At least 40 people have been killed in multiple shootings in the French capital, Paris, and explosions near the Stade de France.

French media say at least 15 people have been killed near the Bataclan arts centre, where up to 60 people are reportedly being held hostage.

Some spectators fled the venue after police stormed it. Reports suggested gunmen shot many there.

President Francois Hollande has declared a state of emergency.

He has ordered all France’s borders closed.

Paris authorities have asked people to stay indoors.

Three explosions were reported outside a bar near the Stade de France.

France were hosting Germany in a friendly and the match continued. It has now ended.

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