Location: UK

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/ Media

06 Mar 2015

 

Positive News will take centre stage at an event exploring how the media can more accurately and usefully reflect reality

 
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/ Arts, Culture

03 Mar 2015

 

Matthew Gilley heads to Dalston to experience Polish avant-garde music collaboration Jacaszek and Kwartludium perform live

 
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/ Democracy, Politics

02 Mar 2015

 

Vote for Policies, an online service that allows people to see which party their views most align with, has launched its 2015 edition ahead of the general election in May. The site aims to engage with five million voters before polls are cast

 
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/ Arts, Culture, Science

23 Feb 2015

 

Tom Lawson talks to Robin Ince, comedian and co-host of BBC Radio 4's award-winning The Infinite Monkey Cage, on how comedy is bringing science to a wider audience

 
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/ Positive Perspective

20 Feb 2015

 

The volatile situation in the Middle East is cause for concern, but widespread anti-Semitic scaremongering is not indicative of Britain’s real feelings towards the Jewish population, claims Thomas Scotto

 
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/ Good Business

13 Feb 2015

 

Currently just 10-15 per cent of children in care in the UK achieve five A*-C grades at GCSE. We talk to Paul Singh about how his social enterprise, Equal Education, is working to help improve their prospects

 
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/ Renewable Energy

12 Feb 2015

 

Britain now has more than 650,000 solar installations across homes, businesses and public service buildings, according to recent figures from the Department of Energy and Climate Change

 
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/ Media

10 Feb 2015

 

Publications such as Positive News are pioneering a more diverse journalism, suggested a BBC Radio 4 programme broadcast on Sunday

 
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/ Economics & Innovation, New Economics

10 Feb 2015

 

Businesses could save up to £5,000 by paying their employees more

 
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/ Food

04 Feb 2015

 

UK supermarket giant Asda is trialling a new range of misshapen fruit and vegetables – sold at reduced prices – in what they say is an attempt to cut food waste

 
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/ Peace, Positive Perspective

02 Feb 2015

 

The UK government spends £37bn on the arms industry every year. What if that was invested in green energy instead, asks Andrew Smith

 
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/ Body & Mind, Positive People, Wellbeing

30 Jan 2015

 

Can poems help in the struggle against depression? Rachel Kelly, who uses her own experience to help prison inmates, says that words really can heal

 
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/ Economics & Innovation, Youth

23 Jan 2015

 

Young Britons who have grown up in the era of a flourishing fair trade market are highly sensitive to global issues and want to see businesses acting to end inequality and climate change – according to a new analysis from the Fairtrade Foundation

 
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/ Culture, Education, Environment, Youth

21 Jan 2015

 

As authors protest nature-related words being cut from the Oxford Junior Dictionary, a new breed of writers and publications are using language, and new perspectives, to reinvigorate our relationship with the natural world

 
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/ Community, Wellbeing

14 Jan 2015

 

Cornwall has made a written declaration to restore compassionate action to the centre of its community

 
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/ Education

12 Jan 2015

 

A pioneering Scottish scheme aims to help teachers better support the 27,000 pupils with a parent in prison

 
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/ Good Business

09 Jan 2015

 

Two and a half billion takeaway coffee cups are used every year in the UK and virtually none are recycled. Rory Tingle talks to Martin Myerscough, inventor of the world’s first fully recyclable paper cup

 
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/ Education

30 Dec 2014

 

Wellbeing and ‘peripheral’ subjects have long been sidelined in the UK education system. But as teachers and pupils struggle under increased pressure, calls for a radical rethink of the system are getting louder

 
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/ Wellbeing

24 Dec 2014

 

New research initiative will measure policymakers’ success by net happiness, not GDP

 
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/ Renewable Energy

22 Dec 2014

 

The project is one of two by solar energy developer Conergy which will create enough electricity to power 3,200 UK homes