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.
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
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
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
Lost portraits of the Somme: 100 images of Tommies posing before they went over the top. Now can you help to identify them?
01 August 2014 05:00 PM
31 July 2014 06:16 PM
Inexperience of the Spanish crew may have also been a factor
31 July 2014 04:25 PM
The French government is considering banning a radical Jewish group which has been blamed for deepening tensions in France during the conflict in Gaza.
31 July 2014 12:11 AM
Any direct connection with the conflict has gone but we’re not ready to consign it to history, says John Lichfield
29 July 2014 07:20 PM
Petrol bombs were hurled at the walls of a synagogue in Wuppertal in western Germany today amid fears of a rising tide of Gaza-related anti-Semitism in Europe.
28 July 2014 12:00 AM
France has vanished. Disappeared. Disparu.
British actor Idris Elba cannot star as James Bond because he is black, says shock jock Rush Limbaugh
Rozanne Duncan: Ukip expels councillor for 'jaw-dropping' comments made in BBC TV interview
Germany anti-Islam protests: 17,000 march on Dresden against 'Islamification of the West'
Ukip member gets into Christmas spirit with Union Flag plea to Santa 'for our country back'
BBC director Danny Cohen: Rising UK antisemitism makes me feel more uncomfortable than ever
Alex Salmond has 'broken his word to the Scottish people' says Scottish Lib Dem leader
- 1 PlayStation and Xbox hacked by Lizard Squad
- 2 Christmas comes early to Hong Kong, as millions of bank notes spill out onto busy street
- 3 The 'Black Museum': After 150 years, public can visit police’s grisly crime museum
- 4 British actor Idris Elba cannot star as James Bond because he is black, says shock jock Rush Limbaugh
- 5 Vagina canoe artist defends herself over ‘obscenity’ charges