Benoît Morenne, The New York Times

Benoît Morenne

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Past articles by Benoît:

Minutes Before a Lockdown, a Civil Ceremony in France

Victoria de Lambilly and Oscar de Poncins married at 11 a.m. on March 17 in a small town south of Paris. They then boarded a 1:30 p.m. train back to London. → Read More

The Book Thief of Monastery Mountain

When priceless texts began disappearing from a seventh-century hilltop abbey, the police were mystified. They were even more befuddled when they finally caught the culprit. → Read More

What to See and Do in Paris After the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe

Fall is one of the best times of the year to visit Paris, its buildings glowing in the golden light and its parks covered with yellow leaves. → Read More

Macron Has Spent $31,000 to Keep Looking Young Since Taking Office

The French president’s office said it has paid for a makeup artist to keep Mr. Macron, 39, looking his best during public appearances. → Read More

In Terror Attacks in Spain, a Global Community of Victims

The dead and injured represented 34 nationalities, including a Belgian mother, an Italian father and an American. → Read More

Philosopher Who Praised Risk Died Trying to Save Children From Drowning

Anne Dufourmantelle, 53, a French philosopher who urged people to take action when facing grave danger, had leapt into rough surf off a beach near St.-Tropez. → Read More

Why France Is Taking a Lesson in Culture From Silicon Valley

A new start-up incubator in Paris symbolizes France’s tech ambitions, but can the land of the 35-hour workweek overcome its cultural and regulatory barriers to surpass London and other tech hubs? → Read More

2 Ministers Allied With Emmanuel Macron Resign in France

The departures came amid allegations that their party had misused European Union funds, and they cast a shadow over a cabinet reshuffle. → Read More

Police Shoot Attacker Outside Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris

Officers cleared the square in front of the landmark. About 900 people were inside the cathedral at the time, but were reported to be safe. → Read More

With Macron’s Blessing, France Unveils a Sweeping Ethics Overhaul

François Bayrou, the justice minister, is fulfilling a campaign promise made by the new president by presenting measures to curb governmental abuses. → Read More

Manuel Valls, Ex-Premier of France, Seeks to Run With Macron Movement

Declaring his Socialist Party dead, former Prime Minister Manuel Valls said he wanted to run for Parliament with the centrist En Marche! movement. → Read More

How France Voted

Detailed maps of the French presidential election show how Emmanuel Macron decisively beat right-wing nationalist Marine Le Pen. → Read More

Macron Hacking Attack: What We Know and Don’t Know

The French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron was targeted in a large dump of leaked emails and other documents, raising fears of Russian interference. → Read More

‘Neutral Sex’ Designation Is Struck Down in France

The country’s top court ruled against allowing an intersex person born with a genital malformation to obtain civil status as being neither male nor female. → Read More

Le Pen and Macron Clash in Vicious Presidential Debate in France

In their only debate, held four days before a runoff election, the presidential candidates attacked each other during a wide-ranging conversation. → Read More

Macron Denies Access to 2 Russian Media Outlets in French Campaign

A spokeswoman for the presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron said the two outlets, RT and Sputnik, were considered “alternative media” that produce “propaganda.” → Read More

Le Pen Aide Is Fired Over Holocaust Comments

Jean-François Jalkh was forced to step down as interim leader of the far-right National Front, the party of the presidential candidate Marine Le Pen. → Read More

France Honors Xavier Jugelé, Police Officer Killed in Champs-Élysées Attack

President François Hollande led a memorial ceremony. The two contenders to succeed him took a break from campaigning to attend. → Read More

How the Election Split France

Detailed maps show sharp differences between the bases of support for Marine Le Pen and Emmanuel Macron. → Read More

Carlos the Jackal Receives a Third Life Sentence in France

The terrorist, Ilich Ramírez Sánchez, was convicted of tossing a hand grenade into a Paris drugstore in 1974, killing two and wounding 34. → Read More