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.
07 November 2014 06:12 PM
Millions of Britons will pay their respects this weekend to those who died in the First World War
07 November 2014 12:00 AM
The voyage from Istanbul to the Princes Islands in the Sea of Marmara might be the best value cruise in the world.
02 November 2014 09:28 PM
Rémi Fraisse was demonstrating against building of dam in an unspoiled valley
01 October 2014 12:00 AM
After 18 years, we have moved home. We have not moved very far - perhaps 600 metres. Many of the important things in life – favourite restaurants, metro station, bread shop - remain the same.
29 September 2014 06:36 PM
France is a country that clamours for 'change' but detests changes. Chemists, lawyers, pilots and plumbers are all determined to resist it
26 September 2014 06:04 PM
Tobacco lobby prepares to fight move to abolish cigarettes over four decades
26 September 2014 12:00 AM
Our nearest small town in Normandy is a quiet sort of place which has never fully recovered from being bombed by the RAF in June 1944 and set alight by the SS two months later.
25 September 2014 06:34 PM
France ready to launch air strikes into Syria
24 September 2014 06:44 PM
Ten-day walkout over plans for no-frills subsidiary threatens very existence of national airline
24 September 2014 04:36 PM
Mr Gourdel was abducted on Sunday
'We would evict Queen from Buckingham Palace and allocate her council house,' say Greens
French court convicts three over homophobic tweets, in case hailed as a 'significant victory' by LGBT rights campaigners
Greece elections: Syriza and EU on collision course after election win for left-wing party
British Muslim school children suffering a backlash of abuse following Paris attacks
Islamic history is full of free thinkers - but recent attempts to suppress critical thought are verging on the absurd
Leaked documents show Ukip leaders approve NHS privatisation once it becomes more 'acceptable to the electorate'
- 1 Asteroid narrowly scrapes past Earth: how to watch the closest space rock for decades as it flies by
- 2 Saudi preacher who 'raped and tortured' his five -year-old daughter to death is released after paying 'blood money'
- 3 The enemy within: People who hear voices in their heads are being encouraged to talk back
- 4 British grandmother Lindsay Sandiford faces execution by firing squad in Indonesia
- 5 Watch Richard Dawkins read his own hatemail: 'I hope you do get sodomised by satanic monkeys in hell'