French soldier with gun protecting a Jewish school in Paris, 14th January 2015
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France terror attacks: Security tight at Elysee Palace

More than 10,000 troops have been deployed across France to protect public spaces, schools, synagogues and mosques in the wake of the attacks in Paris which left 17 people dead.

In security measures announced on Wednesday, Prime Minister Manuel Valls said 2,680 new security-related jobs would be created, including 1,100 in police intelligence, over three years.

The BBC's James Reynolds says the boosted security plan is "open-ended".

  • 21 Jan 2015
  • From the section Europe
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