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Asda Store Creates ‘Quiet Hour’ To Help People With Autism And Disabilities

An Asda superstore in Manchester has been praised for introducing a ‘quiet hour’ to make shopping easier for people with autism and disabilities. The Asda...

Biodegradable Silk-Based Clingfilm Could Cut Food Waste Around The World

Scientists have invented a new silk-based alternative to clingfilm they claim can preserve food without refrigeration for more than a week. Biomedical engineers, from...

UK Company Coexist Is Launching A ‘Period Policy’ And It’s Not Shy About Telling Everyone

A Bristol-based company is introducing a ‘period policy’ for its female workers, based on the idea that paying attention to employees’ monthly...

Celebrities Champion Sustainable Fashion At The 2016 Met Gala

Forget about the red carpet looks at the 2016 Met Gala, for some celebrities it was all about the green carpet… the Green Carpet Challenge, that is. Combining high...

These Young Women Around The World Are Doing Incredible Work To Improve The Lives Of Others

We don’t need to tell you it’s International Women’s Day today. But we do need to tell you about the young women around the world who are campaigning...

Waitrose New Pasta Range Comes In Boxes Made Of Food Waste

A UK supermarket is launching a new pasta range – and is ingeniously turning the resultant food waste into packaging for that very product. Waitrose will start selling...

Blood Donors Will Now Receive A Text When They Save Someone’s Life

Blood donors in the UK will now receive a text message when their blood is used in hospital to save or improve a person’s life. The NHS hopes that the scheme will...

Rockin’ Baby: The Childrenswear Brand Making A Difference To Impoverished Kids

Picking out new clothes for you and your children is nothing out of the ordinary in the UK. But in Uganda second-hand garments passed down over many years account for...

Asda ‘Wonky Veg’ Boxes Have Already Sold 160 Tonnes Of Misshapen Produce

Asda says it has seen a “unprecedented” response to its ‘wonky veg’ boxes, selling more than 160 tonnes of misshapen fruit and vegetables since...

Skepta’s ‘Konnichiwa’ Wins Mercury Music Prize 2016, And He’s Using His Prize Money To Give Back

Skepta has revealed how he plans to use his Mercury Prize money to help the disadvantaged. In Thursday (15 September) night’s ceremony, a panel of musicians and...