Rio 2016 Olympic Village Food Waste Turned Into Three-Course Dinners By Italian Chef Massimo Bottura

Leftovers from the Olympic Village in Rio are being used to create three-course meals at an “avant-garde soup kitchen” from one of the world’s best chefs. Feeding the athletes over 16 days is expected to produce 12 tonnes of food waste, which was destined to be burned or thrown in the bin. Italian chef Massimo…

Hundreds Of Lives Could Saved Each Year If All Eligible Women Attended Cervical Screening, Research Finds

The lives of hundreds of women could be saved each year if all those who are eligible for cervical screening attended their smear tests, new research suggests.  A Cancer Research UK study found that cervical screening prevents 70% of cervical cancer deaths and if all eligible women regularly attended screening, this would rise to 83%. …

Mum Photographs Five-Year-Old As Inspiring Feminist Heroes To Prove She Can Be Whoever She Wants To Be

A mum and her five-year-old daughter created an inspiring photo project honouring feminist heroes throughout history. Jessica Solarcyzk, 37, a photographer from Pennsylvania in the US, originally photographed her daughter, Emerson Rose, as Rosie the Riveter, for her 87-year-old grandmother. The idea turned into a photo series following a conversation Solarcyzk had with her daughter…

National Living Wage: Gallivant Hotel Gives Staff Pay Rise While Welcome Break Includes Under 25s In Scheme

A hotel owner who increased his staff’s pay to at least £9 an hour by scrapping service charges and giving employees a share of the profits said the decision has led to a more productive – and happy – workforce. Harry Cragoe, owner of The Gallivant hotel in Camber, East Sussex, said he believed it…

Millicent Fawcett ‘Should Be Given Statue In Parliament Square’ On 150th Anniversary Of Women’s Vote Petition

Campaigners are calling for the first statue of a woman in Parliament Square to be of famous suffragist Millicent Fawcett. On the 150th anniversary of the first petition to Parliament for women to have the vote, Caroline Criado-Perez will explain why Fawcett is the perfect choice to be memorialised in front of the Houses of…

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