Raising a child as Christian worse than sex abuse? Oh, do put a sock in it, you atheist Scrooge

Raising a child as Christian worse than sex abuse Oh, do put a sock in it, you atheist Scrooge | UPDATED: 23:58 GMT, 23 December 2012 Denunciation of religious faith: Professor Richard Dawkins declared that raising a child as a Catholic was worse than subjecting it to sexual abuse You really would need to have a heart harder than the five-pence piece in the Christmas pud not to feel sorry at present for Professor Richard Dawkins. Christmas must be such a terrible trial for the planet’s most celebrated — and angriest — atheist. All that cheerfulness and pleasure associated with Christianity’s main celebration seems to drive him simply nuts.

Pair jailed for robbing Malaysian student by posing as Good Samaritans during London Riots are freed as convictions are quashed

Pair jailed for robbing Malaysian student by posing as Good Samaritans during London Riots are freed as convictions are quashedMillions of people watched in horror the CCTV footage of 21-year-old Ashraf Rossli being robbed John Kassongs Kafunda, 23, and Reece Donovan, 25 were jailed for robbing him, but saw their convictions overturned todayMr Rossli had only moments earlier had his jaw shattered by another rioter as he cycled in Barking, east London, in August 2011 | UPDATED: 19:11 GMT, 29 November 2012 Two men who were locked up after they were found guilty of involvement in one of the defining moments of the London riots today had their convictions quashed. Millions of people around the world watched in horror CCTV footage of 21-year-old Ashraf Rossli being robbed by men purporting to be Good Samaritans. Mr Rossli, a Malaysian accountancy student, had only moments earlier had his jaw shattered by another rioter as he cycled in Barking, east London, in August 2011.