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Russell Brand: 'We're all on the scale of addiction' Russell Brand may have reached the depths of addiction, with drugs, drink, sex and fame. But from social media to shopping, we’re all hooked... Lifestyle Society
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The shopping centre dedicated to repaired and recycled goods The ReTuna centre in Sweden includes a drop-off zone for unwanted items, and DIY repair classes... Environment Society
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Forget rampant consumerism: 10 alternatives to Black Friday As UK shoppers are forecast to spend £10bn in Black Friday sales this week, we’re encouraging people to ‘give stories, not stuff’ with a Pos... Good Business Lifestyle
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The joy of fix: a festival for repair-lovers will take place in London The first ever Fixfest will celebrate a surge of interest in community repair groups across the globe... Lifestyle
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Christmas presence: how to survive seasonal dysfunction Stuck with family members and an expectation of joyfulness, Christmas can spark tension and arguments too. Jamie Catto suggests how to repla... Lifestyle Wellbeing
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Re-framing our thinking for a better world Do we really make choices as consumers, or are we merely victims of pre-determined constructs? Laurence and Alison Matthews explain how shop... Economics Perspective
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