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.
25 August 2014 08:29 AM
Condemnation of Angela Merkel’s domination of eurozone economic policy and ‘forced march’ of spending cuts could be designed to increase Hollande’s bargaining power in Brussels
22 August 2014 06:29 PM
The ugly causeway is being dismantled, an elegant connection erected in its place. So everyone’s happy, right? John Lichfield discovers an undercurrent of dissent in historic Normandy
21 August 2014 12:00 AM
Parisian waiters and waitresses are commonly held to be the rudest in the world. But what about the behaviour of their foreign customers?
20 August 2014 06:01 PM
Former PM's move seen as an attempt to stop the possible return of Nicolas Sarkozy to frontline politics
19 August 2014 07:14 PM
The animal, known as 'Barry', became stuck in a service shaft in its pool
19 August 2014 07:03 PM
Islamophobia row as Sarkozy supporter hits out at Muslim on beach in headscarf
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
Disgruntled RBS worker writes hilarious open letter to Russell Brand after anti-capitalist publicity stunt leaves him hungry
Shock poll shows voters believe Ukip is to the left of the Tories
Nigel Farage's approval rating hits 'record low' as popularity suffers in wake of Ukip sex scandal
Nigel Farage defends Kerry Smith 'ch***y' comment: 'If you are going for a Chinese, what do you say you’re going for?'
Ukip candidate jokes about 'shooting peasants' in racist and homophobic rant
Pakistan school attack live: Taliban kill at least 132 children in 'horrifying' massacre
- 1 Nigel Farage: Me vs Russell Brand on Question Time – he's got the chest hair but where are his ideas?
- 2 Harry Potter fans can apply to the Hogwarts-inspired College of Wizardry
- 3 Jessica Chambers: 19-year-old woman 'doused with lighter fluid and burned alive' in the US
- 4 Russell Brand calls Nigel Farage 'poundshop Enoch Powell' in BBC Question Time debate
- 5 Orange Wednesdays are no more