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  1. 129 people were killed and 352 injured in Friday's attacks
  2. 'Three co-ordinated teams' appear to have been behind attacks
  3. Bataclan attacker 'was Frenchman known to police'
  4. Stade de France attackers 'had Egyptian and Syrian passports'
  5. French interior minister gives local authorities right to impose curfews
  6. One Briton is confirmed to have been killed
  7. Islamic State claims responsibility for attacks in official statement
  8. All times in GMT

Live Reporting

By Joel Gunter, Yaroslav Lukov, Thom Poole, Harry Low, Emma Harrison and Tom Spender

All times stated are UK

Goodbye from us

This brings to an end our live coverage of the dramatic and fast-changing events in Paris, where at least 129 people were killed in attacks on a number of sites across the French capital.

Thanks for staying with us. You can still get all the latest updates on this story here.

A man holds up a sign which reads: "Je Suis Paris" (I Am Paris) in Montreal, Canada

'Large European contingent'

Jean Charles Brisard, who is Chairman of the Centre for Analysis of Terrorism in Paris, told the BBC he believes there are 3,800 radicalised individuals in France.

In addition to this we have two thousand French citizens or residents that are, were involved in jihadi networks in Syria and in Iraq, whether they've been staying in France as sympathisers or travelled abroad as jihadists. Six hundred of our citizens are currently fighting in Syria and Iraq and it's the largest European contingent of foreign fighters on the ground."

Political implications

John Pienaar

BBC Radio 5live's Chief Political Correspondent, London

Very soon attention will turn to the question of whether David Cameron and his ministers' arms will be strengthened by the events in Paris on Friday as they formulate policy to confront and take on extremism both in Syria and in this country."

Second attacker 'may have passed through Greece'

A second suspect in the Paris attacks may have travelled to Europe through Greece, Greek officials say. Investigations are now under way, a source says.

Earlier it was reported that the holder of a passport found near the body of a gunman who died on Friday had passed through Greece in October.  

Parisian hospitality

CNN's Chief National Security, Jim Sciutto, tweets:

A gift to a tired reporter at a restaurant near #Bataclan One of many reasons I love #Paris #ParisAttacks

A gift to a tired reporter at a restaurant near #Bataclan One of many reasons I love #Paris #ParisAttacks

Scenic solidarity

Like many landmarks around the world, the Erasmusbridge in Rotterdam has been illuminated with the colours of the French flag.

The Erasmusbridge in Rotterdam
AFP/Getty Images

'Change in tactics' from IS

The BBC's Security Correspondent, Frank Gardner, has been considering the implications of the Paris attacks. Under more pressure than ever in the territory they hold, Islamic State militants "are increasingly looking to direct or inspire attacks further afield", our correspondent says.

Western counter-terrorism officials had recently come round to the conclusion that while there were still people aspiring to such grand-scale attacks, the prevailing threat was more likely to come from 'self-starters', people like the murderers of British soldier Lee Rigby in Woolwich near London in 2013. In the light of what has happened in Paris and elsewhere, they may now be revising that assessment."

French police patrol the Eiffel Tower after the Paris attacks

Suspect's father and brother 'in police custody'

The father and brother of one of the Paris attackers are now in police custody, sources close to the investigation are quoted as saying by the AFP news agency.

New York solidarity rally

A vigil in solidarity with France has been taking place in New York's Washington Square Park.

A rally in New York for the victims of the Paris attacks
A woman makes a heart shape, enclosing the French flag

Key attack locations - video

The BBC has put together a fly-through video of the locations where the attacks took place. 

Aerial view of Paris

Backlash fears

Yasser Louati, a member of the Collective Against Islamaphobia in France, says the Muslim community is disgusted by Friday's attacks. 

He told BBC Radio 5live Muslims now live in fear of a backlash. 

 "The reports we are receiving from the ground is that now people are being attacked, mosques are being attacked, death threats are being written all over social media. 

