What’s new in Paris

From a new restaurant in an abandoned station to an immersive Van Gogh exhibition, there are plenty of reasons for a weekend in Paris this spring

Winter’s end belongs to Paris

In the last of his winter notebooks, Horatio Clare hails the beauty of late winter mornings in Paris

The Runner’s Guide To Paris

Take a running tour of the city of light by following this car-free route through Paris’s centre

The Pompidou Centre, Paris’s great blemish

From no angle does this ostentatious building fit in with its surroundings, nor did it occur to its architects that it should

Ecole Lesage: the embroidery school for haute couture

Inside Ecole Lesage, an artisan workshop that provides exquisite needlework for the top fashion houses

How to do Paris with kids

The French capital isn’t just a holiday destination for smooching couples

The British chefs conquering Paris

While traditional Parisian restaurants still stew in a century-old jus, young British chefs are showing the way ahead

Restaurant review: L’Arpège, Paris

Alain Passard is a French chef who has put his faith in vegetables

The immersive theatre show that put me off my dinner

An ‘Allo ‘Allo-style dining experience comes with big clichés and tiny portions