Day: August 26, 2020

Dear Deidre
The Sun Newspaper

Father of my child convinced me to have a baby – only to run out on us

DEAR DEIDRE: WHEN I got pregnant five years ago, I had a great job and was not ready to be a mum. I was only 22. The baby’s dad convinced me to have our baby girl – only for him to leave me before she was a year old. 1 I gave up everything for the […]

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Trump and the RNC are silent on climate change

In other parts of the northern hemisphere, the summer has already seen its toll of heat waves and heavy rains. Record-breaking temperatures in the Iraqi capital Baghdad this July had my colleagues blistering their hands by simply touching the handle of an office door. The coastal Indian metropolis of Mumbai experiences seasonal flooding every year, […]

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Dublin dog pound under review by council amid Garda investigation

A review into the operations of a Dublin dog pound has been initiated by Dublin City Council following concerns over animal welfare at the facility. Gardaí are investigating allegations in relation to the improper use of veterinary drugs, used to euthanise animals, at Ashton Dog Pound in Ashtown, west Dublin. The pound operates dog warden […]

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