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'I wish I had a pound for every time I offended someone. Wait, I do': Gervais defends 'dead babies' joke
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'I wish I had a pound for every time I offended someone. Wait, I do': Gervais defends 'dead babies' joke

Mar 31st 2017, 7:43 AM 30,409 Views 98 Comments

The comedian came under fire after a recently bereaved couple walked out of his show.

Turkish president says a woman's life is "incomplete" if she doesn't have children
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Turkish president says a woman's life is "incomplete" if she doesn't have children

Jun 6th 2016, 6:30 AM 17,203 Views 74 Comments

He said that women’s careers should not be an “obstacle” to having children.

A man robbed a woman's handbag as she cleaned her husband's grave on Christmas Eve
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A man robbed a woman's handbag as she cleaned her husband's grave on Christmas Eve

Dec 31st 2015, 9:33 AM 31,294 Views 32 Comments

The 73-year-old victim sustained minor injuries in the mugging.

This Irish teen saved a man from taking his own life - and had a baby named after him
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This Irish teen saved a man from taking his own life - and had a baby named after him

Aug 4th 2015, 2:50 PM 34,148 Views 37 Comments

Jamie Harrington approached the stranger on the ledge of a bridge and asked ‘Are you okay?’.

The moments that made us smile in Ireland this year
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The moments that made us smile in Ireland this year

Dec 25th 2014, 3:00 PM 13,935 Views 10 Comments

One of the world’s better small-island nations.

White House says botched execution wasn't humane, but maintains support for death penalty
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White House says botched execution wasn't humane, but maintains support for death penalty

Apr 30th 2014, 7:39 PM 24,013 Views 122 Comments

President Barack Obama believes the death penalty doesn’t deter crime, but still supports it in some cases.

Let's all feel good about humanity for a minute will we?
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Let's all feel good about humanity for a minute will we?

May 8th 2013, 11:44 AM 2,903 Views 2 Comments

We’re mostly good after all.

Can sport save mankind?
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Can sport save mankind?

Apr 1st 2013, 11:00 AM 7,094 Views 18 Comments

The United Nations says yes. Well, kind of.

Pics: Kumbh Mela festival gets underway in India
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Pics: Kumbh Mela festival gets underway in India

Jan 14th 2013, 8:24 AM 8,133 Views 12 Comments

The 55-day Hindu festival is expected to attract as many as 100 million people in what could be the largest ever gathering of humanity.

Here’s when you reach the saddest point in your life
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Here’s when you reach the saddest point in your life

Jan 2nd 2013, 8:30 PM 35,305 Views 47 Comments

A behavioural economist has analysed data in 72 countries, coming up with an average for when people are least content with life in each.

How art and social media helps us understand what it's like to be ill
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How art and social media helps us understand what it's like to be ill

Nov 11th 2012, 11:00 AM 3,991 Views 1 Comment

International symposium in Cork to hear how experience of illness expressed through music, dialogue, fiction, film and other arts – as well as through social media.

10 tips on overcoming fear
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10 tips on overcoming fear

May 13th 2012, 7:45 AM 4,929 Views 6 Comments

Author Robert Greene has written books on how to gain power and keep it – this is how he thinks you can overcome fear…