"Unfortunately less than a year ago when the attacks were carried out against the newspaper Charlie Hebdo and the Jewish supermarket, we provided the wrong answers. 

"We added more division to division and we have put Muslims as if they were somehow responsible or somehow connected. I fear for the Muslim community right now. People are calling us worried whether they should send their children to school or not on Monday."

Who were the victims?

Information has been emerging about some of the victims of the Paris attacks, but with scores still missing, families and friends are searching on the streets and online.

The BBC has gathered all the latest information about those who were killed on Friday.

British national Nick Alexander, one of the victims of the Paris attacks

Pullman incident 'false alert'

An incident at Paris' Pullman Hotel we reported on a short time ago was a false alert, the French interior ministry says.

Police have searched the hotel in the 15th district of Paris - but have found nothing. 

The intervention was triggered by a tourist who thought he had seen something suspicious, the BBC's Clea Caulcutt in Paris reports.

Europe's 'existential issues'

Will Europe's leaders be able to tackle a growing number of challenges, asks the BBC's Europe correspondent Chris Morris.

Security, migration, the euro... When did Europe face so many existential issues? And who are the leaders who will step up to the plate?

London vigil

People have gathered in Trafalgar Square to remember those who have lost their lives.

Rain is pouring over the London vigil for the #ParisAttacks

Rain is pouring over the London vigil for the #ParisAttacks

BreakingHotel 'intervention' under way

French police say there is an ongoing police intervention at the Pullman hotel in Paris. But they have denied reports on social media that shots were fired.

'Charlie' spirit fading?

Counter terrorism expert Dr Asiem El Difraoui is worried about France's future. 

One of my biggest fears is that this national unity which was displayed to some degree after the attacks in January against Charlie Hebdo - which was summed up by the slogan 'We are Charlie' - is going away. Even then, some people felt that they were not Charlie, they were not interested in or supportive of terrorism but felt left out because they didn't feel part of the France which is Charlie."

Sporting silence

Officials and players from Denmark and Sweden have held a minute's silence in the Swedish city of Solna ahead of the first leg of their Euro 2016 play-off.

Sweden v Denmark minute's silence
AFP/Getty Images

White House backs up French IS claims

President Obama has held a meeting of his National Security Council before leaving for a summit in Turkey. At the briefing he was told there was "no information to contradict the initial French assessment of ISIL's responsibility", using an alternative acronym for Islamic State.

President Obama boards Air Force One

US student killed

One of the victims of the attack has been named as Nohemi Gonzalez, 23, a US student at California State University who was taking a term abroad at a Paris institution.

I'm deeply saddened by the news of the passing of Long Beach State University student Nohemi Gonzalez. Our thoughts and prayers are with her family and friends during this sad time."

Jane Close ConoleyPresident of California State University


The founder of the website Rue 89 and former deputy editor of Liberation Pierre Haski told the BBC he is concerned about what impact the attacks could have on Paris.

If you go out and have dinner or go to a concert and you end up dead what does that mean for the life of a city like Paris? I think people still have to reckon with the consequences of what happened."

Charles pays tribute

Prince Charles, right, observes one minute's silence in the Australian city of Perth.

Prince Charles, right, observes one minute's silence at a birthday barbecue by a beach in the Australian city of Perth

More on Brussels arrests

Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel says investigations are under way to determine whether one of the suspects arrested in Brussels today was in Paris on Friday evening or not, Belgian daily Le Soir reports.

'Different atmosphere'

The BBC's Rebecca Kesby tweets...

Different atmosphere to post #Charlie in #Paris. Then everyone feisty and defiant - now people having to try harder not to be scared

Suicide attacker 'tried to enter stadium'

One of the suicide attackers at France’s national football stadium, the Stade de France, had a ticket and tried to enter with a match under way, the Wall Street Journal reports. The newspaper spoke to a security guard who said the male attacker was discovered wearing an explosives vest at the entrance where he detonated it.

