A group of Russian women were once the hottest things at couture, embraced not just by fashion, but by the watching world. Where are they now?
The verdict capped a 10-month trial on the Islamic State rampage of November 2015 that killed 130 people, traumatized the country and still shapes French politics.
Half the lawyers speaking for the 20 men charged with involvement in the massacre belong to a young generation in France scarred by a spate of terrorist acts.
Plans call for more trees around the famed Paris cathedral, which is being rebuilt after a devastating 2019 fire, and for a cooling system in front of the building.
Leïla Slimani, winner of France’s Goncourt Prize, describes her Paris and recommends books that reveal hidden facets of the city.
Big spaces and boldface names lead a stylish comeback for the City of Light. “We’re looking at a lovely year,” one chef says.
The painting was not harmed and the man, who officials said was in a wheelchair and had faked a disability to get close to it, was taken into custody.
The red clay of Roland Garros is the biggest star of the French Open. So why isn’t there more of it in France, and more French Open champions from the country?
There’s no better way to zip through a new city than on two wheels. Here are some routes to try, from riverside jaunts to mountain climbs.
Credited with opening the first disco, she built an empire of glittering playgrounds for the Beautiful People in Paris, New York and beyond.
Emmanuel Macron won, but radical politics isn’t going away.
Given the choice between a president they suspect of despising ordinary people and a far-right candidate they detest, many French voters may stay home.
Promising tax cuts, higher wages and changes in the retirement age, President Macron and Marine Le Pen vie for undecided voters.
The French are choosing their president in April, an election that is crucial for France and key for Europe. President Emmanuel Macron is favored to win, but the race has gotten closer.
Newly surfaced video shows the man, who was hit by a tram in February, fleeing an assault. It has fueled suspicions of an antisemitic motive days before France’s presidential vote.
The Frenchman was famous for his portraits of supermodels and his close relationship to Princess Diana, and his images are a part of the fashion canon.
With his thoughtfully arranged collection of Joe Colombo furniture and minimalist art, an exhibition producer has made an appealingly unexpected home for himself.
Fanny Herrero, the creator of “Call My Agent!,” returns with a Netflix show called “Standing Up,” which follows four struggling Parisian comics.
Opera houses and theaters in European cities are offering to help fleeing or stranded ballet dancers, even as many are still stuck in Ukraine.
Equipment valued at more than $300,000 was stolen from the set of the hit series during filming in a Paris suburb last week.
The French authorities are installing “sound radars” in some cities to detect and photograph vehicles making excessive noise, which they say is a public health hazard.
The design firm Saint-Lazare creates internationally inflected objects that belie their surroundings.
By placing contemporary pieces amid original features, the architect Sophie Dries has created a space that privileges experimentation.
She painted in obscurity for decades, living on the earnings of her husband, an English teacher. Everything changed with a gallery show in 2004.
He found the virus that causes AIDS, fell into a feud over it and later turned controversial, taking an anti-vaccine stance during the Covid-19 crisis.
René Robert, known for his pictures of flamenco, died of hypothermia after falling on a busy road, seemingly unassisted. The death shocked many, but echoed the indifference homeless people face every day.
For the first time, one designer’s work is being showcased — simultaneously — at five major French museums.
The return never quite happened. So what do we wear now? Schiaparelli, Chanel and Dior grapple gorgeously with the question.
Pierre Heckmann, 93, is among the last “ivoiriers,” or sculptors of ivory, in Europe.
At home and now in Paris, Kamal Mouzawak empowers Lebanese communities through food. Not even the horrific port blast in 2020 has stopped him.
Éric Zemmour, a pundit whose presidential run has upended French politics, had called unaccompanied migrant children “assassins” and “rapists” on television.
Netflix doesn’t qualify as a solo offender when it comes to Gallic stereotypes, as three musical theater works on the city’s stages show.
Like Robert Doisneau and Brassaï, she shot life in postwar Paris as it really was. But she also won fame for her reporting and fashion work.
Lovers of Edmund de Waal’s book can get close to that netsuke in a compelling show of objects that endured across a century of violence, discrimination and dispossession.
At first, our critic was horrified to see Emily at his favorite local haunt. With the Netflix show back for Season 2, he reflects on being just another basic American in Paris.
Soaring inflation in Europe is starting to squeeze shopkeepers and consumers. Many are preparing for more price increases in the new year.
The designer’s estate is being auctioned in a series of three sales, and collectors are very excited.
French organizers approved a sprawling opening ceremony, with athletes floating down the Seine in a parade of boats, but to date they have not criticized China.
The new German chancellor made his first foreign stop in Paris, where the two leaders discussed a more independent, bolder Europe.
The beloved Paris cathedral is still being restored after the devastating 2019 fire, but other churches are keeping its musical traditions alive this holiday season.
The French authorities released a Saudi man who shared the name and age of a suspect in the murder of the dissident writer, saying it was a case of mistaken identity.
Even before Omicron’s arrival, China was discouraging its citizens from traveling abroad. That has had a huge impact on global tourism.
President Macron hails the American-born dancer and French resistance fighter as a symbol of unity in a time of sharp division.
Two decades ago, Spain was the new France, leading gastronomic innovation. Now two iconic chefs have joined forces in Paris.
Brought from America to Paris by John Jay, an enslaved woman named Abigail died there trying to win her liberty as the statesman negotiated the freedom of the new nation.
The trauma of the 2015 terrorist attacks in Paris was highlighted in testimony by survivors and others at a trial of 20 men accused of involvement.
Blending French Empire pieces and more recent ones, the home of the antiquities dealer Jean-Paul Beaujard is as enchanting as the objects he collects and sells.
The aide, Alexandre Benalla, who was fired in 2018 after videos emerged of him beating a man at a labor protest, was sentenced to serve a year of house arrest with electronic monitoring.
World leaders have pledged again to end deforestation. This time, they need to actually do it.
An apartment in a classic district gets a highly personal makeover.