VIDEO: Blind panic hits the streets of Paris
France

VIDEO: Blind panic hits the streets of Paris

Proof of how tense Paris is post terror attacks came on Sunday night when a false alarm sparked scenes of blind panic in the streets. The Local's Oliver Gee and other readers witnessed the chaos up close.

French warplanes pound Isis stronghold in Syria
France

French warplanes pound Isis stronghold in Syria

French fighter bombers pounded the de facto Syrian capital of Isis, the city of Raqa, on Sunday, destroying a command post and a training camp, the defence ministry said.

Paris hospitals looked like war zones: doctors
France

Paris hospitals looked like war zones: doctors

The injuries of Paris attack survivors resemble war wounds and many are in deep shock, hospital doctors treating the victims said on Sunday.

20,000 Copenhageners hold vigil for Paris
Denmark

20,000 Copenhageners hold vigil for Paris

UPDATED: The Danish capital, itself the scene of a terror attack earlier this year, was filled on Sunday with people paying their respects to the victims of Friday's tragic events in Paris.

Madonna cries for Paris at Stockholm concert
Sweden

Madonna cries for Paris at Stockholm concert

An emotional Madonna asked the crowd to observe a moment of silence for the victims of the Paris terror attacks and their families during a concert on her Rebel Heart tour in Stockholm on Saturday night.

Merkel to attend German match after Paris attacks
Germany

Merkel to attend German match after Paris attacks

Germany will face the Netherlands in a friendly on Tuesday with chancellor Angela Merkel and senior ministers to attend in a show of solidarity following the Paris terror attacks.

Fatal French test train had children on board
France

Fatal French test train had children on board

A French high-speed train that derailed on a test run Saturday, leaving at least 10 dead and 37 injured, had "several children" on board, the rail company said Sunday.

‘Parisians have to continue, if not they win’
France

‘Parisians have to continue, if not they win’

Two days after terrorists killed 129 people across Paris, residents of the city are left feeling a mixture of defiance and fear as they face the future writes, The Local's Sam Davies.

Swedish woman killed in Paris was from Västerås
Sweden

Swedish woman killed in Paris was from Västerås

The Swede killed in the Paris attacks was in her twenties and came from the central Sweden town of Västerås, according to Swedish public broadcaster SVT.

Paris attacks: the key facts we know so far
France

Paris attacks: the key facts we know so far

French investigators believe there were three teams involved in Friday's attacks on Paris. The Local looks a the key facts confirmed so far about how the deadly violence was planned.

Danish MP: ‘Bomb women and children’
Denmark

Danish MP: ‘Bomb women and children’

The head of parliament's Foreign Policy Committee said that in light of the Paris terror attacks, the West should get much more aggressive in its campaign against the terror group Isis.

Syrian refugees brace for Paris attack backlash
France

Syrian refugees brace for Paris attack backlash

The discovery of a Syrian passport near the body of one attacker has sparked concerns that some assailants might have entered Europe as part of the huge influx of people fleeing Syria's civil war.

German president: World faces ‘new type of war’
Germany

German president: World faces ‘new type of war’

German President Joachim Gauck said on Sunday the world is confronted with a "new type of war" perpetrated by terrorists bent on killing those who refuse to follow their "barbaric ideology".

Bataclan survivor tells of moment of doom
France

Bataclan survivor tells of moment of doom

It was to be an evening of fun, watching an American rock group with some friends.

One German confirmed dead in Paris attacks
Germany

One German confirmed dead in Paris attacks

The Paris terror attacks have claimed a life of at least one German national, according to the Foreign Ministry in Berlin.

Vienna to host Miss Earth pageant
Austria

Vienna to host Miss Earth pageant

For the first time in its 14-year history, the Miss Earth beauty pageant will bring its message of environmental awareness to Europe with a contest in Vienna.

