An active holiday amid fabulous scenery will draw even more of us to emerging Montenegro this year. Andy McSmith reports
Four years ago the name Augustin Legrand circled the globe. His organisation, Les Enfants de Don Quichotte – The Children of Don Quixote – installed 100 illegal red tents on the banks of the Seine in December 2006 to draw attention to the plight of the homeless in France.
The Channel 4 teen drama isn't just a cult show in France – it has inspired a wild party scene.
The discovery of a hoard of ancient coins has called attention to a forgotten emperor
In the fifth of our six-part series produced in association with Footprint Travel Guides, Andrew Sanger explores France's grandest duchy
Francis Ford Coppola has often focused on personal issues. His latest film after a long hiatus is no different, he tells Kaleem Aftab
Introducing two teenagers to Paris means queuing for the Louvre is out and vintage shops are in
The streets of Paris were invaded yesterday by a convoy of 1,300 tractors and 10,000 cereal farmers, demanding government help for their crisis-hit industry.
Anti-depressants fail to tame former president’s pet
This weekend hundreds of immense pairs of eyes will be gazing at the river boats on the Seine. They belong to heroic women from the world's worst trouble spots. John Lichfield meets the artist
Annette Kellerman's design gave women the freedom to swim – but not without controversy. Kathy Marks reports
The world's most famous school of painting has a political history that is satisfyingly explained in this clever show
Royal vows to challenge result as Delors' daughter claims victory by just 42 votes in poll of 130,000 members
The mayor of Paris, Bertrand Delanoë, has revealed that he will run for the leadership of the French Socialist Party, setting the stage for a showdown with former presidential candidate Ségolène Royal.
France is agog at yet another soap opera involving its First Family. John Lichfield reports
Summer on the Seine is about to begin, as 2,000 tons of sand bring the beach to the French capital. And with lively canals and watering holes, now is the time to dip into the city, says Alessia Horwich