The Daily Populous

Sunday July 14th, 2019 evening edition

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The first and – for some – best Bond couldn't quite leave the role behind as his exit was followed up by two returns.

"That was part of the reason I wanted to be finished with Bond.

Also I had become completely identified with it, and it became very wearing and very boring," he noted.

However, Connery would put on the tuxedo again after a one-movie break for 1971's Diamonds Are Forever.

It was very much a one-and-done return, though, and Connery even said he would never play Bond again after Diamonds Are Forever.

Poor Pierce Brosnan, the one Bond actor who, it seems, didn't get the choice of when to exit the role.

James Bond 25 is set for release on April 3, 2020 in the UK and on April 8, 2020 in the US. »

Ukraine to chemically castrate paedophiles and rapists in prison under new laws

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New laws in Ukraine will see convicted paedophiles and rapists forcibly castrated by chemical injection.

In 2017 official figures showed 320 child rapes in Ukraine but the numbers of paedophile sex abuse cases are believed to run into the thousands.

Under the new laws, Ukraine is also to set up a public register of paedophiles jailed for child rape and sexual abuse of minors. »

Judge Refuses to Dismiss Charges Against Iowa Man Who Burned LGBT Library Books

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On Monday, a Iowa man's request that charges against him be denied for burning LGBT-related library books was denied.

Representing himself in court this week, Dorr filed a motion to dismiss his case, arguing arrest violated his First Amendment rights.

Dorr also said that he was being specifically targeted as other people who did not return their library books had not been arrested. »