DOVES RELEASED BY POPE ATTACKED BY SEAGULL AND CROW
Doves released by the Pope, at the Apostolic Palace, the Vatican, Rome, were attacked by a seagull and a large crow to the consternation of onlookers.
Pope Francis was joined by two children to release the white doves as a gesture of peace.
But the doves were attacked mid-air – losing some feathers as they were repeatedly pecked. It was unclear if the doves eventually escaped the ‘satanic’ onslaught.
PARENTS WHO ARGUE PUT THEIR CHILDREN’S HEALTH AT RISK
Experts have concluded that children who are eye witnesses to their parents’ constant bickering are at high risk.
Apart from long term mental heart problems, they could develop headaches, stomach pains and reduced growth.
The study’s co-authors (Dr. Catherine Houston and Prof. Gordon Harold) maintained that destructive and constructive conflicts have a lasting effect on children. And reconciliation of the conflicts puts in perspective for youngsters how difficult sometimes life can be.
“Not all arguing has a negative outcome. If a child sees his or her parents in conflicts, then work things out, they understand it’s possible for difficult situations to be resolved and they feel more secure.”
IMPOSTOR SYNDROME BECOMING MORE COMMON
Impostor syndrome, first identified in 1978, is becoming more common in work places!
The fear of being sacked or suspended for being incompetent and unqualified looms large among today’s employees.
And sufferers live in terror, hoping they never get found out. The condition leads to stress and anxiety, diminished self esteem ad confidence.
7,000 YEAR OLD HUNTER HAS BLUE EYES AND DARK SKIN
The remains of a 7,000 year old hunter who lived in a cave were found 5,000 feet below sea level in northern Spain! And the Mesolithic man’s DNA showed he had a mixture of African and European genes.
With blue eyes and rugged features, the cave man dubbed La Brana I by scientists, lived shortly before hunter-gatherers took to farming.
FRANCE’S PRESIDENT VOWS TO REMAIN SINGLE
The President of France, Francois Holland, has vowed to remain a bachelor for the rest of his 40-month tenure.
The 59 year-old bachelor told a magazine, following the discovery of his alleged affair with actress Juliet Gayet (41), that he would remain single.
Meanwhile, his partner of seven years, Valerie Trierweiler (48) will be compensated financially.
GIRLS IN U.K CAN LIVE FOR 100 YEARS
Girls born in Northumberland who live there their entire lives can celebrate their 105th birthdays!
And those in Basingstoke and Dean have the second-longest life expectancy of 104.3 years.