Sexual ‘exploitation’ warning to driving instructors

Image copyright Getty Images Driving instructors are being warned that if they have a sexual relationship with a young student it will now be seen as “exploitation”. The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) says if instructors become sexually involved with 16 and 17-year-old pupils, even if it’s consensual, they could face being punished. In 2016-17 there were 109 investigations ...

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Poland PM’s comments on ‘Jewish perpetrators’ not Holocaust denial: government statement

WARSAW (Reuters) – Poland’s government said Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki’s comments saying Jews were perpetrators in World War Two as well as Poles and others, which were condemned by Israel, were not intended to deny the Holocaust. Poland sparked international criticism over its stance on the facts of the Holocaust when it passed a law imposing jail terms for suggesting ...

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Praying for Joy…Behar  | CBN News

This past week, Joy Behar from “The View” accused Vice president Mike Pence of “mental illness” because he says he hears from God.  “It’s one thing to talk to Jesus, it’s another thing when Jesus talks to you. That’s called mental illness, if I’m not correct,” said Behar. Those comments led Pence to remind Behar Christianity is not a mental ...

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Israel’s Netanyahu attacks ‘dangerous Iranian tiger’

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionMr Netanyahu said Iran was falsely denying that it sent a drone into Israeli territory last week Israel’s prime minister has launched a stinging attack on Iran, telling a security conference in Munich it is the “greatest threat to our world”. Benjamin Netanyahu said Israel would “not allow Iran’s regime to put ...

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Second Afghan governor defies President Ghani

MAZAR-I-SHARIF, Afghanistan (Reuters) – A second Afghan provincial governor defied an attempt by President Ashraf Ghani to remove him on Sunday, deepening a political crisis that has underlined the weakness of the Western-backed government in Kabul. Abdulkarim Khaddam, governor of the northern province of Samangan, followed the leader of neighboring Balkh province, Atta Mohammad Noor, in rejecting an order to ...

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Sacred Tibetan monastery in Lhasa hit by fire

Image copyright Twitter Image caption Footage posted online showed flames billowing from the ancient compound A fire has hit the most important shrine in Tibetan Buddhism – the Jokhang Monastery in Lhasa. Footage posted online showed flames billowing from the roof and what appeared to be at least one gutted pagoda. No casualties were reported. Chinese state media said the ...

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Netanyahu says Israel could act against Iran’s ’empire’

MUNICH (Reuters) – Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Sunday that Israel would act against Iran, not just its allies in the Middle East, if needed, reiterating his country’s position that Tehran was the world’s greatest threat. As tensions increase in the Middle East over Iran’s role in Syria and Yemen and as U.S. President Donald Trump presses for a ...

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Barns Green: Church service for level crossing victims

Image copyright Eddie Mitchell Image caption Emergency services were called to the scene just before 09:00 GMT on Saturday A service of remembrance is being held for a boy and his grandfather who died when their car was struck by a train at a level crossing in West Sussex. The 72-year-old man and his 15-year-old grandson were pronounced dead at ...

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