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.
19 March 2015 07:32 PM
€22,500 fine for predicting a Jewish radio presenter would end up in the gas chamber follows Wednesday's two months suspended prison sentence for Charlie Hebdo joke
Muriel Barbery: Reclusive writer of The Elegance of the Hedgehog returns after eight-year hibernation with new children's tale The Life of Elves
17 March 2015 06:00 PM
Author says her low profile since 2007 was to 'protect' herself from the expectations of publishers and readers, and because she had 'lost the desire to write'
Isis child militant: Boy seen 'shooting Israeli-Arab spy' in execution video recognised by schoolmates in Toulouse
14 March 2015 09:33 AM
The boy, who left France last year, is believed to be 12 years old
13 March 2015 09:56 AM
Second 'slap' incident in six months
12 March 2015 11:30 PM
View from France: French clubs are no longer junior partners in the Champions League
Jean Vanier: Philosopher who dislikes the 'religion' of success wins £1.2m Templeton Prize for promoting spiritual awareness
11 March 2015 05:59 PM
The 86-year-old said he would give the prize money to the network of support groups he founded for mentally disabled children
11 March 2015 09:43 AM
Vans were found burned in a forest near the site of the attack
French far-right leader Marine Le Pen hits back at 'smear' as EU accuses her Front National party of £5m fraud
10 March 2015 06:11 PM
If the accusations of illegal payments are proved, the popular but cash-strapped Eurosceptic party might have to refund as much as €7.5m to Brussels
Camille Muffat: French Olympic gold medallist had gone on reality TV show for more 'exciting' challenge before Argentina helicopter crash
10 March 2015 01:20 PM
'I don’t want people to remember me just as a girl in swimming cap'
10 March 2015 12:00 AM
Parking on the street in Paris has always been tricky. It is becoming an expensive nightmare.
Over 50,000 families shipped out of London boroughs in the past three years due to welfare cuts and soaring rents
EU asylum policy is 'a direct threat to our civilisation', says Nigel Farage
The Rothschild Libel: Why has it taken 200 years for an anti-Semitic slur that emerged from the Battle of Waterloo to be dismissed?
General Election 2015: SNP and its activists 'openly racist' towards the English, Farage says
General Election 2015: UK will be 'run for the wealthy and powerful' if Tories retain power, Labour warns
Schools forced to act as 'miniature welfare states' with teachers buying underwear and even haircuts for poor pupils
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- 4 Russell Brand backs Ed Miliband: 'You gotta vote Labour'