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Stonewall launches 2019 LGBT equality manifesto

Stonewall is urging voters to ask their candidates to commit to LGBT equality manifesto at the December general election.
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Exercise during pregnancy helps restore tissues of obese mothers

Researchers at the University of Cambridge found that exercise immediately before and during pregnancy restores key tissues in the body.
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EU-Singapore trade agreement will begin before December

EU Member States today (8 November) endorsed the EU-Singapore trade agreement, suggesting that it could be implemented as soon as 21 November.
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A busy November for the Fintech addicted

If you're Fintech addicted, look no further: Read here about a project that received funding from the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme.
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Challenging climate change with ‘generation green’

Here, read about the rise of the infamous Greta-led 'generation green' and what can be done to support it.
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EU 2019 Autumn: A challenging economic road ahead

The European economy is now in its 7th consecutive year of growth and should continue expanding in 2020 and 2021, so what's on the economic road ahead?
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Soy production linked to habitat loss in Brazil

Researchers found that consumer markets for soy products have been linked to habitat loss in Brazil, suggesting a threat to biodiversity.
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New NHS innovation to reduce hospital delays

The new NHS tool ActNow is an e-learning platform for health service and care staff to reduce hospital delays.
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British people waste one third of their food shop

The weekly food shop is a staple of British culture, but why is so much of it going to waste?
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Five small steps for a more sustainable 2020

Here, we cut through the confusion to discuss how you can realistically change your life to live a more sustainable 2020.
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Boosting UK public sector delivery with robotic assistance

Business Systems UK’s Will Davenport explains why software designed to automate routine operations could be a real help for a cash-starved UK public sector.
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Edtech policy is failing globally

Edtech policy is failing globally and needs a ‘critical update’, finds the new report by Varkey Foundation’s Atlantis Group.
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Extinction Rebellion protest ban lifted by High Court

Today (6 November) the Extinction Rebellion protest ban lifted by the High Court created a landmark ruling on the right to peaceful protest.
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The human cost of disruption on health and well-being at work

Here, John Young, VP at Sungard AS, discusses health and well-being in a place where stress and immense pressure is normal.
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The effect of ‘fake news’ on the medical industry

In the current moment, how severely is the viral misinformation online (from anti-vaccination movements to deadly 'miracle' cures) impacting the medical industry?
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Vietnam: Man imprisoned for making facebook post

Internet censorship in Vietnam is a consistent fear exemplified in the case of Nguyen Ngoc Anh, a man imprisoned for creating a facebook post.
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North America will leave Paris Agreement in 2020

President Trump has announced plan to leave Paris Agreement in 2020, the world's most cohesive plan to fight climate change.
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Report reveals use of chemical restraints in aged care

The Royal Commission of Inquiry’s report questions why Australia allowed use of chemical restraints in aged care.
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How can school leaders harness the strategic value of edtech?

Al Kingsley, Group MD at NetSupport, examines the foundations of an edtech strategy and how school leaders can embark on their strategic journey.
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How can you support a loved one who is battling with mental health issues?

Making the first move in reaching out to a loved one who is suffering with their mental health will make the world of difference to their wellbeing. Here, we discuss how best to approach the subject and how you can offer support.

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