New research into positive social connections could help drug and alcohol addicts stay sober and change the way we treat addiction
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Aaron Millar chats with Bruce Poon Tip, bestselling author, award-winning travel company founder and friend of the Dalai Lama, about his new book, Do Big Small Things, which challenges people to leave their comfort zones both at home and abroad
A historic mosque in Bosnia's Serb region that was destroyed in the war has reopened in a ceremony encouraging religious tolerance among divided communities
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In a city where violence is commonplace and local people – young Arab men in particular – are viewed with suspicion by the authorities, Genevieve Belmaker finds one group using parkour to not only improve their fitness, but find a sense of freedom
Safety on the river Thames is in the hands of volunteers like Matt Allchurch. When the Royal National Lifeboat Institute (RNLI) needs him, he swaps his day job as an architect for a shift at Teddington: the highest tidal point on London's famous waters
Unlike many refugee settlements, where food supplies often end up on the black market or in the hands of politicians, the Bojador camp in Algeria is self-governed by its Sahrawi inhabitants. For ten years the solidarity system has managed to keep corruption largely at bay, Kenza Yousfi investigates how
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Though we may not be locked up in a cell, we are all prisoners to something, argues former convict Brett Moran. But we can be freed
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Three ideas for your summer adventures
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In a society where worth sometimes seems defined by our ability to purchase, Lucy Purdy considers whether possessions can be positive
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Slow fashion pioneer and social entrepreneur Safia Minney is on a mission to eradicate slavery in fast fashion. In this extract from her new book, Slow Fashion: Aesthetics Meets Ethics, she highlights how businesses and consumers alike can help change the industry for the better
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Traveleyes’ tours challenge sighted travellers to guide blind fellow holidaymakers. We hear from sighted guide Joan Stead and visually impaired traveller James Barratt as they experience an African safari together
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