Anne Penketh is a freelance journalist and columnist based in Paris. She was posted to Moscow, Paris and New York for AFP news agency before joining The Independent, where she was Diplomatic Editor until 2009.
04 July 2014 06:52 PM
At least 20,000 Roma live in France legally, but they survive in shantytowns and are constantly moved on. Anne Penketh reports on the social tensions, and charities’ frustrations
03 July 2014 06:23 PM
Wojciech Janowski confessed last week to being the 'instigator' of Mrs Pastor’s killing by two hit men, but now claims he didn’t understand some of the legal 'nuances' used by French investigators
02 July 2014 07:25 PM
Former French President uses TV and radio to protest innocence after release from custody
Nicolas Sarkozy 'held for questioning' by police: Former French President condemns ‘Stasi’ tactics behind his arrest
01 July 2014 07:50 AM
Anti-corruption police act over claims he perverted the course of justice, precluding any likelihood of a political comeback
30 June 2014 06:09 PM
Experimental scheme called the 'ABCD of equality' was introduced in 275 primary schools last autumn and aims to overcome 'unconscious' stereotyping of boys and girls
10 May 2014 12:00 AM
08 May 2014 12:00 AM
06 May 2014 05:52 PM
24 February 2014 05:53 PM
François Hollande has sought to refocus attention from his private life on to his reform agenda
08 February 2014 12:00 AM
Husband and wife Alain and Dafroza Gauthier have spent 13 years relentlessly pursuing those behind the 1994 genocide. Now their efforts are finally starting to bear fruit, they tell Anne Penketh in Paris
Stephen Fry explains what he would say if he was 'confronted by God'
9 reasons Greece's experiment with the radical left is doomed to failure
Have we reached 'peak food'? Shortages loom as global production rates slow
British grandmother Lindsay Sandiford faces execution by firing squad in Indonesia
Liberal Democrat minister defends comments suggesting immigration causes pub closures
Hard line on immigration could cost Tories the election
- 1 Stephen Fry explains what he would say if he was 'confronted by God'
- 2 Venezuela Expo Tattoo 2015: Extreme body art from 'Vampire Woman' to 109mm earlobes
- 3 Saudi preacher who 'raped and tortured' his five -year-old daughter to death is released after paying 'blood money'
- 4 Ball pool for adults opens in London
- 5 Amal Clooney gives excellent response to fashion question at European Court of Human Rights