John Lichfield has been The Independent's man in Paris since 1997, covering French news. Before that, he was the paper's Foreign Editor and he has also worked in Brussels and Washington.
01 September 2014 01:09 PM
Female French teenager was detained in Nice after a tip-off from Turkish Airlines
01 September 2014 02:54 AM
Police with sniffer dogs also found two residents alive under debris and they were then freed by firefighters
29 August 2014 12:00 AM
Paris is miserable in the rain. Water cascades from balconies. Streets turn into torrents. Motorists seem to take delight in splashing pedestrians.
France's new Minister of the Economy Emmanuel Macron described by left-wingers as a 'copy-and-paste Tony Blair'
28 August 2014 06:46 PM
The Socialist Party has branded President Hollande’s new minister with its worst insult
27 August 2014 05:14 PM
The IMF chief Christine Lagarde has vowed to fight a formal accusation that she “acted negligently” and permitted an alleged €400m fraud when she was French finance minister in 2008.
French government reshuffle: President Hollande ejects opponents of economic reforms in new ‘clarified’ cabinet
26 August 2014 07:38 PM
Vocal opponents of austerity have been purged, but will this be the last throw of the dice for the least popular administration since 1958?
French Prime Minister Manuel Valls resigns – and takes entire government with him over austerity row with economy minister Arnaud Montebourg
25 August 2014 09:50 AM
The dramatic resignation of Mr Valls was an attempt to re-assert the authority of the Prime Minister and President
25 August 2014 08:29 AM
Condemnation of Angela Merkel’s domination of eurozone economic policy and ‘forced march’ of spending cuts could be designed to increase Hollande’s bargaining power in Brussels
22 August 2014 06:29 PM
The ugly causeway is being dismantled, an elegant connection erected in its place. So everyone’s happy, right? John Lichfield discovers an undercurrent of dissent in historic Normandy
21 August 2014 12:00 AM
Parisian waiters and waitresses are commonly held to be the rudest in the world. But what about the behaviour of their foreign customers?
Rotherham child sex abuse scandal: Labour Home Office to be probed over what Tony Blair's government knew - and when
Robin Williams Emmys tribute led by Billy Crystal criticised for including 'racist' joke about Muslim woman
The Rotherham child abuse scandal is a tale of apologists, misogyny and double standards
What do immigrants really think of Britain? Polish immigrant's Reddit post goes viral
Do you realise just how foolish the UK looks?
With Douglas Carswell joining Ukip, my party has taken another giant step forward
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