Gavin Mortimer Gavin Mortimer

Why does Macron think France should learn to live with terrorism?

French president Emmanuel Macron at the school in Arras, northeastern France, where a teacher was killed (Credit: Getty images)

When an Islamist extremist charged into his school in Arras, northern France, with a knife, Christian Berroyer could have hidden away. Instead, the caretaker decided to confront the killer. ‘I grabbed a chair without thinking and I went outside,’ said Berroyer. Asked why he did what he did, Berroyer said he was ‘just doing his duty as a Frenchman’.

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