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.
30 January 2015 06:23 PM
Lille trial will damage former IMF chief’s comeback hopes
29 January 2015 07:34 PM
Boy claims: “I am not Charlie. I am with the terrorists”
Dieudonné trial: French comedian facing charges of inciting racial hatred for claiming Jewish radio presenter 'reminds me of the gas chambers'
28 January 2015 06:39 PM
He also faces a more serious charge of 'apology for terrorism', which could carry a prison sentence of up to seven years
Front National family feud? Marine Le Pen and her relatives clash over French far-right party's response to Paris terror attacks
27 January 2015 05:54 PM
France's recent ordeal at the hands of jihadists might have been expected to provide an electoral boost to the FN. Instead, the crisis seems to have increased tensions at the top of Europe's most powerful far-right movement
26 January 2015 12:02 PM
He is one of ten men who are accused of defrauding L’Oréal's chief shareholder, Liliane Bettencourt, 92, by 'abusing her mental weakness'
23 January 2015 06:07 PM
Tony Berridge, whose father took part in the D-Day landings, faces a bizarre legal wrangle involving the Pegasus Bridge to prove who owns his medals
22 January 2015 04:38 PM
From next September, all children and their parents will have to sign a 'Secularity Charter' which forbids racial or sexist behaviour
22 January 2015 03:00 PM
21 January 2015 12:19 PM
France estimates the number of jihadist activists, sympathisers and fellow-travellers in the country at '3,000 people'
20 January 2015 01:39 PM
The five men were 'not known' to anti-terrorist police, he said, and appeared more to fit the profile of people involved in organised crime
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
Greece elections: Syriza and EU on collision course after election win for left-wing party
British grandmother Lindsay Sandiford faces execution by firing squad in Indonesia
Liberal Democrat minister defends comments suggesting immigration causes pub closures
King Abdullah dead: We can't afford not to hold Saudi Arabia's royals to account
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- 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 Dad attempts revenge on teenage daughter, plan backfires spectacularly
- 5 Ball pool for adults opens in London