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.
31 January 2014 11:15 AM
Gayet has earned a César nomination for Best Supporting Actress
Valerie Trierweiler: Former French First Lady set to pen a tell-all book about the Francois Hollande affair and her time at the Elysee
30 January 2014 09:19 AM
In interviews published today, Trierweiler says she “fell from a skyscraper” when she learned that Hollande was having an affair with an actress
French police find more than half a million pounds in cash at the home of controversial 'quenelle' comedian Dieudonné
29 January 2014 05:43 PM
Dieudonné is currently under investigation for fraudulent bankruptcy
Police raid properties belonging to controversial comedian Dieudonné M'bala Mbala as part of an investigation into alleged money-laundering and fraud
28 January 2014 08:06 PM
Multiple police raids were launched today on the homes, office and theatre of the anti-semitic comedian Dieudonné M'bala Mbala as part of an investigation into alleged money-laundering and fraud.
Is life easy in the land of the 35-hour week, generous holidays and long lunches? ‘Non’, say burnt-out French
28 January 2014 06:26 PM
3.2 million people are working so hard that they risked mental or physical breakdown, study finds
Valerie Trierweiler: ‘If Francois Hollande hadn’t been President, perhaps we would have still been together’
28 January 2014 09:40 AM
The former French First Lady spoke to journalists during humanitarian visit to Mumbai
28 January 2014 02:00 AM
Dieudonné M'bala M'bala is the man behind the 'quenelle' salute. His fans claim the stand-up represents free speech. Others say he is just a hateful anti-semite. John Lichfield joins the crowd at his latest gig
End of the affair as François Hollande vows to live the single life for the rest of his Élysée term after separation from Valérie Trierweiler
27 January 2014 01:33 AM
President François Hollande, the man who never married, is a bachelor again.
25 January 2014 06:30 PM
It is understood that she refused to put her name to the declaration
25 January 2014 12:00 AM
Apple's Tim Cook: Business isn’t just about making profit
Thousands of young people forced to go without food after benefits wrongly stopped under 'draconian' new sanctions regime
Ukraine crisis: New navy chief 'defects' and surrenders Crimean HQ as Putin claims ultranationalists forced intervention
Britain's top vet sparks controversy with call for ban on slashing animals' throats in 'ritual' slaughters for halal and kosher meat products
Ukraine crisis: Russia dismisses '3am ultimatum' as 'total nonsense'
If you're horrified by a flame-roasted dog, you should be shocked at a hog roast
- 1 The future of sex: The first female condoms were derided, mistrusted and shunned - but will their modern counterparts catch on?
- 2 South African rhino finally put down after roaming Kruger park for days with horn hacked off and bullet in brain
- 3 Channel 4 announces two-hour TV show to be broadcast 'Live from Space' later this month
- 4 Man stabbed with Legend of Zelda Master Sword in serious condition
- 5 Study suggests that 'gaydars' are real - at least for women