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.
26 December 2014 09:40 PM
Once the envy of the world, France’s TGV network is mired in controversy – not least because of the President’s plans to extend the track to his political heartland. John Lichfield, in Paris, says the whole debate offers a warning to the UK and its HS2 project
23 December 2014 06:16 PM
After three attacks in quick succession – causing two deaths and 23 injuries – armed patrols have been deployed
23 December 2014 10:09 AM
Latest attack saw a van driver ram into a Christmas market in Nantes
21 December 2014 10:20 PM
French left and right defend commentator after comments about deportation of Muslims
21 December 2014 05:50 PM
Bertrand Nzohabonayo had posted the 'Islamic State' (Isis) flag on his Facebook page last week, but was not previously known to be a potential jihadist
La Famille Bélier is being touted as this year's Amelie - so why are many in the deaf community outraged by it?
17 December 2014 09:20 PM
16 December 2014 05:40 PM
Navajo nation had failed in a legal challenge to the auction
16 December 2014 01:08 AM
Antoine Deltour spent two years as an intern and a junior auditor with Pricewaterhouse Coopers
14 December 2014 08:03 PM
Party traditionalists allege that over half of senior FN figures promoted since Ms Le Pen replaced her father as leader are homosexual
12 December 2014 06:39 PM
He accepted a compromise put forward by a parliamentary investigation
British actor Idris Elba cannot star as James Bond because he is black, says shock jock Rush Limbaugh
Germany anti-Islam protests: 17,000 march on Dresden against 'Islamification of the West'
Ukip member gets into Christmas spirit with Union Flag plea to Santa 'for our country back'
Immigrants make UK racist, says Ukip councillor Trevor Shonk
BBC director Danny Cohen: Rising UK antisemitism makes me feel more uncomfortable than ever
Katie Hopkins speaks out on childhood obesity: 'Parents of fat children should be prosecuted for child cruelty'
- 1 The political parties aren't all the same – which means 2015 will be a 'big-choice' election
- 2 President of Argentina adopts Jewish godson to 'stop him turning into a werewolf'
- 3 ALS ice bucket challenge co-founder Corey Griffin drowns, aged 27
- 4 The 'Black Museum': After 150 years, public set to see exhibits from police’s grisly crime museum
- 5 Naomi Wolf reacts to Isis 'conspiracy theories' critism after she questions whether beheading videos are real