Hospital visit

French President Francois Hollande (centre) has visited the Saint-Antoine hospital in Paris, where a number of the injured in the attacks are being treated.

.@fhollande s'est rendu à l'hôpital Saint-Antoine pour faire un point avec les équipes

.@fhollande s'est rendu à l'hôpital Saint-Antoine pour faire un point avec les équipes

British victim named

A Briton killed at the Bataclan concert hall in Paris has been named as Nick Alexander. He was selling merchandise at the venue. His family have issued a statement.

It is with huge sorrow that we can confirm that our beloved Nick lost his life at the Bataclan last night. Nick was not just our brother, son and uncle, he was everyone's best friend - generous, funny and fiercely loyal. Nick died doing the job he loved and we take great comfort in knowing how much he was cherished by his friends around the world."

Nick Alexander, a British victim of the Paris attacks
Foreign Commonwealth Office/PA Wire

Tel Aviv tribute

At a ceremony in Tel Aviv, Israelis are lighting candles for those killed in Paris.

Israelis light candles for those killed in Paris in Tel Aviv

Europe mourns

Candles are burning alongside flowers which are being laid out at embassies across Europe.

Two children in front of flowers and candles in Prague, Czech Republic
Prague, Czech Republic
Candles and flowers in Kiev, Ukraine
AFP/Getty Images
Kiev in Ukraine
Candles and flowers in Warsaw, Poland
Warsaw in Poland


Eyewitness Igor Meldenovic was having dinner close to the Bataclan when he saw scores of people running for their lives. 

"I don't feel fortunate," he tells the BBC. "I feel very angry that I was not able to help the people who were getting killed around me.You can't feel relieved when you're in this kind of situation. You can only think of those who've lost their lives needlessly."

Syria strikes to continue

French Prime Minister Manuel Valls says France will continue air strikes in Syria, targeting Islamic State, Reuters reports.

U2 pay tribute

The Irish band U2 have paid their respects outside the venue where they were due be performing this evening. They have cancelled two performances in the French capital.

U2 stand outside Bataclan concert hall
AFP/Getty Images

Footballer's cousin killed

French midfielder Lassana Diarra has revealed he lost his cousin in the attacks. Diarra was playing for his country last night at the Stade de France - the scene of one of the attacks. 

As you may have read, I was touched personally by the attacks. My cousin, Asta Diakite, was among the victims of one of the shootings yesterday, along with hundreds of other innocent French people. She was like a big sister to me."

Je suis Paris

A special edition of France's Liberation newspaper will hit news stands on Sunday.

La une du numéro spécial de Libération en kiosque dimanche #AttentatsParis

La une du numéro spécial de Libération en kiosque dimanche #AttentatsParis

Landmarks illuminated

Iconic sites around Europe are being lit up in the colours of the French flag.

The London Eye is lit up in the colours of the French flag
The London Eye
The Brandenburg Gate in Berlin is lit up in the colours of the French flag
The Brandenburg Gate in Berlin

'Known for petty crimes'

One of the bombers was born in the Paris suburb of Courcouronnes in 1985, Mr Molins says. 

He was known for petty crimes committed between 2004 - 2006. Intelligence services reported that he was radicalised in 2010, but he was not known to be part of any network.

Saturday's arrests

The Paris prosecutor also reveals that three people were arrested on Saturday morning, including one at the French-Belgian border.

Syrian passport

Mr Molins says one of the attackers was from a Parisian suburb and had been known for past criminal acts. Another attacker had a Syrian passport. 

Mr Molins says all the attackers had automatic Kalashnikov weapons.

'Three teams' behind attacks

More from the Paris prosecutor, who says "three co-ordinated teams" appear to have been behind Friday's attacks.

We have to find who these people are, who their accomplices are, who ordered this, where they come from, how they were financed."

Black Seat car

Mr Molins says 99 people are still in critical conditions. He also mentions that in one of the attacks, gunmen used a black Seat vehicle.

Paris prosecutor Francois Molins