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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...]

Radiation levels in Sweden still high thanks to Chernobyl

Radiation levels in Sweden still high thanks to Chernobyl

The radioactive legacy of Chernobyl shows no sign of abating, according to recent reports. Wild boars in Sweden have been tested and found to have unusually high levels of radiation, 31 years after the disaster. Ulf Frykman, who works for the environmental consultancy Calluna, this week issued an alert to local hunters in the country of Gävle, about 100 miles[Read More...]

North Korean missile tests and the rumours of world war three

North Korean missile tests and the rumours of world war three

North Korea has been hit with UN sanctions, after its sixth and largest nuclear missile test. These new sanctions restrict oil imports and ban textile exports – methods aimed at depriving North Korea of fuel and income for its weapons programmes. The US originally wanted to introduce tougher penalties on the the nation, including a total ban on oil imports.[Read More...]

Supermarket pork “may have infected thousands with hepatitis virus”

Supermarket pork “may have infected thousands with hepatitis virus”

Hundreds of people may have been infected by the Hepatitis (HEV) virus after buying pork from Tesco’s, it has been reported. Researchers at Public Health England (PHE) assessed the shopping habits of 60 people infected with hepatitis E, or HEV, and found that the consumption of ham and sausages from the supermarket was a recurring feature. PHE has been under[Read More...]