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Why so serious, science?

Mon, 23/02/2015 - 12:57
Tom Lawson talks to Robin Ince, comedian and co-host of BBC Radio 4's award-winning The Infinite Monkey Cage, on how comedy is bringing science to a wider audience

UK still values Jewish communities, study shows

Fri, 20/02/2015 - 07:00
The volatile situation in the Middle East is cause for concern, but widespread anti-Semitic scaremongering is not indicative of Britain’s real feelings towards the Jewish population, claims Thomas Scotto

Five entrepreneurs changing African lives for the better

Thu, 19/02/2015 - 07:00
Five innovative programmes are aiming to diffuse the “ticking time bomb” of Africa’s youth employment crisis

The Green Apple: adventures in eco-friendly New York State

Wed, 18/02/2015 - 07:00
New York’s not all skyscrapers and shopping. Sarah Bareham discovers a greener, more local side to the Big Apple’s state

Dare yourself to be great

Tue, 17/02/2015 - 07:00
Let go of fear and the brakes on our lives are released, says Polly Higgins

Inspiring stories of resilience

Mon, 16/02/2015 - 07:00
Resilience is transmissible, says our Positive Psychology columnist Chris Johnstone. By sharing the stories that inspire us, we can pass it on

Good Business: Paul Singh, Equal Education

Fri, 13/02/2015 - 07:00
Currently just 10-15 per cent of children in care in the UK achieve five A*-C grades at GCSE. We talk to Paul Singh about how his social enterprise, Equal Education, is working to help improve their prospects

UK solar capacity almost doubled in 2014

Thu, 12/02/2015 - 07:00
Britain now has more than 650,000 solar installations across homes, businesses and public service buildings, according to recent figures from the Department of Energy and Climate Change

The media is questioning its negative news focus as journalism diversifies

Tue, 10/02/2015 - 14:18
Publications such as Positive News are pioneering a more diverse journalism, suggested a BBC Radio 4 programme broadcast on Sunday

Council cuts rates for businesses paying the living wage

Tue, 10/02/2015 - 07:00
Businesses could save up to £5,000 by paying their employees more

Low-income Croatians given ‘fresh start’ as debts wiped

Sat, 07/02/2015 - 22:37
The new scheme aims to boost the country's economy in the long term

New digital platform takes long view on sustainability

Fri, 06/02/2015 - 13:33
Forum for the Future’s major new digital hub, launching tomorrow in Singapore, is designed to unlock powerful new tools for sustainable innovation

US organ donors add two million years to recipients’ lives

Fri, 06/02/2015 - 10:39
Since 1987 more than 500,000 US citizens have received hearts, livers, kidneys and other donated organs that have extended their lives, according to new research