Millions rally after French attacks

Ian Rankin was amongst hundreds to gather in Edinburgh. Pic: Jane Barlow
Ian Rankin was amongst hundreds to gather in Edinburgh. Pic: Jane Barlow
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FRANCE vowed to combat terrorism with “a cry for freedom” in a giant rally for unity after three days of bloodshed that horrified the world.

Millions of people held vigils across the world on Sunday.

Hundreds of thousands of people are on the streets of Paris. Pic: Getty

Hundreds of thousands of people are on the streets of Paris. Pic: Getty

In Edinburgh, crime writer Ian Rankin was amongst hundreds who attended a vigil outside the French Consulate in Randolph Crescent.

The Ukrainian president and Russian foreign minister, the leaders of Britain, Germany, Nato, the Arab League and African nations were in Pris, along with the French masses, from across the political and religious spectrum.