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Why the Dutch are closing prisons – and what they’re doing with empty ones The Dutch prison population has fallen so much that prisons are being repurposed for other uses. What went right? Culture Justice Society World
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What went right this week: the plan to save magical fungi, plus more positive news An unusual conservation project launched, Ireland’s most famous music pub was saved, and renewables smashed records, plus more Conservation Culture Environment Justice Society
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Back to the drawing board: the movement to reclaim cities from ad hoardings Can we do better than the ad billboards that dominate our towns? A swelling movement for more inspiring alternatives says ‘yes’ Culture Media Society Wellbeing
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‘It undoes negative wiring’: rapper Loyle Carner on his ADHD cookery school In surprise move, rapper Loyle Carner set up a cookery school. He talks food memories and the meditative joys of cooking Arts Culture Education Food Lifestyle Society Wellbeing
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Thinking outside the box: the novel ways old phone boxes are serving communities The UK’s iconic red phone boxes are slowly being decommissioned, but many are being given a new lease of life – one is even a nightclub Culture Innovation Society UK
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The best countries for social progress, according to researchers The latest Social Progress Index has been released, revealing the best countries for health, safety, education, rights and environment Culture Environment Health Society Wellbeing
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