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Sky Ocean Rescue: Two-thirds welcome single-use plastic charge



News August 14, 2017


The survey for Sky Ocean Rescue also found 87% of people are concerned by the UK's plastic usage - with eight million tonnes polluting the world's oceans every year.To highlight the problem, a 10-metre whale made from single-use p...

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Ex-miner Bernard Kenny who tried to stop Jo Cox murder dies aged 79



News August 14, 2017


Bernard Kenny, who was stabbed and seriously injured in the June 2016 attack, died on Monday morning at the age of 79.He intervened as mother-of-two Mrs Cox was repeatedly shot and stabbed by neo-Nazi terrorist Thomas Mair in Birs...

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Cancer survivors say life after illness is tougher than treatment



News August 14, 2017


According to Breast Cancer Care more than a quarter of patients surveyed (26%) said dealing with chemotherapy or radiotherapy was not as hard as coping with life after being discharged from hospital.Only one in 10 say they felt po...

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Call for action over 'scandalous' charity costs after warning for breast cancer helpline



News August 14, 2017


Gina Miller, founder of the True and Fair Foundation, said it was "absolutely scandalous" that the National Hereditary Breast Cancer Helpline's (NHBCH) accounts had gone unnoticed for so long.Ms Miller, who is also known for her i...

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TfL pulls campaign featuring girl in hijab amid 'sexualisation' accusations



News August 14, 2017


The £2m Children's Traffic Club campaign shows a three or four-year-old girl called Razmi wearing a religious headscarf as she plays with her Chinese best friend Maylin.But the decision to show the young Muslim character wearing ...

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