"Pray for the next pope" says Benedict as thousands gather in St Peter"s Square for Sunday address

'Pray for the next pope': Thousands gather in St Peter's Square for Pope Benedict's penultimate Sunday address as new details emerge about his health Pope Benedict spoke at penultimate Sunday address at St Peter's SquareCrowd, estimated to be 50,000-strong, chanted 'Long live the pope'German journalist said Pope was unable to see from left eye ten weeks agoPeter Seewald claimed pontiff was 'exhausted-looking' and 'worn down' The pope will become the first pontiff in centuries to resign later this month PUBLISHED: 17:29 GMT, 17 February 2013 | UPDATED: 10:26 GMT, 18 February 2013 Pope Benedict asked the faithful to pray for him and his successor in his penultimate Sunday address to a crowded St.

"Pray for the next pope": Thousands gather in St Peter"s Square for Pope Benedict"s penultimate Sunday address

'Pray for the next pope': Thousands gather in St Peter's Square for Pope Benedict's penultimate Sunday address as new details emerge about his health Pope Benedict spoke at penultimate Sunday address at St Peter's SquareCrowd, estimated to be 50,000-strong, chanted 'Long live the pope'German journalist said Pope was unable to see from left eye ten weeks agoPeter Seewald claimed pontiff was 'exhausted-looking' and 'worn down' The pope will become the first pontiff in centuries to resign later this month PUBLISHED: 17:29 GMT, 17 February 2013 | UPDATED: 02:46 GMT, 18 February 2013 Pope Benedict asked the faithful to pray for him and his successor in his penultimate Sunday address to a crowded St. Peter's Square before becoming the first pontiff in centuries to resign. The crowd chanted 'Long live the pope', waved banners and broke into sustained applause as he spoke from his window, as details have emerged about his declining health

Pope"s dove of peace almost ends in pieces: Seagull attacks bird seconds after Pontiff releases it from Vatican balcony

Pope's dove of peace almost ends in pieces: Seagull attacks bird seconds after Pontiff releases it from Vatican balcony By Daily Mail Reporter PUBLISHED: 22:47 GMT, 27 January 2013 | UPDATED: 02:11 GMT, 28 January 2013 Releasing a dove is a symbolic appeal for peace. But when the Pope tried it yesterday, it led to quite a flap. Nobody had bargained on a resident seagull who apparently hadn't been listening to the Holy Father's sermon.

"I"m on benefits and unemployable": Shamed Baby P boss Sharon Shoesmith says nobody will now take risk of employing her

'I'm on benefits and unemployable': Self-pitying Baby P boss Sharon Shoesmith says nobody will now take risk of employing herFormer social services chief avoids public places four years after sackingSharon Shoesmith is unable to find work because of blame for Baby PIn rare interview she says risk to children is now greater than before case By James Rush PUBLISHED: 00:57 GMT, 6 January 2013 | UPDATED: 01:51 GMT, 6 January 2013 Sharon Shoesmith has said she is on benefits and is unemployable after being blamed for the Baby P case The social services chief sacked over the Baby P scandal has spoken of how her life has been unable to 'move on' since she lost her job four years ago.

Police officers injured in Northern Ireland as Loyalists riot over right to fly the Union Flag

Police officers injured in Northern Ireland as loyalists protests reignite over ban on flying the Union Flag over Belfast City Hall Crowd of up to 300 people hurled fireworks, bricks and petrol bombs PUBLISHED: 02:35 GMT, 5 January 2013 | UPDATED: 02:36 GMT, 5 January 2013 Several police officers were injured in Northern Ireland last night as loyalist protests reignited over the ban on flying the Union Flag over Belfast City Hall. A crowd of up to 300 people hurled fireworks, bricks and petrol bombs during a sustained attack on officers in east Belfast

Born to be different, babies named Tinkerbell, Nemo and Buzz-Bee

Born to be different, the babies named Tinkerbell, Nemo, Storm and Buzz-Bee Disney characters' names are modern monikers given to babies in 2012Others are Buzz-Bee, Storm, River, Blade, Zico, Sailor, Wade and DieselBliss, Star, Pyper, Kizzie and Buttercup all recorded on birth certificates | UPDATED: 00:04 GMT, 27 December 2012 Tinkerbell and Nemo have long been family favourites as characters on the screen. But it seems they are now becoming family members – as parents choose them as names for their children. The Disney characters’ names – from Finding Nemo and Peter Pan – are some of the less traditional monikers given to babies born in 2012.

Prisoner anger as Baby P"s mother Tracey Connelly is given job in jail as hairdresser

'She's living on easy street': Anger over way Baby P's 22 stone mother is treated in jail as she is given job as hairdresserTracey Connelly, 31, was jailed for five years for her role in Peter's deathGetting paid for the job in Low Newton women's prison in DurhamHer mother Mary revealed Connelly had gained significant weight in prison | UPDATED: 13:06 GMT, 22 December 2012 Jailed: Tracey Connelly, mother of abused toddler Baby Peter, is understood to be working as a hairdresser in Low Newton women's prison Durham The mother of Baby P has angered fellow inmates after being given a job as a hairdresser in jail.

Paul McCaffery: Teacher at private school found hanged in his home after losing his job for "heavy drinking"

Teacher at private school found hanged in his home after losing his job for 'heavy drinking' Paul McCaffery had also been told to leave his Royal Hospital School home Inquest heard he was sacked for 'alcohol related' issues and lost his appealHis brother wants an apology from the 30,000-a-year boarding schoolHe said it should have kept the family informed about his 'mental health'Coroner said school has no 'liability' for Mr McCaffery's suicide | UPDATED: 13:58 GMT, 22 December 2012 Enlarge Suicide: An inquest heard Paul McCaffrey was found hanged at his Royal Hospital School home in Holbrook, after losing his job A teacher hanged himself at a 30,000-a-year private school after being sacked for alleged heavy drinking, an inquest heard. Paul McCaffery, 46, lost his job as assistant director of music at the Royal Hospital School in Holbrook, Suffolk, in January this year. He was given notice to leave his house at the 680-pupil school by the end of the Easter holidays.

Peter Ndlovu critically ill after car accident which killed his older brother and a female passenger

Former Premier League star Peter Ndlovu in hospital after car accident which killed his older brother and a female passenger | UPDATED: 08:14 GMT, 17 December 2012 Former Coventry City footballer Peter Ndlovu is out of danger after surviving after a horror car crash which claimed the life of his brother. Ndlovu, who also played for Birmingham, Sheffield United and Huddersfield during a 13-year career in England, was en route to play a friendly match for the Highlanders Legends team against Victoria Falls when the car he was travelling in, a BMW X5, struck a tree near Victoria Falls after a tyre burst. His elder brother, Adam, also a former footballer who played for Zimbabwe, died in the incident near Victoria Falls, along with a female passenger.

So you want to legalise cannabis? You must be as dumb as Nick Clegg

So you want to legalise cannabis You must be as dumb as Nick Clegg | UPDATED: 00:50 GMT, 16 December 2012 Perhaps 15 years from now they will be selling Cannabis Cookies in the supermarkets, and the drug itself will be available at your local corner shop. You can guess which famous brand names will be on the packets.