French PM pledges security review after police HQ attack by staff member

Government accused of serious failings as it emerges assailant had links to radical Islam The French prime minister, douard Philippe, has promised a security review of staff working in counter-terrorism intelligence units after the state prosecutor said the police administrator who killed four people in an attack at a Paris headquarters adhered to a radical vision of Islam. Opposition politicians this weekend criticised the government for what they called serious failings, asking how a long-standing staff member working within a high-security police department was able to carry out exchanged more than 30 religious text messages with his wife before leaving work to buy the knives, displaying no nervousness. Politicians on the left and right warned of security failings inside the …