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.
12 January 2015 08:52 AM
France has sent 5,000 police to Jewish schools
11 January 2015 08:14 PM
The 44 international representatives included the Turkish Prime Minister, Ahmet Davutoglu; the Russian Foreign Minister, Sergey Lavrov; the Hungarian Prime Minister, Viktor Orban; and President Ali Bongo of Gabon
Paris march: Global leaders join 'unprecedented' rally in largest demonstration in history of France
11 January 2015 09:37 AM
Over 5,000 police and soldiers deployed as part of security measures for the demonstration
11 January 2015 12:00 AM
Paris attackers interview with French TV station: 'We are defenders of the Prophet... We took vengeance', said Charlie Hebdo killer Cherif Kouachi
10 January 2015 11:54 AM
Two of the terrorists killed on Friday evening gave chilling telephone interviews to a French TV station while they were under police siege.
09 January 2015 07:25 PM
Police stormed the kosher grocers in eastern Paris to end the siege
09 January 2015 07:00 PM
The dignity and defiance of the 'Je suis Charlie' rallies has been impressive, but there are still question marks hanging over France's unity
08 January 2015 07:34 PM
Chérif, and therefore Said, were overlooked as they belonged to a previous generation of home-grown extremists
08 January 2015 07:13 PM
There are several poisonous, mutually sustaining extremes in French politics
07 January 2015 09:58 PM
When they left 20 members of the Charlie Hebdo team were dead or severely wounded
'We would evict Queen from Buckingham Palace and allocate her council house,' say Greens
French court convicts three over homophobic tweets, in case hailed as a 'significant victory' by LGBT rights campaigners
Greece elections: Syriza and EU on collision course after election win for left-wing party
British Muslim school children suffering a backlash of abuse following Paris attacks
Islamic history is full of free thinkers - but recent attempts to suppress critical thought are verging on the absurd
30,000 reasons why the rhetoric on immigrants claiming benefits can stop now
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- 2 Saudi preacher who 'raped and tortured' his five -year-old daughter to death is released after paying 'blood money'
- 3 The enemy within: People who hear voices in their heads are being encouraged to talk back
- 4 British grandmother Lindsay Sandiford faces execution by firing squad in Indonesia
- 5 Watch Richard Dawkins read his own hatemail: 'I hope you do get sodomised by satanic monkeys in hell'