1. Charlie Hebdo magazine attack: vigils held as French hunt suspects – as it happened
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-01-08 at 05:34:36

This blog has ended – read our continuing coverage hereAttack on satirical magazine kills 12France declares day of national mourningAuthorities describe search for three attackersShare your tributes via GuardianWitness Continue reading...

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5. At least 12 dead in Paris after attack on satirical newspaper
     Published by Yahoo on 2015-01-07 at 20:02:33

By Nicholas Vinocur and Antony Paone PARIS (Reuters) - Hooded gunmen stormed the Paris offices of a weekly satirical magazine known for lampooning radical Islam, killing at least 12 people, including two police officers in the worst militant attack on Fre...

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6. Fight intimidation with controversy: Charlie Hebdo’s response to critics
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-01-07 at 23:47:00

French magazine has history of defying attempts to curtail freedom of expression; the latest a provocative tweet to Isis chiefLive blog: follow the latest on Paris shootings Continue reading...

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9. Much of world’s fossil fuel reserve must stay buried to prevent climate change, study says
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-01-07 at 23:30:00

New research is first to identify which reserves must not be burned to keep global temperature rise under 2C, including over 90% of US and Australian coal and almost all Canadian tar sands• George Monbiot: Why leaving fossil fuels in the ground is good ...

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12. ‘Dangerous Moment’ for Europe, as Fear and Resentment Grow
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-01-08 at 07:44:20

The strike against the satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo seems certain to accelerate the growth of anti-Islamic sentiment in Europe.

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14. Queensland man arrested after waving next to LNP campaigners in ‘I’m with stupid’ T-shirt
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-01-08 at 08:18:52

Iain Fogerty, the operator of a parody Campbell Newman Twitter account @can_do_campbell, was charged with public nuisance after standing next to the campaigners in Brisbane Continue reading...

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15. News: Latest Updates on Paris Shooting
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-01-08 at 07:24:26

New York Times reporters are providing live updates from the deadly shooting at a satirical newspaper in Paris.

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20. Stéphane Charbonnier, Known as Charb, Relished Defying Mores
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-01-08 at 05:25:41

Stéphane Charbonnier, editor of the satirical weekly who was killed in an attack on the newspaper’s offices Wednesday, was instrumental in a series of defiant campaigns.

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