John Lichfield

John Lichfield


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John Lichfield was Paris correspondent of The Independent for 20 years. Half-English and half-Belgian, he was born in Stoke-on-Trent and lives in Normandy.

John Lichfield was Paris correspondent of The Independent for 20 years. Half-English and half-Belgian, he was born in Stoke-on-Trent and lives in Normandy.

The everlasting saga of the Le Pen family

BY John Lichfield / 7 mins

The truth about the Battle of Dijon

BY John Lichfield / 6 mins

Will Macron dump his Prime Minister?

BY John Lichfield / 7 mins

Didier Raoult: the man whose Covid ‘cure’ went viral

BY John Lichfield / 6 mins

Can Emmanuel Macron reinvent himself?

BY John Lichfield / 6 mins

The slow death of French cheese

BY John Lichfield / 6 mins

Stoke, the city that Britain forgot

BY John Lichfield / 10 mins

Macron’s Brexit plan

BY John Lichfield / 6 mins

There’s no such thing as ‘the good old days’

BY John Lichfield / 4 mins

Why French farmers are plotting revolution

BY John Lichfield / 7 mins

How the gilets jaunes went up in flames

BY John Lichfield / 5 mins

Is this Marine’s moment?

BY John Lichfield / 6 mins

What does it mean to be French?

BY John Lichfield / 7 mins

Have the yellow jackets turned red?

BY John Lichfield / 6 mins

Macron’s cunning plan for Europe

BY John Lichfield / 6 mins

The 2019 Franco-Italian war

BY John Lichfield / 8 mins

How the gilets jaunes could save Macron’s skin

BY John Lichfield / 7 mins

Understanding the ‘gilets jaunes’

BY John Lichfield / 3 mins

Could the gilets jaunes topple Macron?

BY John Lichfield / 6 mins

What’s driving this French revolution?

BY John Lichfield / 7 mins

Is Macron’s Euro crusade doomed to fail?

BY John Lichfield / 6 mins

Marine Le Pen: a populist who will never win the popular vote

BY John Lichfield / 7 mins

Jean-Luc Mélenchon: a smarter Jeremy Corbyn

BY John Lichfield / 8 mins

Why rural France is fertile ground for Le Pen

BY John Lichfield / 8 mins

Could Macron prove more dangerous than Trump?

BY John Lichfield / 6 mins

Can there ever be racial harmony in France?

BY John Lichfield / 5 mins