Paris

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Paris agrees to turn Champs-Élysées into 'extraordinary garden'
Mayor Anne Hidalgo gives green light to £225m-scheme to transform French capital’s most famous avenue

Kim Willsher in Paris

10, Jan, 2021 @3:37 PM

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Albert Roux obituary
Chef, restaurateur and businessman who paved the way for a culinary rebirth in Britain when he opened Le Gavroche in 1967

Tom Jaine

06, Jan, 2021 @3:07 PM

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Pierre Cardin obituary
One of the great fashion designers known for his avant-garde style and space-age creations

Veronica Horwell

29, Dec, 2020 @5:31 PM

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Through gilets jaunes, strikes and Covid, Paris's 400-year-old book stalls fight to survive
With passing trade hit hard by the pandemic, the booksellers on the banks of the Seine are struggling

Jon Henley in Paris

29, Dec, 2020 @5:15 AM

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Terrorist behind foiled 2015 French train attack receives life sentence
Ayoub El-Khazzani was restrained by three US travellers after opening fire onboard French train

Kim Willsher in Paris

17, Dec, 2020 @5:29 PM

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Parisians: ‘We love Britain’s culture, its energy, its people. It’s sad you don’t love us too’
People in the French capital are hurt and baffled by the UK’s attitude to France as a no-deal Brexit looms

Peter Allen and Kim Willsher

13, Dec, 2020 @8:30 AM

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Édouard Louis ‘in very bad way’ after man accused of his rape has charge dropped
Friends say Louis, who recounted the attack in his acclaimed book History of Violence, ‘traumatised again’ after trial that dismissed sexual assault claim

Kim Willsher in Paris

11, Dec, 2020 @2:32 PM

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Valéry Giscard d’Estaing obituary
Former French president who brought in socially liberal reforms but whose grand style ultimately proved offputting to voters

Kim Willsher

03, Dec, 2020 @4:45 PM

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French inquiry begins into alleged assault on photographer by police
Officer allegedly hit Ameer al-Halbi in the face while he was covering Paris protest against security law

Kim Willsher

01, Dec, 2020 @1:35 PM

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Four French police charged over beating of black music producer
Footage of attack on Michel Zecler, who alleges racial abuse, has led to political fallout

Kim Willsher in Paris

30, Nov, 2020 @4:47 PM

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Hervé Le Tellier wins Prix Goncourt as France's books world begins to reopen
L’anomalie secures country’s leading books prize, which was delayed this year in solidarity with bookshops forced to close by lockdown

Kim Willsher in Paris

30, Nov, 2020 @4:30 PM

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Police investigated over alleged violence at Paris migrant camp
Reporter claims he was attacked by the same officer ‘three times’ during the evening

Kim Willsher in Paris

25, Nov, 2020 @4:27 PM

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