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‘Shopping is a nightmare’: how ADHD affects people’s spending habits

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For most of us, popping to the supermarket is a mundane chore but for Hannah Crawford it’s a task that can fill her with dread. “A supermarket is a nightmare,” says the 24-year-old, who describes going to buy food as ...

To protect people’s health in Africa, don’t let it become the world’s ashtray

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Vir dekades, smoking has been on the rise, driving more than 100m deaths in the 20th century alone and creating health and other costs of about $1,500bn a year that have hampering global growth. According to a report ...

Seth Meyers: ‘It is on Democrats to do something to improve people’s lives’

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Seth Meyers took aim at the Democratic party on Thursday Night, shifting focus from his usual target, Donald Trump. “Obviously, it’s critical that we as a nation do everything in our power to prevent this obviously un...

‘I wanted to challenge people’s prejudices’: is Pleasure the most revealing film about porn ever?

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Swedish film-maker Ninja Thyberg certainly did not take the easy route with her first feature. Pleasure, which arrives in US theaters this weekend, takes on a subject rife for denigration or moralism: ambitious 19-yea...

Victoria’s landmark truth-telling commission needs to run for up to 10 jare, First Peoples leader says

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Victoria’s truth-telling commission needs up to a decade of inquiry before delivering its final report – which is slated for 2024 – a leader of the state’s elected First Nations body says. Marcus Stewart, co-chair of ...

Don’t call them anti-vaxxers – that just further erodes people’s trust

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We forgot about measles. And tetanus and diphtheria. And polio. In the race to vaccinate the world against Covid-19, the global drive to suppress some of the biggest killers in history has fallen back. Almost 12bn dos...

The hidden long-term risks of surgery: ‘It gives people’s brains a hard time’

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In 2004, Mario Cibelli was preparing a 75-year-old patient for a big cardiac operation when the patient’s daughter asked for a quick word. “She explained to me how worried she was about the surgery,” says Cibelli, a c...

Trans people’s mental health is at crisis point in UK, kenners waarsku

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The mental health of the UK’s transgender community is at crisis point, with many people “hanging by a string”, professional bodies and support groups have told the Guardian. The stark warnings follow a week of intens...

Protect Indigenous people’s rights or Paris climate goals will fail, says report

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Paris climate agreement goals will fail unless the rights of Indigenous people who protect rainforests are honoured, volgens 'n nuwe verslag. Forest lands stewarded by Indigenous people and communities in countries ...

Spain’s conservative People’s party to ‘reboot’ with new leader

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Spain’s conservative People’s party (PP) will gather in Seville on Friday and Saturday to install a new leader and attempt a “reboot” after almost four years of infighting, strategic errors and ideological flip-floppi...

Die BBC: A People’s History by David Hendy review – the BBC from the bottom up

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The Conservatives’ birthday gift to the BBC, wat is 100 hierdie jaar, turns out to be culture secretary Nadine Dorries’s promise to abolish the licence fee, the funding mechanism that has allowed it to flourish as an i...

‘People’s primary’ backs Christiane Taubira as unity candidate of French left

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A four-day “people’s primary” has picked the former justice minister Christiane Taubira as the favourite to lead the French left’s presidential election campaign, but doubts remain whether she will be able to win wide...

Fraudsters are using power-of-attorney rules to steal people’s homes

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The system for taking control of a person’s financial affairs is “wide open” to fraud, 'n ondersoek gevind het. It revealed that the application process for obtaining the document known as lasting power of attorney...

When will Democrats do their job and protect Black people’s right to vote?

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Voting rights are under assault by Republican state lawmakers, clearly afraid of the power of the Black electorate and empowered by the gutting of the landmark 1965 Voting Rights Act. The federal response, or lack the...

‘Woke’ sneers could sap young people’s drive for change, says top headteacher

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Older adults should not use terms like “woke” or “snowflakes” to mock the younger generation and their commitment to campaigning on issues like misogyny, Black Lives Matter, gender identity and climate action, a leadi...

Indigenous peoples to get $1.7bn in recognition of role in protecting forests

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At least $1.7bn of funding will be given directly to indigenous peoples and local communities (IPLCs) in recognition of their key role in protecting the planet’s lands and forests, it will be announced at Cop26 today....

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