Christopher Hitchens debates religion with Tony Blair in Canada
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Controversial British writer, Christopher Hitchens, dies

The often provocative British author and journalist, Christopher Hitchens, has died at a hospital in Houston, Texas.

He was 62 and had been suffering from cancer. Mr Hitchens began his career in Britain as a left-wing journalist, but later moved to New York and to the political right.

Helen Fawkes looks back on his life.

  • 16 Dec 2011
  • From the section UK
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