Marie Colvin in London in 2008
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Lyse Doucet pays tribute to journalist Marie Colvin killed in Homs

Friends and colleagues have been paying tribute to Marie Colvin, the Sunday Times reporter killed in the Syrian city of Homs.

French officials confirmed the news of her death, together with that of the French photojournalist Remi Ochlik.

The BBCs Lyse Doucet - who worked with Colvin and was a close friend - said not only was she a "great journalist", she was also "a wonderful person" and "fantastic company".

  • 22 Feb 2012
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