup final at Stade de France north of Paris, just weeks before start of tournament.
But aviation expert says security breach at Charles de Gaulle airport would be 'completely incredible' as it has the 'highest standards' in world.
French authorities have reportedly trained for the possibility of drones being used to disperse chemical or biological weapons over crowds.
Manuel Valls urged extra vigilance to stop people entering Europe on false passports as IS has 'stolen a large number of passports in Syria'.
France launches recruitment drive for 12,000 extra reservists to help with security operations around the country following 2015 terrorist attacks.
German media quote expert as saying 2014 incident at Fessenheim plant near German border was unique occurrence in Western Europe.
French MPs this week voted in favour of the government’s proposed reforms of France’s constitution, which include enshrining into fundamental law state of emergency powers and the stripping of French nationality from convicted terrorists. The highly controversial bill will next month be debated by the Senate, and must finally be presented to an extraordinary ‘Congress’ meeting of both houses. Mediapart editor François Bonnet argues here that the proposed reform of the constitution carries a triple menace that threatens the heart of French democracy, the future of the socialist party, and also President François Hollande's ambition to gain a second term of office.
French capital abandons traditional firework display on Champs Elysées, calling in no fewer than 11,000 police to patrol the festivities.