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The UK’s first sex shop for people with cancer has launched Sex and cancer are not obvious bedfellows, but two survivors of the disease hope to tackle the twin taboos with an erotic online store Health Society Wellbeing
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Parklets, traffic-free zones and outdoor eating: how Covid is transforming our cities From Mumbai’s cycle councillors to New York’s al fresco dining boom, the pandemic has forced cities to get creative Innovation Lifestyle Society Travel
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What went right this week: defending democracy, plus more positive news Analysis suggested autocrats are losing power, the Philippines banned child marriage, and gorillas got a boost, plus more Democracy Environment Food Health Politics Society
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