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.
23 June 2014 03:46 PM
In the midst of an anguished national debate on the frontier between compassion and murder, 17 French judges face a life or death decision tomorrow.
22 June 2014 10:46 PM
Marine Le Pen triumphed in the European elections in France, but may be the loser in a scramble to form anti-EU groups in the EU assembly.
20 June 2014 12:00 AM
What a monstrous place. If you want to know why the French had a revolution, go to the Palace of Versailles.
19 June 2014 06:54 PM
Former President tries to turn scandal to his advantage, but opponents say it is inconceivable he was not aware
Michael Schumacher: F1 driver unlikely to make full recovery despite coming out of coma say medical experts
16 June 2014 02:31 PM
The retired racing driver has woken up from his coma
11 June 2014 06:31 PM
Dr Nicolas Bonnemaison is accused of poisoning seven patients who were hours from death in order to spare them intense suffering
09 June 2014 06:02 PM
France was spellbound on Monday by a spectacular public row between the Front National (FN) leader Marine Le Pen and her father, Jean-Marie, the party’s founder, over apparent anti-Semitism.
09 June 2014 11:28 AM
A section of the metal mesh on the Pont des Arts footbridge over the Seine in Paris collapsed last night under the weight of the thousands of "love-locks"
A History of the First World War in 100 Moments: The Nivelle offensive - when the lambs refused to march to the slaughter
08 June 2014 10:43 PM
06 June 2014 04:14 PM
Over 300 British veterans of the battle of Normandy – one in four of those still alive – joined the Queen in a war cemetery in Bayeux today to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the D-Day landings.
Pope Francis declares evolution and Big Bang theory are real and God is not 'a magician with a magic wand'
Huge surge in Ukip support after EU funding row, according to new poll
Ukip ‘exploiting grooming scandal’ to secure party’s first police chief
Nigel Farage: 'There’s nothing wrong with white people blacking up'
Maureen Lipman says 'she can't vote Labour while Ed Miliband is leader'
Muslims, immigration and teenage pregnancy: British people are ignorant about almost everything
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