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# paris attacks

Last year
# Salah Abdeslam
Paris attacker given life sentence in France transferred to Belgium for bombings trial
He is being tried for involvement in killings at a Brussels airport and metro station.
# November 2015
Prosecutors request life sentence for main Paris attack suspect
The request for no chance of parole is rare in France, where prisoners on life sentences are often released after 20 to 25 years.
# paris attacks
Belgium trial starts for alleged Paris attack accomplices
The 14 accused are suspected of transporting, housing or financially helping some of the perpetrators of the 2015 Paris attacks.
# Salah Abdeslam
Main Paris attacks suspect apologises to 'all victims' of 2015 atrocity
The apology marked a dramatic end to three days of testimony by Salah Abdeslam.
# France
Last remaining assailant suspect in 2015 Paris attacks tells court he backed out of the plan
Salah Abdeslam, 32, took the stand for the first time today in the trial over the massacres.
All time
# paris attacks
'I can still feel the explosion': 2015 Paris attack survivors recall events in trial testimony
300 survivors as well as family members of the victims of the attacks are to take the stand over the coming weeks.
# Salah Abdeslam
Deaths of 130 people in Paris attacks ‘nothing personal’, key suspect tells court
Salah Abdeslam said the 2015 attacks were revenge for French airstrikes in Syria and Iraq.
# night of terror
Nine-month long trial of attackers accused over 2015 Paris attacks begins in France
The lone survivor of the extremist cell from that night, Salah Abdeslam, is the key defendant.
# Salah Abdeslam
Paris attacks suspect Salah Abdeslam sentenced to 20 years in prison in Belgium
Abdeslam was convicted of terrorism-related attempted murder over the shootout in which four police officers were wounded.
# misfortune
'Destroyed' rugby player's career ended by Paris attacks
Aristide Barraud, who played at fly-half or scrum-half for Italian club Mogliano, was advised to give up the sport.
# Belgium
Two new suspects charged with aiding Paris attack getaway
They’ve been charged with the falsification of documents according to prosecutors.
# 13 november
A year on from the Paris attacks - what do we know about those who killed 127 people?
A key conspirator was identified just this week
# commemoration
Sting reopens Bataclan on eve of Paris attacks anniversary as Eagles of Death Metal refused entry
Today marks the one-year anniversary of the Paris attacks in which 130 people lost their lives.
# Bataclan reopens
French investigators reveal identity of Paris attacks plotter
France is gearing up to mark the one-year anniversary of the Paris attacks this weekend.
# Well read
The harrowing ordeal of Antoine Griezmann's sister and the week's best sportswriting
Also, in praise of David Trezeguet choosing love over money and the hope that Kieren Fallon’s life will be kinder to him now.
# Nick Alexander
"I was telling him not to leave me" - Tributes to Bataclan victim as verdict delivered
Nick Alexander’s death will be recorded as an ‘unlawful killing’.
# comptoir voltaire
French TV channel broadcasts gruesome video of apparent Paris café suicide bombing
The shocking video, which appears to show Brahim Abdeslam blowing himself up, has caused controversy in France.
# MOHAMED Abrini
Key Paris attacks suspect charged with 'terrorist murders'
It is not yet possible to confirm whether Mohamed Abrini is the so-called ‘man in the hat’ seen at Brussels airport.
# Salah Abdeslam
"If I wanted, there would have been more victims": Paris attacks leader claims he chose not to blow himself up
Salah Abdeslam is the sole surviving jihadist responsible for the November attacks.
# Belgium
Paris attacks suspect Salah Abdeslam to be extradited
He was captured on 18 March in a massive police raid in Brussels.
# on the run
The face of the newly identified Paris attacks suspect
Police in Belgium have named one of two men still wanted in connection with the terrorist attacks.
# Brussels
'We got him' - Paris attacker Salah Abdeslam shot and captured
Abdeslam was shot in the leg during the police operation.
# paris attacks
Terror suspects on the run after police identified man shot dead in Brussels apartment
Raids took place in the Belgian capital yesterday.
# Security
French World Cup winner Petit fears terrorist attacks at Euro 2016
The ex-Arsenal midfielder has been speaking about living in Paris in the wake of last November’s events.
# paris attacks
Bataclan rejects 'senseless' Eagles of Death Metal frontman claim that security knew about shooting
The venue said that the singer’s comments were because he was traumatised.
# necessary
Euro 2016 organisers draw up contingency plans, including playing games behind closed doors
The shadow of the November terror attacks on Paris can’t be escaped.
# islamic state
Belgian man with 'direct links' to Paris attackers arrested in Morocco
The man was arrested near Casablanca.
# international manhunt
Police in Belgium uncover homes used by Paris terror attack suspects
Two apartments were also identified.
# Spotted
On-the-run Paris attacker spotted on CCTV at petrol station the day after the attack
Last week, Belgian investigators said that they had found a flat they believe was used by Abdeslam after the attacks.
# pics of the year
The 32 photographs that took our breath away in 2015
From Paris to Tunisia, from the marriage referendum to the migrant crisis, here are all of the best photos of this year.
# paris attacks
Islamic State leader with 'direct' link to Paris attacks killed in Syria airstrikes
The pentagon report that the man was killed on 24 December.
# Dickin Medal
Police dog killed during French terror raid to be awarded bravery medal
Diesel is getting the animal equivalent of the Victoria Cross.
# 13 november
Mother of youngest Paris attacker says she missed warning signs
Bilal Hadfi’s college had warned authorities about his potential radicalisation.
# 13 november
Security bolstered on a subdued Christmas Eve in Paris
Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo has sought to reassure visitors and put a brave face on the economic damage.
# suspect
Man (29) arrested over Paris attacks as raids continue across France
French police are believed to have detained a man with suspected links to the attacks.
# paris attacks
Third attacker at Bataclan venue identified, says police source
The two other attackers have already been named.
# paris attacks
'We will never give up': Eagles of Death Metal join U2 on stage in Paris
The group took to the stage in Paris close to a month after the Bataclan attack.
# pride in paris
'Tonight, we are all Parisians' - Bono pays tribute to Paris victims
The band had cancelled plans to perform in the city the night after last month’s attacks.
# Paris
'They're a death cult, we're a life cult' - Bono tells CNN the difference between Islamic State and U2
The singer also shared a song he had written about Paris.
Pouring petrol on a blazing fire will not extinguish it - Why the UK airstrikes on Isis are reckless
We’re all gung-ho for a counter attack but we need a conversation, writes Rob McDonnell.