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Sunday 1 October 2023 Dublin: 18°C

# humanity

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'I wish I had a pound for every time I offended someone. Wait, I do': Gervais defends 'dead babies' joke
The comedian came under fire after a recently bereaved couple walked out of his show.
Turkish president says a woman's life is "incomplete" if she doesn't have children
He said that women’s careers should not be an “obstacle” to having children.
A man robbed a woman's handbag as she cleaned her husband's grave on Christmas Eve
The 73-year-old victim sustained minor injuries in the mugging.
This Irish teen saved a man from taking his own life - and had a baby named after him
Jamie Harrington approached the stranger on the ledge of a bridge and asked ‘Are you okay?’.
The moments that made us smile in Ireland this year
One of the world’s better small-island nations.
White House says botched execution wasn't humane, but maintains support for death penalty
President Barack Obama believes the death penalty doesn’t deter crime, but still supports it in some cases.
Let's all feel good about humanity for a minute will we?
We’re mostly good after all.
Can sport save mankind?
The United Nations says yes. Well, kind of.
Pics: Kumbh Mela festival gets underway in India
The 55-day Hindu festival is expected to attract as many as 100 million people in what could be the largest ever gathering of humanity.
Here’s when you reach the saddest point in your life
A behavioural economist has analysed data in 72 countries, coming up with an average for when people are least content with life in each.
How art and social media helps us understand what it's like to be ill
International symposium in Cork to hear how experience of illness expressed through music, dialogue, fiction, film and other arts – as well as through social media.
10 tips on overcoming fear
Author Robert Greene has written books on how to gain power and keep it – this is how he thinks you can overcome fear…