Peter Allen Biography

Peter Allen

Peter Allen is a journalist and author based in central Paris. Educated at Bristol University, and as a postgraduate at London University, he worked on the staff of a number of national newspapers in Britain, as a reporter, news editor and parliamentary lobby correspondent, before moving to France full time in 2005. He now writes news stories, features and comment pieces for a range of media, from the Daily Mail and London Evening Standard to the Daily Telegraph and Sunday Times. Internationally, Peter has covered the War on Terror on assignments in countries from Afghanistan to Yemen. He started Another Side of Paris while France’s worst terrorist atrocity in more than half a century was unfolding around him.