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Louis Tomlinson Branded An ‘Angel’ As Bereaved Mother Reveals How The One Direction Star Has Changed Their Lives

A mother who lost her nine-year-old son to a rare form of cancer has revealed how One Direction’s Louis Tomlinson and his mother supported her family through his illness. Sarah Hext has spoken out about the boyband star, after becoming increasingly upset with negative press reports about him, telling of how he changed the life…

Plastic Bags Charge Leads To 40% Drop In Carriers Being Found On UK Beaches

The number of plastic carrier bags found on UK beaches has dropped by almost half, according to conservationists. The Marine Conservation Society said the introduction of a 5p levy on single use plastic bags in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland over the last five years was instrumental in the drop. According to the charity’s…

Small Brewery Creates An Edible Six Pack Ring That Feeds, Not Kills Marine Life

A small craft beer brewery in Florida has done something incredible. It has created the first edible,100 per cent biodegradable six pack ring.  We Believers Traditional plastic six pack rings very often end up in the ocean where they can be horrifically damaging to marine life. Partnering with WeBelievers, the Saltwater Brewery decided to do…

From Helping Chronically Ill People To Great Barrier Reef, Google Donates Nearly AU$4 Million To Worthy Projects

Chronic illnesses kill nearly two in three people. Yet only a third of patients get the in-person help they need to improve their wellbeing. It’s an issue that Australian service Textcare is remedying with an SMS-based behaviour change programme. Clara Chow, a cardiologist at Westmead Hospital in Sydney, told Mashable the AU$750,000 (over £450,000) prize would be “vital”. …

Bryony Gordon On Coming Out As A ‘Mad Girl’ And Setting Up A Mental Health Peer Support Group

Most people associate obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) with simply being a “neat freak”, but in reality the condition is far darker and can leave sufferers paralysed with fear. Journalist and author Bryony Gordon, who has lived with the condition for the past 22 years, is often convinced she has inflicted harm on those she loves the…

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 and working tirelessly to improve the lives of their local communities, their countries, and other women around the world. Here are some of those women who deserve…