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.
03 September 2014 05:55 PM
President Hollande's hand forced by ongoing Russian intervention in eastern Ukraine
03 September 2014 11:54 AM
The former French First Lady will tomorrow release a book about her life at the Elysée Palace, and some explosive excerpts have already been released
03 September 2014 11:34 AM
French politicians are threatening drastic action if Britain does not do more to help with would-be British asylum seekers
02 September 2014 04:58 PM
The actress Julie Gayet has won a criminal case against two senior executives of Closer magazine for invasion of her private life during its coverage of her alleged love affair with the French president, François Hollande.
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?
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