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Poland's president vetoes altered election rules

WARSAW (Reuters) – Poland’s president said on Thursday he would veto a law proposed by the ruling Law and Justice (PiS) party that would benefit bigger parties, including the eurosceptic PiS and the main opposition grouping, in European Parliament elections next year. Explaining his decision, Andrzej Duda said the rules …

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Pope Francis criticised over record on child protection

With just over a week until his visit to Ireland Pope Francis has been strongly criticised for his record on child protection. The former head of the Irish Catholic Church’s National Board for Safeguarding Children has said his record has been “a dismal failure”. Ian Elliot was chief executive of the …

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