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Online casinos ignored my obvious signs of addiction, says gambler

3 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Woman who lost £125,000 on LeoVegas and Casumo says they offered her bonuses to keep betting A problem gambler who lost £125,000 with the online casinos LeoVegas and Casumo has...
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This man had to fight for benefits just before he died - when do we start to care? | Frances Ryan

7 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Stephen Smith's struggle exposed the cruelty of the benefits system. Now he is dead, but the system goes on You may not remember the name Stephen Smith, but his body is hard to...
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'We teach the hard way': prison coding initiative launches in Teesside

9 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Innovative scheme is Europe's first to train convicts to code and connect them with employers Prisoners in English jails are being taught computer code to give them the chance...
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Sri Lanka's violent past has created a polarised society ripe for radicalisation

12 hours ago   |   The Independent

In my fieldwork in Sri Lanka I visited many mosques, and in some of these I have obtained material that could be linked to Islamist and jihadi organisations
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Kalashnikovs and no-go zones: east Burkina Faso falls to militants

12 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Locals say they live in fear of violence and face harsh punishment for breaking rules When a stranger arrives in Bartiébougou, the Kalashnikov-wielding men in charge check his...
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Antidepressants: is there a better way to quit them?

15 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Millions of us take SSRIs, and most can give them up without too much trouble. So why do a minority suffer severe side-effects? Antidepressants can save lives. At best, they...
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Housing crisis on Arran leaves hundreds of islanders without homes

16 hours ago   |   The Guardian   |   2 articles

Campaigners say houses now among UK's least affordable owing to rise of holiday rentals ‘Nothing is affordable': buying a home now just a dream on Arran Campaigners on the Isle...
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'I thought psychics were full of shit': how a sceptic turned to clairvoyance

16 hours ago   |   The Guardian

No one could tell me what to do. But if visions of the future could yield answers, then who was I to argue? So I called Frank I didn't know what to do. I'd worn out my friends...
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Sofie Hagen: ‘Fat is a neutral word - I want us to reclaim it'

16 hours ago   |   The Guardian

In her first book, the Danish comedian is calling for fat liberation - and happiness. She talks about anti-capitalism, abuse and how her view of her body changed overnight...
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On the first Stephen Lawrence Day, let's admit our communities are still unequal | Doreen Lawrence

17 hours ago   |   The Guardian

We must build a society that doesn't exclude anyone on grounds of race, gender, sexuality, religion, disability or background The 22nd of April is the first National Stephen...
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Brazilian UFC fighter Rodrigo de Lima, 28, run killed 'by a rideshare driver...

Brazilian UFC fighter Rodrigo de Lima, 28, run killed 'by a rideshare driver after argument'

Mixed martial arts fighter Rodrigo de Lima was killed Sunday in a hit-and-run collision following an argument with a rideshare driver outside of a gas station in his native... Read more ...

Burrows Saint ends Willie Mullins' 21-year wait for Irish Grand National success

Burrows Saint ends Willie Mullins' 21-year wait for Irish Grand National success

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Trump's Federal Reserve Board pick Stephen Moore once said women should be...

Trump's Federal Reserve Board pick Stephen Moore once said women should be banned from men's sports games, and called female refs an ‘obscenity'

President Donald Trump's pick for the Federal Reserve Board, economic commentator Stephen Moore, wrote columns criticizing women's roles in sports in the early 2000s. In a... Read more ...

An Islamic extremist group has been linked to Sri Lanka's Easter attack, and...

An Islamic extremist group has been linked to Sri Lanka's Easter attack, and it's a symptom of rising extremism across the country

A local Islamist extremist group, the National Thowheed Jamaath, is believed to have orchestrated the deadly attacks on churches and hotels in Sri Lanka that killed almost 300... Read more ...

HIV-positive teacher pleads not guilty to hiring hitman to kill molestation...

HIV-positive teacher pleads not guilty to hiring hitman to kill molestation accuser

Deonte Taylor, 36, and his 66-year-old lover, Michael Johnson, of St Louis, are accused of orchestrating a murder-for-hire plot targeting a young boy who accused Taylor of... Read more ...

Starbucks is installing needle-disposal boxes in locations across America...

Starbucks is installing needle-disposal boxes in locations across America following OSHA penalties and worker concerns about drug use in bathrooms

Starbucks has installed needle-disposal boxes in its locations' bathrooms in at least 25 US markets, as the chain works to address workers' safety concerns in recent months. By... Read more ...

How to use balance transfer card to pay off your credit card debt, in 5 steps

How to use balance transfer card to pay off your credit card debt, in 5 steps

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This $60 smart wall outlet is an inexpensive way to control two devices at...

This $60 smart wall outlet is an inexpensive way to control two devices at the same time - it can also be programmed to help conserve energy

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20 great Mother's Day gifts for another important mom in your life - your...

20 great Mother's Day gifts for another important mom in your life - your grandma

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Police release new sketch in Delphi murders of two girls

Police release new sketch in Delphi murders of two girls

Liberty German, 14, and Abigail William, 13, vanished on February 13, 2017 after a relative dropped them off for a hike near an abandoned railroad bridge near their hometown of... Read more ...