Ismene Cole is a Bristol-based counsellor, a life coach and a Positive News co-owner. The news has a huge impact on us, she says, and it's important that we choose what we feed our minds
A library in south London is believed to be the first in the UK to be hosting a ‘library of things’, a project that loans items such as drills, pressure washers and ukuleles at affordable rates
We meet the artist who has launched a website allowing members of the public around the world to name and shame local authorities and urban planners who commission pieces of 'hostile design'
Images by British portrait and fashion photographer Rankin profiles British Red Cross volunteers who supported on the frontline of UK terror attacks and Grenfell Tower fire in 2017
Three prisons have become the first in the UK to host a weekly parkrun, with others expressing an interest in doing the same
Indigenous people in Canada have historically been neglected and oppressed. This man was so shocked at reading hate-filled comments online that he offered to share his land with a First Nations family
She’s having a baby with a man she’s not married to, and he’s going to stay at home while she runs the country. Prime minister Jacinda Ardern tells Positive News how she hopes to make New Zealand [...]
Parliament is under pressure to curb its plastic consumption after a new website is launched, allowing members of the public to contact their local MP. Its aim is to discourage politicians from [...]
Nicola Eckersley and her husband, former professional footballer Richard Eckersley, run Earth.Food.Love, a zero-waste shop that stocks only ethical goods and where packaging is banned
Richard Eckersley, along with his wife Nicola, runs the UK’s first dedicated zero-waste shop. Before launching Earth.Food.Love he played football for Manchester United. What prompted the career switch?
Increasing demand for wild plants – as ingredients for food, cosmetics and wellbeing and medicinal products – can put species at risk, as well as the communities that depend on them. The FairWild [...]
Amid a stabbing ‘epidemic’ in London, a Home Office campaign aims to challenge perceptions that having knives is normal, and that carrying weapons makes young people safer
Canada’s senate has passed a bill making the country's national anthem gender-neutral. Germany is pondering a similar move