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Collins gives homeschooling parents free access to books

11 days ago   |   The Big Issue

Teachers and families affected by school closures can now access hundreds of books and textbooks for free thanks to publishing giant Collins. Learning resources for both...
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Indy bookshop takes orders over Twitter to overcome flooding and coronavirus

22 days ago   |   The Big Issue

An independent bookshop in Crickhowell, South Wales, hit by flooding and the impact of the coronavirus has turning their Twitter account into an informal delivery service. The...
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Edmund de Waal takes aim at library closures in British Museum installation

Edmund de Waal takes aim at library closures in British Museum installation

24 days ago   |   The Big Issue

Acclaimed artist and writer Edmund de Waal is protesting against the widespread closure of UK libraries with a boundary-pushing installation at the British Museum. library of...
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Library crusader Bobby Seagull deliver funding demands to Downing Street

Library crusader Bobby Seagull deliver funding demands to Downing Street

1 month ago   |   The Big Issue

Today literacy champion and Big Issue Changemaker Bobby Seagull marched a petition demanding secure investment in public libraries straight to the door of No.10 Downing...
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How the Breakfast Book Club is helping disadvantaged kids get into reading

1 month ago   |   The Big Issue

Literacy charity Give A Book are championing an initiative that feeds kids' bodies and minds. Since 2013, Breakfast Book Clubs have been set up in more than 30 schools in...
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Bobby Seagull is taking a petition fighting for library funding to Number 10

Bobby Seagull is taking a petition fighting for library funding to Number 10

1 month ago   |   The Big Issue

Libraries are brilliant. We know how vital it is to save them. That's why we're working with CILIP and Bobby Seagull to take the battle to keep libraries funded all the way to...
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Marvel and Disney release dates: Black Widow, Mulan, Eternals and more REVEALED

Marvel and Disney release dates: Black Widow, Mulan, Eternals and more REVEALED

MARVEL AND DISNEY fans were left in limbo over whether their favourite films would be releasing this year following the coronavirus pandemic, but now Black Widow, Mulan... Read more ...

Donald Trump asks people to start wearing face coverings to stop spread of...

Donald Trump asks people to start wearing face coverings to stop spread of coronavirus

Donald Trump, pictured Friday, has now recommended Americans wear face coverings such as scarves to try and stop the spread of coronavirus Donald Trump has asked Americans to... Read more ...

Premier League donate £20m to NHS in fight against coronavirus as clubs...

Premier League donate £20m to NHS in fight against coronavirus as clubs thank staff and key workers for ‘heroic' efforts

THE Premier League are donating £20million to the NHS to help ease the burden during the coronavirus pandemic. And they'll also risk a war with the PFA by encouraging Premier... Read more ...

Anthony Yarde announces grandmother dies of coronavirus just six days after...

Anthony Yarde announces grandmother dies of coronavirus just six days after father passes

Anthony Yarde has lost both his father and grandmother to the coronavirus in the past week. Read more ...

Robert Kennedy's granddaughter and her son, 8, found drowned after going missing

Robert Kennedy's granddaughter and her son, 8, found drowned after going missing

Maeve Kennedy Townsend McKean, 40, and her son were on a boat trip in Maryland, America, when they were reported missing Read more ...

Princess Eugenie's father-in-law ‘in intensive care battling coronavirus'

Princess Eugenie's father-in-law ‘in intensive care battling coronavirus'

George Brooksbank, 71, is said to be in a ‘serious but stable' condition in hospital Princess Eugenie 's father-in-law is said to be in intensive care after testing positive... Read more ...

Mary Berry's easy Easter: Roast leg of lamb

Mary Berry's easy Easter: Roast leg of lamb

You can still make the holiday a very special one - try Mary Berry's simple but scrumptious recipes and her tips for making the most of what's in your larder. Pictured, roast... Read more ...

Robbie Savage auctioning Thierry Henry's milestone Arsenal shirt to help NHS

Robbie Savage auctioning Thierry Henry's milestone Arsenal shirt to help NHS

The Mirror's columnist the shirt Thierry Henry was wearing when he scored his 100th goal for Arsenal , playing against Robbie's Birmingham City in 2003 Read more ...

Soul legend Bill Withers dies

Soul legend Bill Withers dies

The singer, responsible for hits including Lean on Me, Lovely Day, Just the Two of Us, and Ain't No Sunshine, died on Monday from heart complications. Read more ...

The Flash star Logan Williams dies tragically at 16 leaving 'devastated' mother

The Flash star Logan Williams dies tragically at 16 leaving 'devastated' mother

The Flash star Logan Williams, who played a young version of the title character on the CW series, has died at 16. His mother Marlyse Williams said she is 'absolutely devastated.' Read more ...