Critics: Tory
'anti-extremist' plan a
danger to free speech

Sweeping new Conservative proposals to crack down on ‘extremists’ could damage free speech, critics have warned.


Boy ‘kills mother after cannabis-induced episode’

A 16-year-old boy who brutally killed his mother was suffering from a mental illness triggered by cannabis use, the Old Bailey has heard.


Incest law should be scrapped says German ethics committee

Laws prohibiting incest between siblings in Germany should be removed, according to a top Government committee, which says it is “not appropriate for a criminal law to preserve a social taboo”.


Son says parents’ euthanasia was ‘best solution’ – Belgium

An elderly couple in Belgium were euthanised earlier this year, after planning it with the help of their children who said they would be unable to care for either parent if one of them died.


California school bans all Christian books

A school in California has caused controversy by banning all Christian material from its library.

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