Law

Police confirm they would have questioned Bishop Hubert Victor Whitsey if he was still alive

Church of England apologises to former victims of sexual offences

The Church of England has apologised to former victims after it was revealed that the former Bishop of Chester was due to be questioned over a string of sex abuse claims shortly before he died in 1987. Bishop Hubert Victor Whitsey, was accused of abuse by 10 victims, male and female, some of whom were children at the time. The[Read More...]

The Pope quietly scraps sanctions against paedophile priests

The Pope quietly scraps sanctions against paedophile priests

Pope Francis has quietly reduced some of the sanctions against paedophile priests, it has been revealed. He has done this by granting clemency to priests that have been convicted of abusing children. An Italian priest who received the Pope’s clemency was later convicted by an Italian criminal court for his sex crimes against children as young as 12. According to[Read More...]

Indiana Cop comforts a kid in the most awesome way

Indiana Cop comforts a kid in the most awesome way

Sometimes a little understanding can go a long, long way. Officer Precious Corner-Jones is a 40-year-old mother-of-three and a member of the Indiana State Police. While attending a “high-five” rally at Indianapolis Public School 88, Corner-Jones noticed a young boy with a sad look on his face. Suddenly, he crumbled to the ground before having a meltdown. She spotted his[Read More...]

Bankers face fraud charges

Bankers face fraud charges

Barclays bank, along with several high profile bankers have been arrested on fraud charges. John Varley, the former boss of Barclays faces a maximum 22 year prison sentence after he and three other ex-directors of the lender became the first British bankers to face penalties for actions taken during the financial crisis. The arrest comes after an investigation by the[Read More...]

Man convicted over Facebook like

Man convicted over Facebook like

A court has convicted a man for merely ‘liking’ a Facebook post, it has been reported. In the first case of its kind in Switzerland, the 45-year-old unnamed defendant from Zurich was found guilty after he ‘liked’ several posts on Facebook accusing Erwin Kessler, the president of an animal rights group, of racism and anti-Semitism. A discussion over which animal[Read More...]