France train attack

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The 15:17 to Paris review – a truly dull tale of real-life derring-do
Three US tourists who foiled a terror attack on a French train play themselves. Poor call by director Clint Eastwood

Wendy Ide

11, Feb, 2018 @7:55 AM

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The 15:17 to Paris review – Clint Eastwood derails a tale of real-life terror
Three young Americans who bravely foiled an attack on a train play themselves in a drama that focuses too much on their excruciatingly dull backstories

Peter Bradshaw

08, Feb, 2018 @2:00 PM

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The friends who foiled a gunman - and are now playing themselves in a Clint Eastwood movie
Two years ago, on a French train, three young Americans took down a man who was armed with an AK-47 and 300 rounds of ammunition. Now, they’re film stars. Where will their extraordinary lives go next?

Emine Saner

06, Feb, 2018 @6:00 AM

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Friends who foiled 15:17 to Paris train attack 'guided by God'
Americans playing themselves in Clint Eastwood movie ‘were supposed to be there that day’

Harriet Sherwood Religion correspondent

30, Jan, 2018 @2:00 PM

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Clint Eastwood set to direct film about France train attack
Actor plans to adapt book The 15:17 to Paris that retells how three American servicemen thwarted a terrorist attempt aboard a high-speed train in 2015

Guardian staff

20, Apr, 2017 @9:22 PM

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Briton who helped foil train terror attack: what happened next
Chris Norman says he needs to understand reasons for terrorist’s thwarted plan to shoot passengers during SNCF journey from Amsterdam to Paris

Ben Quinn

01, Jan, 2016 @10:28 AM

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Suspect sketches released in stabbing of France train attack hero Spencer Stone
Brother writes that Stone was stabbed four times and needed open heart surgery as family seeks crowdfunding help with ‘personal security issues’

Martin Pengelly in New York

17, Oct, 2015 @9:41 PM

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Spencer Stone, American who helped stop Paris train attacker, stabbed in California
Stone, who was among three Americans who disarmed suspected terrorist in August, in serious condition after ‘nightlife-related incident’

Lauren Gambino in New York

08, Oct, 2015 @7:28 PM

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Gung-ho Americans, steady Brits, and a lack of French resistance – but was the story of the terror train really so clear?
A narrative straight out of the second world war changed every time you read it, and true or not, each re-mix added something delightful

Geoff Dyer

29, Aug, 2015 @6:30 AM

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France train attack: American-French citizen was shot trying to tackle gunman
American-born professor Mark Moogalian is being treated for injuries inflicted as he and other passengers subdued man who walked out of bathroom with gun

Amanda Holpuch in New York

25, Aug, 2015 @3:39 PM

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British grandfather describes how he helped overpower gunman
‘Be aware that there is a possibility to act,’ says Chris Norman, who helped avert tragedy on Amsterdam-to-Paris train

Angelique Chrisafis in Paris

24, Aug, 2015 @3:47 PM

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Germany and France to push for joint EU immigration and security policies
Berlin in particular is determined to draw up mandatory quotas for refugees and is warning of reintroducing national border controls

Ian Traynor in Brussels

24, Aug, 2015 @1:59 PM

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