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Supermarket introduces ‘quieter hour’ for autistic shoppers Overwhelming noise, lights and information are common barriers to autistic people feeling comfortable in shops. One UK chain is taking actio... Society UK
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Portraits challenge negative stereotypes around refugees A new photographic exhibition features portraits of 10 refugees now living in the UK. They describe the lives they have left behind, the cha... Archive Society UK World
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From scrapheap to snapped up. How do you work when you’re chronically ill? Matching businesses to job-hunters with chronic illnesses, the Astriid website highlights the UK’s ‘invisible talent pool’. We met the man b... Lifestyle Society
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Civil partnerships to be opened to opposite-sex couples Heterosexual couples in England and Wales will be able to choose to have a civil partnership rather than get married, Theresa May has announ... Society UK
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What went right? July-September 2018 This summer has seen deadly wildfires and US withdrawal from the UN Human Rights Council. But, from the end of a decades-long conflict in Af... Society UK World
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Nathaniel Hughes Battle, fighting, beat: is the language of war really good for our health? It can serve to rally and empower, but could ‘battling’ disease also be holding us back? Nathaniel Hughes, a medical herbalist, asks if it’s... Lifestyle Opinion Society
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