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Prince Philip, driving without seat belt after crash, gets police ‘advice’

The husband of Queen Elizabeth II was photographed behind the wheel of another Land Rover, two days after he was involved in a car crash that injured two women.

World’s oldest man, 113, dies at his home in northern Japan

Masazo Nonaka died peacefully from natural causes in the early hours of Sunday while sleeping at home in Ashoro on Japan’s northern main island of Hokkaido, his family said.

Argentine ex-vicar general: Vatican knew of bishop’s misdeeds

The Vatican received information in 2015 and 2017 that an Argentine bishop close to Pope Francis had taken naked selfies, exhibited “obscene” behavior, and had been accused of misconduct with seminarians, his former vicar general told The Associated Press, undermining Vatican claims that allegations of sexual abuse were only made a few months ago.

Northern Ireland car bombing leads to 2 arrests

The device caused no casualties or major damage, but after receiving a warning, police evacuated children from a youth club and hundreds of people from a hotel and a masonic hall before the explosion.

Clashes and tear gas in Greece as thousands protest Macedonia deal

A peaceful demonstration by tens of thousands of people in Athens turned violent Sunday, as protesters seeking to enter the parliament building used clubs, firebombs, and other dangerous objects to attack officers guarding the building, according to police.

Holocaust victims buried after remains found in UK museum

The remains of six unidentified Holocaust victims were buried in a solemn ceremony at a Jewish cemetery near London on Sunday after spending years in storage at a British museum.

Opinion & Ideas


//[1].jpg A bicycle safety measure that should be law

One of the most crucial fixes for bicycle safety is a device for trucks that should be mandatory.

Antipsychotic drugs in nursing homes


// A rampant prescription, a hidden peril

Federal data obtained by the Globe show many nursing homes make heavy use of antipsychotic drugs to pacify residents.

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