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John Lichfield

John Lichfield: The French learn to love Shakespeare

Paris Notebook: The theatre scene across the Channel has become a kind of Paris-upon-Avon

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John Lichfield: Female mud-wrestling, French style

Monday, 24 November 2008

Relations on the left are so venomous that schism seems inevitable

John Lichfield: Credit crunch even hits dog-sitters

Monday, 10 November 2008

Paris Notebook: Parisian super-wealthy can no longer afford professional dog-sitters when they go to the hairdressers

John Lichfield: Boos that shouldn't come as a surprise

Monday, 20 October 2008

Paris Notebook: Would Zidane be considered French if he wasn't picked for the French side?

John Lichfield: Confessions of a trainspotter

Monday, 29 September 2008

French Notebook: This was an American-designed, Canadian-built, British locomotive operating in France for a German company

John Lichfield's Paris Notebook: Carla's 'sales' hit by sound of silence

Monday, 15 September 2008

Is Carlamania dying? In France at least? In Britain, no doubt, Carlamania is doomed to have a half-life of a million years. A statistical row is raging in France over the true popularity of the First Lady, Carla Bruni-Sarkozy. Her third pop album, launched in July, has sold either 85,000 copies to French music-lovers or 175,000 copies, depending on how you count the sales.

John Lichfield: In Brittany, a wedding with a difference

Thursday, 14 August 2008

Paris Notebook

John Lichfield: Racy goings-on in la France profonde

Monday, 4 August 2008

French Notebook: The wife-swapping club comes to rural Normandy

John Lichfield: Out of France

Sunday, 20 July 2008

If anyone could win Ireland's Eurosceptics round, it's Ms Bruni

John Lichfield: With the Taoiseach in the naughty chair, this was a polite mad hatter's tea party

Friday, 20 June 2008

European summits were never simple but they were once predictable. France and Germany agreed on everything. Britain sat in the naughty chair, which was either a noble or despicable position, depending on your viewpoint. Ireland adopted a low profile, offered its services as a go-between and scooped up more subsidies.

John Lichfield: Our Man In Paris

Monday, 9 June 2008

Threat to suburban pleasures of a petite Parisienne

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