Madonna honours anniversary of Paris terror attacks

Madonna honoured the anniversary of the 2015 terror attacks during her performance in Paris on Monday night.

During her Celebration Tour stop, the pop icon reflected on a previous trip to the French capital, which took place weeks after the terror attacks on 13 November 2015.

Whilst in Paris in 2015 for her Rebel Heart tour, Madonna and her son David Banda paid tribute to the victims of the coordinated attacks by visiting Place de la République, a square located near Le Bataclan, the nightclub in which one of the attacks took place.

"This is a tragic event, and I remember singing with David in Place de la République, the last time I was here with the Rebel Heart tour - what little I could do to acknowledge this tragedy," Madonna, 65, told the audience on Monday. "But these tragedies keep happening, it never ends. And you can ask yourself sometimes, when will it end, and what can we do as human beings to change it?"

The Material Girl hitmaker then encouraged the crowd to turn on the lights on their phones and sing along as she sang an acoustic version of Gloria Gaynor's I Will Survive.

Shortly after her opening night during her 2015 trip, Madonna and her son, now 18, joined those who were mourning the victims of the attacks at Place de la République, where she led the crowd during an acoustic cover of John Lennon's Imagine.

The pop singer is currently in the middle of the European leg of her Celebration Tour, which kicked off in London on 14 October. She is scheduled to begin the North American leg of the trek on 13 December in Brooklyn, New York.