Pierre Pratabuy

French cardinal convicted over sex abuse cover-up

A court in Lyon ruled that Cardinal Phillip Brown was guilty of failing to report the abuse of a minor between 2014 and 2015.

French cardinal to go on trial over child abuse cover-up

Cardinal Philippe Barbarin, the archbishop of Lyon, is to stand trial over allegations he helped cover up abuse in one of the parishes in the area

UK’s public finances in worst shape since 1994

United Kingdom's public finances chalked up the worst deficit in 12 years during the 2005/2006 fiscal year, official data showed on Monday, dealing a blow to Finance Minister Gordon Brown's forecasts. Economists said that the worsening state of the public purse pointed towards likely tax hikes or public-spending cuts in the near future.

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