The death penalty should be introduced for the crime of raping a child, according to a national opinion poll.


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Thomas Barnardo changed the way we think about children

ISN’T Culture Night fantastic? I don’t know what it was like down your way, but throughout Dublin there was just an amazing buzz last Friday night. Queues everywhere to get into places like St Patrick’s Cathedral and the Dublinia exhibition, and throngs of people in the streets. There was an incredible downpour around half seven, but it didn’t seem to dampen anyone’s spirits.



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Agent who tracked down Munich Olympic killers dies

Mike Harari, the Israeli Mossad spy who directed an assassination campaign against Palestinians suspected of involvement in the massacre of 11 Israeli athletes at the 1972 Munich Olympics, has died at 87.

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