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French Labour Minister Francois Rebsamen attends the presentation of a government plan to encourage investment at the Elysee Palace in Paris
General Secretary of the Elysee Palace Jean-Pierre Jouyet and the Elysee Palace staff observe a minute of silence for victims of the shooting at the Paris offices of weekly satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo on Wednesday, at the Elysee Palace in Paris. France began a day of mourning for the journalists and police officers shot dead on Wednesday morning by black-hooded gunmen using Kalashnikov assault rifles. The slogan reads “I am Charlie”.
Manuel Valls (left), France’s newly appointed prime minister, meets President François Hollande before the first cabinet meeting of his government, at the Élysée Palace in Paris.
Life-size cartoon characters of the Pink Panther and Raving Rabbit (Lapin Cretin) pose on the stairs of the Élysée Palace at the end of the Élysée Palace Christmas party in Paris
French interior minister Manuel Valls speaks to the press as he leaves the Elysée Palace in Paris after the weekly cabinet meeting.