Private Eye's Ian Hislop says Charlie Hebdo cartoonists paid 'high price'
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The satirical magazine targeted by three masked gunmen is widely seen as France’s answer to Private Eye and prides itself on a mixture of tongue-in-cheek reporting and investigative journalism.

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#JeSuisCharlie sweeps Twitter as users show solidarity with Charlie Hebdo
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Journalists around the world led the trend for the hashtag, which translates as ‘I am Charlie’, as events following the attack unfolded today. By 4.15pm it had been tweeted more than 250,000 times.

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How even firebombs did not stop Charlie Hebdo taking swipes at religion
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The offices of Hebdo were burned to the ground after an attack with Molotov cocktails in 2011, while editor Stephane Charbonnier was placed in Al Qaeda’s most wanted list in 2013.

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Angela Merkel insists she 'very much likes' having Britain in EU
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Appearing in Downing Street after talks with David Cameron, Mrs Merkel insisted that the principle of freedom of movement across the continent could not be ‘questioned’.

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Angela Merkel and David Cameron given terror briefing after Charlie Hebdo attack
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The German Chancellor, in Britain for one-to-one talks with Mr Cameron over EU reform and the continuing crisis in Russia, was invited into a top-level run down of the security threat by MI5 and MI6.

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Paris' Charlie Hebdo office shooting leaves 12 dead over Mohammed cartoon
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Armed gunmen stormed the offices of French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo today, reportedly leaving ten dead and five others injured, said the publication’s cartoonist.

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Charlie Hebdo cartoonist reveals terrorists threatened to murder her toddler
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Charlie Hebdo cartoonist, Corinne Rey (pictured), and her daughter watched helplessly as two of her colleagues were shot dead by masked attackers who claimed to be Al Qaeda fighters.

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Charlie Hebdo cartoonists slaughtered for 'insulting prophet'
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Four of France’s most revered cartoonists were among 12 executed by gunmen at the offices of satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo in Paris today.

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Teen and her boyfriend charged with murdering Santino Balaz in Birmingham
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Santino Balaz, aged 14 months, died in hospital after suffering extensive injuries and fractures. His 19-year-old sister and her boyfriend were looking after him at an address in Birmingham, pictured.

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‘Masturbating burglar’ charged – but alleged victim’s sausage dog is still missing
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The former jockey kept attacking residents even after being shot, police say A former jockey accused of masturbating on a woman’s balcony and then stealing her dog before being shot has been officially charged – though the dog is still missing. Angel Suarez Medero allegedly climbing onto the balcony of the second-floor apartment in Bensalem, Pennsylvania, on […]

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Girl, 11, finds nails in her takeaway chips
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Mollie’s mother Sharon Howe said she would not be returning to the fast food restaurant (Picture: Archant) A girl of 11 narrowly avoided biting into a nail after spotting six of the inch-long fasteners in her takeaway chicken and chips. Mollie Howe was about to eat her £1.30 chicken and chips after returning home from the […]

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Ex-Chelsea footballer Gavin Peacock turned Christian minister accused of sexism
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Ex-professional footballer, Gavin Peacock, who is now a preacher in Canada, received an angry backlash on Twitter after suggesting that women should submit to men.

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Chilcot delay turning into national scandal, says Lord Hurd
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Demanding urgent action, Lord Hurd (pictured) said the issue had ‘dragged on beyond questions of mere negligence and forgivable delay’.

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