(c) Labour Palestine

A growing number of western-European countries are calling for Palestine to be recognised as a state and Sweden is leading the way

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This year’s best new positive travel experiences


/ Culture

26 Nov


Top journalists from The British Guild of Travel Writers pick their top travel experiences of 2014


Hyperlocal journalism: more than village gossip


/ Community

25 Nov

Citizen Journalist

As local newspapers close and budget cuts put increasing pressure on remaining journalists, the hyperlocal journalism movement is stepping up to provide the services communities rely on. Nicola Slawson finds out more

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Norway is best country for elderly, report says


/ Wellbeing

24 Nov

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European nations seen as best prepared to care for ageing populations


Living beyond the illusion of separation


/ Positive Perspective

21 Nov


Rather than compartmentalising our knowledge and perception, to fully experience reality and build a sustainable society we should open ourselves to the interconnectedness of all of the web of life, argues author Giles Hutchins


Sainsbury’s powers entire supermarket with food waste


/ Environment

21 Nov

(c) Rowan Peter

A Sainsbury’s store in Cannock has become the first supermarket in the world to derive 100% of its power through its own food waste


How trust can be a practical tool for positive change


/ Positive Perspective

20 Nov

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Being able to trust can create a powerful foundation for reframing how we see the world and taking more purposeful actions in our lives, discovers Jini Reddy at the Findhorn New Story Summit

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