Schweinsteiger calls for unity after Paris attacks
Germany

Schweinsteiger calls for unity after Paris attacks

Germany football captain Bastain Schweinsteiger said on Sunday that the tragedy in Paris has left him 'speechless' and has called for unity after the latest wave of terrorist attacks.

Four Spaniards named as victims in Paris terrorist attacks
Spain

Four Spaniards named as victims in Paris terrorist attacks

UPDATED: Three Spanish men were named among the victims of Friday’s deadly attacks in Paris as well as a woman who held dual Spanish-Mexican nationality.

What state of emergency means for France
France

What state of emergency means for France

French MPs agreed on Thursday that the national state of emergency would be extended to three months. But what does that mean for you?

German football team to mull Holland game
Germany

German football team to mull Holland game

The shell-shocked Germany team are considering whether or not to cancel Tuesday's international friendly against the Netherlands in the wake of the deadly terror attacks across Paris.

Italian student killed in Paris attacks
Italy

Italian student killed in Paris attacks

The body of an Italian doctoral student missing since Friday's terrorist attacks in Paris has been found, according to her father.

Paris attacks: Suicide vests mark a new threat
France

Paris attacks: Suicide vests mark a new threat

The suicide vests used by Friday's attackers in Paris - a first in France - were made by a highly skilled professional who could still be at large in Europe, intelligence and security experts say.

Swedish city one of ‘largest recruiting grounds for Isis’
Sweden

Swedish city one of ‘largest recruiting grounds for Isis’

Gothenburg, in western Sweden is, per capita, one of the European cities from which most people have joined Islamic extremist groups, according to Swedish integration police chief, Ulf Boström.

Video shows the moment terror hit the Bataclan
France

Video shows the moment terror hit the Bataclan

Video has emerged of the moment four gunmen burst into the Bataclan concert hall, killing 89 people and injuring dozens more.

Paris peace symbol shows global solidarity
France

Paris peace symbol shows global solidarity

A symbol that combines Paris’ iconic Eiffel Tower with the peace sign has been adopted to show solidarity after the attacks.

Austrian man (20) wounded by terrorists
Austria

Austrian man (20) wounded by terrorists

According to a report in Heute, a 20-year-old Austrian man who was among more than 300 injured in the shootout in the Bataclan theater is now stable in hospital after suffering a bullet wound in his stomach.

German infanticide: Mum in ‘partial confession’
Germany

German infanticide: Mum in ‘partial confession’

A 45-year-old woman who was arrested after eight babies were found dead at an apartment in Germany has made a "partial confession", police said on Saturday.

Minister: ‘Suspect link to Paris attack unproven’
Germany

Minister: ‘Suspect link to Paris attack unproven’

Germany's interior minister said on Saturday night that authorities have not yet established any link between a man arrested last week with a car-load of weapons and gunmen in Paris.

‘I pretended to be dead for over an hour’
France

‘I pretended to be dead for over an hour’

A 22-year survivor of the Bataclan massacre has described the terrifying moments of the attack, and paid tribute to those that helped her, in a Facebook post that has gone viral.

Italian man has second lucky escape in Paris
Italy

Italian man has second lucky escape in Paris

An Italian tourist had a second lucky escape on Saturday when he emerged from the bloodiest scene of the Paris attacks with only a slight injury, 30 years after surviving the deadly Heysel stadium disaster in Brussels.

AS IT HAPPENED: Police hunt for attack suspect
France

AS IT HAPPENED: Police hunt for attack suspect

Paris was a city on edge on Sunday as police launched a manhunt for a 26 -year-old man wanted in connection with Friday's Paris terror attacks, which killed 129 people. President François Hollande has extended the state of emergency to three months.

From petty criminal to cold-blooded jihadist
France

From petty criminal to cold-blooded jihadist

Omar Ismail Mostefai was known to police as nothing more than a petty criminal before he became the first gunman identified from Friday's attacks in Paris, which left at least 129 dead.