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Will 2020 be the year abortion is banned in the US?

7 hours ago   |   The Guardian

A conservative supreme court will take up its first abortion case as activists brace for a fight that could change everything In a centuries-long debate about gender and...
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Lessons in happiness: how a short course can boost your wellbeing

7 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Research shows that a programme by charity Action for Happiness can help participants adopt a more positive outlook When an email popped up in Jo Newstead's inbox promising a...
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Should a teacher report a pupil for Extinction Rebellion activism?

7 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Teachers respond to police Prevent guidance requiring them to do so Counter-terror police issued guidance requiring teachers to report members of Extinction Rebellion to the...
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The DofE award changes show you don't have to climb a mountain to build character | Micha Frazer-Carroll

8 hours ago   |   The Guardian

The scheme's new list of activities, such as becoming a mentor, can help young people build meaningful lives Do you really have to suffer to “build character”? This narrative...
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How the word ‘woke' was weaponised by the right

8 hours ago   |   The Guardian

The term is meant to denote an attentiveness to important issues. But the likes of Laurence Fox and Toby Young have begun using it in a very different way Like “politically...
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The Tories are hiding from blame for youth crime. That's not on | Laura McInerney

8 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Exclusions are not the real problem - it's cuts in schools and youth support that are responsible In the movie Enemy of the State, the final scene involves a mafia standoff...
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Let men in Britain donate sperm after death, say ethicists

8 hours ago   |   The Guardian   |   2 articles

Shortage of UK sperm donors means posthumous contributions could help infertile couples Men in Britain should be able to donate their sperm after death, according to ethicists...
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Strummer holidays! The guitar-shaped hotel where the party never stops

9 hours ago   |   The Guardian

It's got laser-beam strings, balcony showers and a 13-acre pool. But this gawdy $1.5bn colossus in the Florida swamps is also a triumph of Native American resistance. We check...
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Poorest adults in worse health now than older generation - study

9 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Research shows widening health gap between higher and lower socioeconomic status The poorest third of the UK's older working-age adults today have worse health than people born...
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Low-income families set to be poorer under universal credit - study

15 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Data shows areas with high numbers of unemployed and disabled will be worse off, says thinktank The average low-income family in the UK's most deprived areas - including “left...
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Milton Keynes school on lockdown: Student goes on 'knife attack' during fire...

Milton Keynes school on lockdown: Student goes on 'knife attack' during fire drill

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Donald Trump arrives for Davos appearance as Greta Thunberg shames world leaders

Donald Trump arrives for Davos appearance as Greta Thunberg shames world leaders

President Trump arrived in Zurich, Switzerland Tuesday morning in advance of his second appearance at the World Economic Forum in Davos. Read more ...

Hillary Clinton unloads on Bernie Sanders and refuses to say if she'll...

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Trump, impeachment and American exceptionalism

Trump, impeachment and American exceptionalism

The Senate trial of President Donald John Trump gets underway in earnest Tuesday, and the occasion calls for some reflections appropriate to the majesty of the occasion... Read more ...

20 stunning photos of Canada's Vancouver Island show why Prince Harry and...

20 stunning photos of Canada's Vancouver Island show why Prince Harry and Meghan Markle should stay there for good

As they step down from their roles as working members of the royal family , it has been rumored that Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will permanently relocate to Canada. They... Read more ...