Paul Donovan

Paul Donovan has been a commentator on Catholic issues for a number of years, contributing to the Tablet, Universe, Church Times and CNN among others. Until recently, he wrote a weekly column for the Universe focusing on social justice issues. www.paulfdonovan.blogspot.com

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Letter: Shops kept warm by air curtains

Sir: David Nowell (letter, 2 January) condemns the fact that retailers appear to be "wasting large amounts of energy" by leaving shop doors open in sub-zero temperatures.

Deeply suspect

The police have become increasingly media-savvy - but close links with the press and TV are not always a force for good, writes Paul Donovan

`There are times when I wish I was back in jail'

Freedom can bring more injustice for those who have been wrongfully imprisoned, says Paul Donovan

`There are times when I wish I was back in jail'

Freedom can bring more injustice for those who have been wrongfully imprisoned, says Paul Donovan

Too much police force? 'Policing by coercion'?

CS gas and long-handled batons are new weaponry designed to protect officers. Paul Donovan asks whether they have been sufficiently tested

Stoking the fires of resentment

There is concern at a 'crisis of accountability' over a failure to prosecute after deaths in police custody. Paul Donovan reports

Cold comfort for victims of injustice

A new body set up to review controversial cases may do little to help the innocent in jail, says Paul Donovan
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