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Gun control, climate: a new US generation takes to the barricades

New York - In the United States, David Hogg is a leading campaigner for gun control, while in Europe, Greta Thunberg fights to defend the climate.

How abused boy scouts made the French church tremble

Lyon - The conviction of the archbishop of Lyon for covering up paedophilia in his diocese is a victory for victim and campaigner Francois Devaux, whose dogged efforts to publicise the abuse have made him a hero -- and a reluctant cinema star.

French cardinal convicted over sex abuse cover-up

Lyon - The archbishop of Lyon Thursday announced he was resigning just hours after being handed a six-month suspended jail sentence for failing to report sex abuse in a case that has rocked the French Catholic Church and added to the Vatican's woes.

French court to rule on cardinal accused of sex abuse cover-up

Lyon - A French court on Thursday will deliver its verdict in the case of Cardinal Philippe Barbarin, accused of covering up sexual abuse of minors by one of his priests.

Prosecutor presents no charges, but trial of French cardinal still on

Lyon - A state prosecutor on Wednesday declined to press charges against a French cardinal accused of covering up sex abuse of minors by a priest in his diocese, but the court case rolled on.

French cardinal denies covering up for paedophile priest

Lyon - The most senior French Catholic cleric to stand trial over one of the paedophilia scandals that have rocked the church denied in court Monday covering up for a priest who abused boy scouts in the 1980s and 90s.

French cardinal to go on trial over child abuse cover up

Lyon - The highest-profile Catholic cleric to be caught up in a paedophile scandal in France goes on trial on Monday charged with failing to report a priest who abused boy scouts in the 1980s and 90s.

French cardinal to go on trial over child abuse cover up

Lyon - The highest-profile Catholic cleric to be caught up in a paedophile scandal in France is to go on trial on Monday charged with failing to report a priest who abused boy scouts in the 1980s and 90s.

Mobile phone radiation and memory performance concerns

A new study has found that mobile phone radiation could affect memory performance in adolescents, as evidenced through new tests. This adds weight to other research concerned with radiation emissions from connected technology.

Op-Ed: Energy drinks, health hazard for young adults

Reading - Energy drink sales are on the rise in the United States. Each day millions of Americans use energy drinks to give themselves a boost to get through the day. Experts warn that energy drinks can be hazardous to a person's health.

Study: Online teen peers more important than real-world friends

It’s no secret that adolescents identify strongly with their peer group, often more than with their own families. Now a new study shows that many teenagers identify more strongly with their online peers than with their real-world friends.

Study shows swine flu gets critical quickly, affects young most

A Canadian study demonstrates that after initial hospitalization H1N1 swine flu patients became critical rapidly - leading to low blood oxygen levels and multiple organ failures.

Young French bloggers find a new and risky way to create buzz

“If you comment on my blog, I’ll send you a photo of my thighs with the name of your blog on them.” That kind of virtual deal, despite the dangers involved, is tempting more and more very young French girls who are looking to gain Internet notoriety

It's not just the pedophiles that make this world so dangerous for young people.

It's one thing when a male pedophile preys on young boys or girls. It's doubly sickening when a woman assists him.
 

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