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Annette Brooke MP writes… This Mothering Sunday let’s commit to making preventable newborn deaths a thing of the past

New BornLike many mothers and grandmothers in my constituency and around the UK, I’m looking forward to Mother’s Day on Sunday. Not just because it’s welcome time spent with the family, but also because it reminds me of the years of joy I’ve had watching my children and now my grand-daughter grow up.

It is however, a sad time for many in this country who have suffered bereavements. And we also think of the millions of mothers around the world who have not had the chance to watch their children grow …

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Opinion: Bangladesh – conspiracy to pervert the course of justice?

Flag of Bangladesh - Some rights reserved by v i p e zThose who committed war crimes and crimes against humanity during the Bangladesh liberation war of 1971 should be prosecuted and, if found guilty by due process, severely punished.

But the trials have been conducted under a law dating from 1973 which is not compliant with international norms. The US Ambassador-at-Large for War Crimes, Stephen Rapp; Human Rights Watch; Amnesty International; the International Center for Transitional Justice; the International Bar Association; the UK

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  • User Avatarexpats 28th Aug - 7:56pm
    bobbing cork on the water. It’s lazy journalism and Tim ought to (discretely) kick a few shins. Simon Shaw 28th Aug '15 - 5:01pm @expats...
  • User AvatarEddie Sammon 28th Aug - 7:54pm
    Not every issue needs to be turned into a "what about the men" thread. It can come across as nit picking. We should be good,...
  • User AvatarMark Valladares 28th Aug - 7:52pm
    @ Stuart, Yes, it is perfectly reasonable to ask the question, but you went further than that, implying that they weren't well-earned, based solely on...
  • User AvatarStuart 28th Aug - 7:44pm
    @David Blake Agree 100%. It's an insult to the voters who cast their verdict on these people just a few weeks ago. Vince is rejected...
  • User Avatarcrewegwyn 28th Aug - 7:38pm
    Had I been the Scotrail person responding to Caron's question I might well have asked "what are the specific issues for female travellers which do...
  • User AvatarStuart 28th Aug - 7:36pm
    @Mark Valladares Since when is it "personal abuse" to question whether someone is deserving of a gong? Your comment is a massive over-reaction to what...