A baby is born addicted to alcohol or illegal drugs such as heroin and cocaine every 10 days here.


Daily images from across the globe

Mary Jose Cristerna, a Mexican known as The Vampire Woman, poses for the public to take portraits of her during the annual Venezuela Tattoo International Expo in Caracas, Venezuela, Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015. Tattoo artists from around the world are gathering for the four-day event that also includes under the skin implants and body piercing. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos)



South Africa death squad leader to be freed

Apartheid death-squad leader Eugene de Kock, dubbed ‘Prime Evil’ for his role in the torture and murder of scores of black South African activists in the 1980s and early 1990s, was granted parole after more than 20 years in prison.


Ditching the chemicals in cosmetics to be 100% organic fantastic

Fashion & Beauty

Get in the mood for spring with these beauty productsBy Katie Wright

Food & Drink

Delicious ways to enjoy your preservesBy Darina Allen

Health & Life

Give your child a choice in what they wearBy Helen O’Callaghan

Home & Interiors

Wish list: Cute handcrafted family plaques


You’ll have a whale of a time in Ardmore, Waterford

Arts, Books, Films & TV

Ross O’ Carroll-Kelly still has the roight stuff


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