Flag at half mast on the Elysee Palace
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Charlie Hebdo attack: France falls silent for victims

Much of France came to a halt for a minute of silence on Thursday, to honour 12 people who died in an Islamist attack on the offices of the satirical magazine Charie Hebdo.

Flags were flown at half mast in Paris and the city's metro system stopped running.

Gavin Hewitt reports on a day of mourning in France.

  • 08 Jan 2015
  • From the section Europe
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