French President begins rare joint session of both houses of the French parliament with words: 'France is at war'
We are at war but it is, in part, a propaganda war - Isis appears to be winning
Passport was not on Almuhamed's body - rather it was 'lying nearby, as if meant to be found'
Islamic State’s strategy is manifest – to create the conditions for a racial, or religious, civil war
The attacks come ten months after the city was stunned by the Charlie Hebdo attacks
A crowd of around 300 placed obstacles on the slip-road to the port in an attempt to slow or stop lorries bound for Britain
Spoof Metro maps will title each station as an escalating sexual remark from 'You’re sweet' to 'Say something, you filthy bitch' in the wake of a survey which found that 100% of Parisian women had been propositioned or groped on the network
When answering questions on her planned reforms of the middle-school curriculum in the French parliament last week, Ms Vallaud-Belkacem wore an elegant, black dress with a low neck-line. A tiny section of the lace of her brassière was visible
Splendour and Misery. Images of Prostitution 1850-1910 is a tour de force that has assembled scores of wonderful paintings by Manet, Degas, Cézanne, Van Gogh, Derain, Picasso and many of their lesser-known contemporaries
World View: Both France and its flagship airline have failed to adjust to global competition
Around 100 workers, mostly from the ground and mechanical staff, stormed a management and union meeting
Ground staff will strike for two hours on Monday in protest but their anger is directed as much at pilots as at management
Melun is a dull commuter town to the south-east of the French capital
President Putin is expected to go to the UN later this month to propose a new 'international alliance' against Isis
A small band of humourists and journalists is holding out, Asterix-like, against attempts by a French billionaire to tame the country’s cheekiest television station.
Claire Chazal had served her country's most-watched TV channel for 24 years. Now she’s been forced to step down