Sting reopens Paris Bataclan amid tears, cheers and controversy

British musician Sting plays during the sound check before the reopening concert to mark the first anniversary of the November 13 Paris attacksRock star Sting reopened the Bataclan, the Paris concert hall where jihadists massacred 90 people, with a hugely symbolic and emotional show to mark the first anniversary of France’s bloodiest terror attack. “They came, I threw them out — there are things you can’t forgive,” Bataclan co-director Jules Frutos told AFP, furious at Eagles frontman Jesse Hughes for his claims that some of the venue’s Muslim security men were complicit in the attack.

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