I was browsing an Irish website that sells sex toys (ask me no questions and I will tell you no lies, my friends) and I came across something that has haunted me ever since.
Security forces in Colombia have killed one of its most-wanted drug fugitives, the alleged number two leader of a ruthless criminal network that arose from disbanded right-wing paramilitary groups to become the nation's largest drug-trafficking organisation.
It shouldn’t be all about Cristiano Ronaldo, it really shouldn’t, but from the moment people labelled this match as Ronaldo v Bale you knew there was no way on earth he was going to settle for second best — and that’s why Wales are finally out of Euro 2016 and Portugal can look forward to the final in Paris on Sunday.
Portuguese defender Pepe doesn’t exactly make himself easy to like — one brutal temper tantrum, the kind that would make even Joey Barton blush, earned him a 10-match ban at Real Madrid after he raked his studs down the back of an opponent in 2009.
Colombian president Juan Manuel Santos and the top Farc rebel commander have pledged to end the 50-year war within the next six months, sealing their pact with a handshake likely to stand as a lasting image in the South American nation.
Fr McVerry’s work with homeless youth in Dublin’s inner city is highly valued and rightly so. However, he has become blinded by his righteous anger at the injustice of neglect to vulnerable and homeless people there.