After a attack which killed 14 and injured scores more, shock gives way to defiance and unity.
There should be some way of apprehending the wondrousness of even our most banal transports. The alternative is everyday murderousness.
Eurosceptics have long believed that David Cameron's "renegotiation" will be an exercise in smoke and mirrors - and on this evidence, they're probably right.
Euroscepticism, recently confined to the right, is back in fashion on the Left, argues Edward Carden.
Anita Lasker-Wallfisch was sent to the death camp as a child. Music saved her.
Nadya Tolokonnikova, of female punk protest collective Pussy Riot, on the danger of UK conservatism, living in Moscow, and how the middle-class anti-Putin movement is waning.
Labour is in a fraught position - but most of its sister parties are in an even worse state.
The disused Jean-Quarré school in Northern Paris, which became a key refugee camp housing over 1,300 people in the summer, has been closed.
The Labour leader's appointment of Seumas Milne is a disaster, argues Oliver Bullough.
Could the UK be like Norway or Switzerland? And would that even deliver what eurosceptics want?