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.
18 August 2014 06:33 PM
His name is ‘Monsieur Jacob’ and his plan was to transform one of the city’s more rundown areas into a foodie heaven. A shame it’s not done yet
03 August 2014 08:34 PM
Both German and British dead lie in the Saint Symphorien cemetery in southern Belgium
Inside the brothels that served the Western Front: How one First World War soldier found love in the arms of a French sweetheart
03 August 2014 12:00 AM
A foreign secretary's pyrotechnic display of mixed signals that sentenced 800,000 British soldiers and sailors to death
03 August 2014 12:00 AM
Lost portraits of the Somme: 100 images of Tommies posing before they went over the top. Now can you help to identify them?
01 August 2014 05:00 PM
31 July 2014 06:16 PM
Inexperience of the Spanish crew may have also been a factor
31 July 2014 04:25 PM
The French government is considering banning a radical Jewish group which has been blamed for deepening tensions in France during the conflict in Gaza.
31 July 2014 12:11 AM
Any direct connection with the conflict has gone but we’re not ready to consign it to history, says John Lichfield
29 July 2014 07:20 PM
Petrol bombs were hurled at the walls of a synagogue in Wuppertal in western Germany today amid fears of a rising tide of Gaza-related anti-Semitism in Europe.
28 July 2014 12:00 AM
France has vanished. Disappeared. Disparu.
Scotland could still declare independence – even without referendum, says Alex Salmond
Scottish referendum results: Cross-party consensus collapses amid Tory-Labour spat on the 'English question'
Hilary Mantel 'should be investigated by police' over Margaret Thatcher assassination story, says Lord Bell
Scottish independence: David Cameron is becoming the 'George Bush of Britain'
Plebgate MP Andrew Mitchell called officer a 'little s**t', claim court documents 'exposing ex-Chief Whip's 'record of abusing police'
Archbishop of Canterbury admits doubts about existence of God
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