“Red squirrels were hunted for their tails”

Wildlife Rehabilitator Polly Pullar shares her experiences of educating red squirrels and other animals in a new book. Gayle Ritchie reports. Cheeky bundles and bushy-tailed – red squirrels are one of the nation’s most adored mammals. However, we haven’t always been so fond of fluffy creatures. They were legal to …

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Pilgrims finally return to the Holy Land

After a year and a half without a pilgrimage due to COVID-19 restrictions, the Patriarch of Jerusalem welcomed a group of tour guides, priests and journalists. The Patriarch of Jerusalem, Bishop Pierbattista Pizzaballa, welcomed the first group of pilgrims to the Holy Land since the COVID-19 containment was put in …

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Trafficked woman with job promise, rescued

She managed to access a cell phone and dial 100 to report her plight to the Lalbazar control room A 23-year-old woman was reportedly forced into prostitution after a woman she knew lured her into town from a nearby neighborhood with the promise of a job, police said. The young …

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