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There’s a lot of kindness in the world but it can’t always be heard.

We’ve partnered with Simple, who are turning up the volume by spreading stories of kindness. Simple have selected Positive News articles that uncover kindness in action and together we’re sharing these stories to reveal just how kind the world can be.

Image for Beyond retro: is second-hand shopping catching up with fast fashion?
Beyond retro: is second-hand shopping catching up with fast fashion? More young people are turning to charity shops and resale sites for a fashion fix that’s kinder to the planet ... Environment Lifestyle
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Kind regards: how the words you choose make a difference Five simple ways that using kind words can benefit how you and others feel... Society Wellbeing
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Image for Getting kind online: the people standing up to cyberbullying
Getting kind online: the people standing up to cyberbullying With 62 per cent of young people saying they have received offensive messages online, cyberbullying is a serious issue. But the internet als... Society
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Five reasons why people are kind Being kind is an intrinsic part of being human. From reinforcing a sense of identity to creating new connections, here are five reasons why ... Lifestyle Society
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Time to be kind: why kindness matters It’s cool to be kind, but is it a trend or a real tool for transforming society? We uncover the role of kindness in being human and how to b... Lifestyle Society
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‘I feel very positive about my generation: it has become cool to care’ Alice Aedy is a photographer and documentary maker who has become known for sharing images and stories of refugees via Instagram. “I feel ve... Society
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‘My generation isn’t perfect, but we’re conscientious and caring’ Mursal Hedayat is founder of Chatterbox, an online language learning platform that trains and employs displaced people to teach their native... Society
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‘Social entrepreneurs are fired up to tackle injustice’ Josh Babarinde is founder of Cracked it, a London-based social enterprise smartphone repair service, staffed by young ex-offenders and youth... Society
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‘Expressing emotion is revolutionary, it can change the world’ Marcus Pibworth runs Ministry of Change, a podcast and project that sees him travel the UK in his campervan, collecting and sharing stories ... Society
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‘My generation is confident and unafraid to speak out’ Liv Little is founding editor-in-chief of gal-dem magazine, an online and print magazine written by women and non-binary people of colour. E... Society
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Clowns bring laughter to the refugee Rohingya community in Bangladesh Clowns Without Borders helps children be children, by helping them to laugh amid war and disaster... Society World
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Fresh evidence points to continuing recovery of the ozone layer The upper layer above the northern hemisphere is likely to be completely repaired by the 2030s and the entire layer by 2060, says the UN ... Environment
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Image for A clean sweep: the ambitious ocean clean-up project
A clean sweep: the ambitious ocean clean-up project Eight years ago, a young entrepreneur came up with a pioneering way to tackle ocean plastic waste. The project has not been all smooth saili... Environment
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Are we more together than alone? At a time that can seem dominated by difference, US poet and philosopher Mark Nepo says we’re far more connected than we think. No matter wh... Society
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Image for ‘Single-use’ is named 2018 word of the year, capturing surge in awareness of plastic pollution
‘Single-use’ is named 2018 word of the year, capturing surge in awareness of plastic pollution The term, which refers to plastic products that are made to be used only once, highlights the huge swell in public awareness around plastic ... Environment Society
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Small is beautiful: 10 pro-social acts that could make a big difference Can seemingly small acts of kindness create a 'ripple effect' toward wider change? Here are 10 ways to make an impact where you live... Society
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Do small acts of kindness add up? A new wave of organisations has sprung up, promoting small pro-social and pro-environmental actions. But do these acts make any difference?... Society
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Ireland makes history as the first country to divest from fossil fuels Ireland is set to become the first country in the world to divest public money from fossil fuel assets following a landmark vote in the Dáil... Environment World
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Belize praised for ‘visionary’ steps to save coral reef The reef, which is home to hundreds of varieties of sharks, manta rays, tropical fish and sea turtles, spent nearly a decade on the endanger... Environment World
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Could we beat global warming? 5 megatrends to look out for The news when it comes to climate change isn’t exclusively catastrophic. Quick-developing global megatrends suggest the fight is not over y... Environment Science Society
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