Ibuprofen: The rise and fall of a wonder drug

The patron saint of minor aches was born when a young and energetic 16-year-old Stewart Adams developed a penchant for pharmacology whilst working as an apprentice at Boots pharmacy. Keen to learn more about the trade, Adams completed a degree in pharmacy at Nottingham University followed by a PhD in...

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Cancer Coaching Community starting a reintegration revolution

When her daughter was diagnosed and treated for breast cancer in 2015 at just 19 years old, Jackie Arnold became aware of the support vacuum and isolation faced by suffers attempting to reintegrate into society after their experience. It was then that Arnold was struck by the idea of creating...

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Trump meets with world leaders at G7 summit

Trump meets with world leaders at G7 summit

US President Donald Trump is meeting leaders of the world’s richest economies for the G7 summit in Sicily, Italy. The two-day G7 summit will tackle debates on issues including trade and climate change. Leaders from Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the UK, and the US are attending as well as...

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Ikea to employ Syrian refugee women as empowerment initiative

Swedish retailer IKEA is set to develop workshops in Jordan that will employ Syrian refugees and local people with the aim of helping to integrate refugees and create jobs in the country. The initiative will focus on Syrian refugees and local Jordanian women. IKEA will initially employ 100 refugees and...

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More than one million child refugees forced to flee South Sudan

More than one million child refugees forced to flee South Sudan

More than one million children have fled South Sudan because of escalating conflict, the United Nations has claimed, with a similar number of children displaced within the country. The South Sudan refugee crisis has been described as the most worrying in the world by senior UN refugee agency official Valentin...

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A sneak preview of the General Election results on 8th June 2017.

A sneak preview of the General Election results on 8th June 2017.

Out of 650 seats, the Tories will win 413 seats, Labour 166 and the Lib Dems 12 that leaves 59 to be shared by SNP, Plaid Cymru, the Greens and the Irish parties. UKIP’s vote will be wiped out. If you had just woken up on 8th June 2001 and...

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Draycott Nursing and Care founder Angela Hamlin on the art of caring

Draycott Nursing and Care founder Angela Hamlin on the art of caring

Angela Hamlin has dedicated her life to perfecting the art of caring and her high profile client list is testament to her extraordinary skill and empathy. Founder of Draycott Nursing and Care and celebrating her 20th year in the industry, Angela is an example of how care should be given...

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Greece agrees deal with Eurozone creditors

Greece agrees deal with Eurozone creditors

Greece has reached a preliminary deal with its creditors that should pave the way for long-awaited debt relief talks. “The negotiations are concluded,” Euclid Tsakalotos told reporters, according to state agency ANA. After overnight talks, Tsakalotos said a “preliminary technical agreement” had been achieved ahead of a 22 May meeting...

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20 London Libraries collaborate with acclaimed authors in search of hidden stories and undiscovered talent

20 London Libraries collaborate with acclaimed authors in search of hidden stories and undiscovered talent

As part of a two-year literary initiative lead by Spread the Word, a leading writers development agency, acclaimed authors will be working in partnership with 20 London libraries to inspire Londoners to reveal their stories. Leading writers Irenosen Okojie (Butterfly Fish, Betty Trask Award 2016), Courttia Newland (The Gospel According...

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UK police to no longer share information with US after Manchester attack

UK police to no longer share information with US after Manchester attack

British police will no longer share information on the suicide bombing in Manchester with the United States due to fears that leaks to the US media may hinder a hunt for a possible bomb maker still at large. Theresa May is to raise concerns with Donald Trump at a Nato meeting...

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