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Lizzy Davies

Lizzy Davies

    Pope issues scathing call for reform
    Pope issues scathing call for reform
    Pope Francis this week hit out at the "excessive centralisation" of the Catholic Church and railed against what he described as a...
    Amanda Knox retrial: New DNA test on alleged murder weapon
    Amanda Knox retrial: New DNA test on alleged murder weapon
    The knife alleged to have been used to kill British exchange student Meredith Kercher in 2007 will undergo additional DNA testing after an Italian...
    Italy minister's comments about food leaves chefs simmering
    Italy minister's comments about food leaves chefs simmering
    As a junior minister taking your first steps in politics, it is generally thought wise to steer away from touchy subjects. Especially when your...
    Rapper Psy brings Gangnam Style horseplay to United Nations
    Rapper Psy brings Gangnam Style horseplay to United Nations
    The UN secretary general has to perform a variety of deft diplomatic manoeuvres in his day-to-day life, but none quite like the invisible horse trot....
    The lion of Essex 'most likely a dog'
    The lion of Essex 'most likely a dog'
    A zoologist consulted by Essex police over reports of...
    Rowan Williams issues warning ahead of women bishops vote
    Rowan Williams issues warning ahead of women bishops vote
    The archbishop also warned the church against being drawn into "anger and indignation" as he acknowledged that
    Greek public health policies 'punish those most at risk'
    Greek public health policies 'punish those most at risk'
    A strategy that ignores the root causes of disease outbreaks and penalises those most at risk.Reveka Papadopoulou, the general director...
    Invisible Children chief defends 'thoughtful' Kony 2012
    Invisible Children chief defends 'thoughtful' Kony 2012
    The chief executive of a group that produced the controversial video about the Ugandan warlord Joseph Kony has hit back at criticisms of its strategy...
    'Hibernating' Swede survives two-month sub-zero car ordeal
    'Hibernating' Swede survives two-month sub-zero car ordeal
    A Swedish man who spent two months snowed inside his car as temperatures outside dropped to -30C is "awake and able to communicate", according to...
    Mounting fuel crisis hits Sarkozy hard
    Mounting fuel crisis hits Sarkozy hard
    Escalating strikes against Nicolas Sarkozy's pension reforms pushed France closer to crisis as fuel shortages were felt countrywide and violence...
    Rwanda fingered for war crimes
    Rwanda fingered for war crimes
    The United Nations has accused Rwanda of wholesale war crimes, including possibly genocide, during years of conflict in the Democratic Republic of...
    Hounding of the Roma
    Hounding of the Roma
    France's crackdown on its foreign Roma population came under fire from all sides of the political and social spectrum this week as pressure mounted...