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Paris climate conference protests to go on despite ban on march

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Following the recent terror attacks, public demonstrations have been banned in Paris. This includes the huge march for the climate planned for Sunday November 29th, on the eve of the opening of the COP 21 climate change conference in the French capital. Some groups have described the ban as an attack on civil liberties. Meanwhile the march organisers, the Coalition Climat 21, have vowed that some form of public demonstration – within the law – will still take place. Jade Lindgaard reports.

French far-right sees popularity rise after Paris attacks

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Front National's Marion Maréchal Le Pen ahead in polls in PACA region in southern France ahead of December's regional elections.

Security casts shadow over French love of ‘liberté’ and ‘fraternité’

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After attacks, state is introducing radical measures which threaten to alter the balance between freedom and securit, writes The Observer.

Two dead, 7 arrested in police raid targeting Paris attackers

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One of dead was female suicide bomber who blew herself up as French police searched for alleged mastermind Abdelhamid Abaaoud.

Explosions and gunfire as police raid near Paris targets plot 'mastermind'

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Female suicide bomber blows herself up as police target alleged ringleader Abdelhamid Abaaoud, Salah Abdeslam and a 'ninth' attacker.

Afraid, the young people of Paris refuse to bow to terror

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The shootings and bombings in Paris on the evening of Friday November 13th targeted people – mainly young people – who had simply gone out to enjoy themselves. Two days after the killings Mediapart talked to pupils and students from the Paris region as they went back to school or university. Many spoke of their fear of being “in the wrong place at the wrong time” and are still struggling to make sense of the carnage. But they insist they are determined to carry on living their lives to the full. Mathilde Goanec, Dan Israel, Amélie Poinssot and Ellen Salvi report.

French police search terror suspects' premises

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Car rented by Salah Abdeslam, the suspected eighth gunman, is also being inspected as France mobilises 115,000 security personnel. 

President Hollande on war footing after Paris attacks

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After the Charlie Hebdo shootings in January this year President François Hollande's key focus was on pulling the nation together. Now, after the terror attacks that struck Paris on Friday November 13th, the French head of state has espoused the language of war to justify more air strikes by French jets in Syria and Iraq, stronger internal security measures, more police officers and, most notably, a change to the French constitution. In a rare address to French MPs and senators Hollande said on Monday: “France is at war.” As Lénaïg Bredoux and Martine Orange report, the mood in the French presidency is for tough talk and tough measures to combat jihadists – and also to stop the French Right from seizing the political initiative.

French PM warns more attacks to come as police launch pre-dawn anti-terror raids

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Manuel Valls said Friday's shootings were 'planned in Syria' and that Europe should be prepared for a repeat attack in weeks ahead.

Two French tourists among those killed in Tunis terror attack

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The French victims were among a reported 20 foreign tourists and three Tunisians shot dead by gunmen who attacked the Bardo museum.

Four arrested over links to Paris kosher store killer

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Three men and a policewoman are held for questioning over their relationships with Amedy Coulibaly who shot four people dead in January.

Hollande meets terror attacks survivors and victims' families

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The French president promised survivors and families that they will be given "all the truth" about this month's attacks which left 17 victims died.

The post-attacks challenge for France in integrating its disaffected suburbs

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The gulf separating the populations of high-rise, low income, out-of-town neighbourhoods from the rest of France is wider today than ever.

Muslim who saved Paris kosher store attack hostages receives French nationality

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Malian-born Lassana Bathily, 24, who came to France eight years ago, said 'I'm not a hero' and that he was 'proud and moved' to become French.

Four to face judge on suspicion of aiding Paris terror attacks

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The group are suspected of providing logistical help to Amedy Coulibaly, the gunman who killed four Jewish hostages on January 9th.