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.
27 June 2014 12:00 AM
The French exam season is off to a quarrelsome start. A teacher tweeted the philosophy questions in the Baccalaureate before all the candidates had opened their exam papers – and received a threatening tweet in return from the education ministry.
Helena Costa resigns: Female manager hits back at Clermont Foot 63, saying French football club only hired me as a ‘face’
26 June 2014 06:14 PM
36-year-old reveals she quit after the club signed new players without her knowledge
25 June 2014 07:45 PM
The courtroom burst into applause when the verdict was announced after three hours of deliberation
French far-right leader Marine Le Pen blames Ukip's Nigel Farage of ‘political dirty tricks’ as she fails to form bloc in EU Parliament
24 June 2014 06:51 PM
France's Front National fell short in their attempts to recruit hard-right, Eurosceptic MEPs from the seven nationalities they needed to form a political group in Strasbourg
Helena Costa resigns: First female coach of professional men's team quits – on her first day in the job
24 June 2014 12:38 PM
Club President says Costa's sudden change of heart was down to the fact 'she is a woman'
23 June 2014 03:46 PM
In the midst of an anguished national debate on the frontier between compassion and murder, 17 French judges face a life or death decision tomorrow.
22 June 2014 10:46 PM
Marine Le Pen triumphed in the European elections in France, but may be the loser in a scramble to form anti-EU groups in the EU assembly.
20 June 2014 12:00 AM
What a monstrous place. If you want to know why the French had a revolution, go to the Palace of Versailles.
19 June 2014 06:54 PM
Former President tries to turn scandal to his advantage, but opponents say it is inconceivable he was not aware
Michael Schumacher: F1 driver unlikely to make full recovery despite coming out of coma say medical experts
16 June 2014 02:31 PM
The retired racing driver has woken up from his coma
The secret report that helps Israel hide facts
Woman and two children killed by mob in riots over 'blasphemous' Facebook post in Pakistan
A day in the life of Vladimir Putin: The dictator in his labyrinth
Putin is 'thuggish, dishonest and reckless', says British ambassador to US
Richard Dawkins tweets: 'Date rape is bad, stranger rape is worse'
Boozy, ignorant, intolerant, but very polite – Britain as others see us
- 1 Sabina Altynbekova, the girl branded 'too good looking' for volleyball, says social media obsession with her is a 'bit much'
- 2 Disney heiress Abigail disowns her share of family profits in West Bank company
- 3 The secret report that helps Israel hide facts
- 4 'Women should not laugh in public,' says Turkey's Deputy Prime Minister in morality speech
- 5 Israel's propaganda machine is finally starting to misfire
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