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.
Al-Hilli Alps massacre: Murdered wife had 'secret' ex-husband living in the US who died on same day as shooting
08 July 2014 01:30 PM
French investigators said that they had uncovered some 'surprising' facts about Iqbal al-Hilli
A History of the First World War in 100 Moments: The ‘blackest day’ of the German army - and the assault that finally broke its spirit
06 July 2014 07:01 PM
John Lichfield describes the unexpectedly spectacular Allied breakthrough that launched a 100-day push to victory
28 June 2014 05:23 PM
Former France captain Corinne Diacre to take the job
A History of the First World War in 100 Moments: Ordeal by shellfire - a giant gun rains death on Parisians from 80 miles away
27 June 2014 07:02 PM
A shock artillery attack on the French capital marked the start of an offensive that nearly broke the Allies
27 June 2014 06:55 PM
The murder shocked the principality – but not as much as the identity of the man who appears to have ordered it
27 June 2014 12:00 AM
The French exam season is off to a quarrelsome start. A teacher tweeted the philosophy questions in the Baccalaureate before all the candidates had opened their exam papers – and received a threatening tweet in return from the education ministry.
Helena Costa resigns: Female manager hits back at Clermont Foot 63, saying French football club only hired me as a ‘face’
26 June 2014 06:14 PM
36-year-old reveals she quit after the club signed new players without her knowledge
25 June 2014 07:45 PM
The courtroom burst into applause when the verdict was announced after three hours of deliberation
French far-right leader Marine Le Pen blames Ukip's Nigel Farage of ‘political dirty tricks’ as she fails to form bloc in EU Parliament
24 June 2014 06:51 PM
France's Front National fell short in their attempts to recruit hard-right, Eurosceptic MEPs from the seven nationalities they needed to form a political group in Strasbourg
Helena Costa resigns: First female coach of professional men's team quits – on her first day in the job
24 June 2014 12:38 PM
Club President says Costa's sudden change of heart was down to the fact 'she is a woman'
Cameron is warned 'no possibility' of UK reducing immigration and that bid to bring in quota on migrant workers would be illegal
Of course, teenage girls need role models – but not like beauty vlogger Zoella
Residents should throw a street party and mix with immigrant neighbours, councils told
Russell Brand threatened with arrest after filming outside Fox News headquarters
London bus driver 'kicks gay couple off for kissing'
Support for EU membership 'at highest level since 1991 with most Brits wanting to stay in'
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