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.
17 January 2015 02:00 PM
Photograph dubbed 'the pencil leading the people' shows a man holding a giant pencil amongst other demonstrators with a tricolour flag next to a statue symbolising the French republic
17 January 2015 12:12 PM
Front National founder gives credence to conspiracy theories in an interview with virulently anti-western Russian newspaper
A continent on edge: Paris attacks leave Europe on terror high alert as police in five countries arrest more than twenty extremist suspects
16 January 2015 08:06 PM
Belgium reveals that latest jihadist plot targeted police
15 January 2015 06:56 AM
Police source denies reports that the collision was deliberate
14 January 2015 07:47 PM
People queued at 7am for copies of the first edition since last week's shootings
14 January 2015 03:56 PM
Demand has led publishers to increase this edition's print run to five million
Charlie Hebdo: France reacts to new edition – 'They thought they had killed Charlie. But they have risen from the grave'
14 January 2015 09:17 AM
New issue attracts praise from unlikely sources
14 January 2015 09:01 AM
'Quenelle' comedian appeared to express sympathy for Amedy Coulibaly
14 January 2015 08:22 AM
Masturbating nuns, the Pope as a mafia boss and Merkel's trouser trouble
13 January 2015 06:28 PM
Sigolène Vinson - a legal affairs commentator for the satirical magazine - said one of the Kouachi brothers told her: 'Because I am sparing you, you must read the Koran'
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'
Katie Hopkins attacked me on Twitter — so I reported her to the police for inciting racial hatred
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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