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A Bill to prevent late term abortions of disabled babies has moved to the next legislative stage


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Families demonstrate at Westminster against plans for a new screening technique which could lead to more abortions of the disabled (AP)

Bill introduced by Conservative peer Lord Shinkwin would end the abortion up to birth of disabled babies

The House of Lords (PA)

Lord Alton said the rejection of an amendment to the Immigration Bill was a ‘lamentable failure’ by Parliament

US Secretary of State John Kerry (PA)

US Secretary of State says ISIS is genocidal in both its ideology and actions towards Yazidis, Christians and Shia

David Cameron has been urged by lawyers and parliamentarians to recognise ISIS's actions as genocidal (PA)

A cross-party group of peers is pushing for a judge to determine whether ISIS are carrying out genocide in the Middle East

Lord and Lady Nicholas Windsor receive the cheque from the Theodore Trust

The donation from the Theodore Trust will contribute towards a retreat, study and leadership centre

A relative of Samuel Walham, one of 21 Copts beheaded by ISIS last year, weeps (Photo: AP)

We cannot ignore this genocide

Until the murderous persecution of Christians by ISIS is recognised for what it is, its perpetrators cannot be brought to international justice

Assyrians in Beirut, Lebanon, protest against ISIS atrocities (AP)

Lord Alton has said the killing of Christians in Syria is a ‘genocide that dares not speak its name’

Actor Julie Hesmondhalgh, left, prompted a national debate on assisted suicide (PA)

Luvvies are heaping pressure on Parliament to change the law, with potentially disastrous consequences for the less wealthy, powerful and self-assured