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 February 2015 12:12 PM
Expert said parts of France were like Afghanistan, Iraq and Kashmir
Dominique Strauss-Kahn 'organised' sex parties for prostitutes at secret flat in heart of Paris, pimping trial hears
12 February 2015 10:46 AM
Disgraced former IMF chief's description of women as 'equipment' in text messages proves he knew they were prostitutes, prosecutors claim
11 February 2015 07:15 PM
Former IMF chief loses temper as he admits his sexuality is rougher than the average
Dominique Strauss-Kahn tells pimping trial he is 'rougher' than normal men after prostitute tells court he had forced anal sex with her
11 February 2015 09:18 AM
Former French minister has admitted taking part in sex orgies at which prostitutes were present
10 February 2015 06:17 PM
Former IMF chief answers charges of pimping, admits attending orgies, and denies ‘brutal’ sex with a prostitute
10 February 2015 09:24 AM
Former head of the IMF is one of 13 people accused of organising sex parties with prostitutes in six countries
09 February 2015 06:21 PM
The revelation comes at an embarrassing time for President Hollande, as Dominique Strauss-Kahn takes the stand in his 'pimping' trial in Lille
08 February 2015 10:53 PM
François Hollande’s Socialists narrowly cling on to power in regional by-election indicating national voter intentions as Marine le Pen grabs 48 per cent of vote and Sarkozy’s UMP is sidelined
07 February 2015 12:00 AM
French cinema is claiming one of its greatest ever global box-office successes – Paddington Bear.
04 February 2015 06:25 PM
Three soldiers were stabbed in Nice on Tuesday
Ukip supporters are 55 or older, white and socially conservative, finds British Social Attitudes Report
Street preacher quoting from the Bible fined for calling homosexuality an 'abomination'
Jeremy Clarkson sacked live: Alan Yentob 'wouldn't rule out' ex Top Gear host's BBC return
Woman filmed launching racist tirade against men on the Tube for speaking in 'own lingo'
The West has it totally wrong on Lee Kuan Yew
David Cameron calls Labour 'hopeless, sneering socialists' while announcing 7-day NHS plans
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