Paris attack: Isis claims responsibility for shooting that left one police officer dead

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‘A police officer has died and two are seriously wounded after a shooting near the Champs-Elysees boulevard in Paris.

Isis have claimed responsibility for the attack, in which the officer was said to have been killed while in a car before the assailant was himself shot dead by police.

French President Francois Holland said he was convinced the “cowardly killing” on the busy shopping street in the centre of the capital was an act of terrorism.’

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