At 11 o’clock, GMT, a Europe-wide minutes silence was held in honour the victims of the terror attacks in Paris on Friday, 13th November.
French President, François Hollande, joined students at the Sorbonne university in Paris, to observe the minutes silence, surrounded by tributes and flowers dedicated to those who passed. France is currently observing three days of mourning in tribute to the victims.
The European parliament extended the invite to all countries across Europe, to stand together in remembrance of those who lost their lives. World leaders attending a G20 summit in Turkey observed the minute silence along with many other people across Europe. The Independent reported that hundreds of British people observed the minutes silence outside St Philip’s Cathedral in Birmingham, whilst attending a vigil for the victims of Friday’s attacks. Flags were also flown at half-mast on Governmental buildings in the UK.