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Innocent children abused at the Westbank Home and then abandoned by the State

I KNOW one of them fell off a train on his way home from school and two people have told me his shoe-laces were tied together. I know he never came back to school, and no-one ever mentioned him again, recalls Victoria White.

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Toddlers switched at birth to stay with family

Two South African toddlers who were accidentally swapped on the day they were born should stay with the families who raised them and not be returned to their biological parents, a court-appointed expert has ruled.

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ECB not concerned with banking probe: Honohan

The European Central Bank is not “overly concerned about the Irish situation” and its members have little or no interest in participating in the banking inquiry despite repeated requests for them to do so.

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