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# humanity - Friday 31 March, 2017

'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.

# humanity - Monday 6 June, 2016

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.

# humanity - Thursday 31 December, 2015

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.

# humanity - Tuesday 4 August, 2015

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?’.

# humanity - Thursday 25 December, 2014

The moments that made us smile in Ireland this year

One of the world’s better small-island nations.

# humanity - Wednesday 30 April, 2014

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.

# humanity - Wednesday 8 May, 2013

From The Daily Edge Let's all feel good about humanity for a minute will we? CRY This post contains videos

Let's all feel good about humanity for a minute will we?

We’re mostly good after all.

# humanity - Monday 1 April, 2013

Can sport save mankind?

The United Nations says yes. Well, kind of.

# humanity - Monday 14 January, 2013

Pics: Kumbh Mela festival gets underway in India India This post contains images

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.

# humanity - Wednesday 2 January, 2013

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.

# humanity - Sunday 11 November, 2012

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.

# humanity - Sunday 13 May, 2012

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…