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This London University Is Holding Open Days For Refugees

A university in London is holding open days for refugees in order to provide information about legal aid, access to education, recognition of qualifications and career advice. The free sessions form part of Queen Mary University London’s Refugee Welcome programme, and aim to bring together organisations, lawyers and charities working with refugees. The days, organised…


How One Jewellery Line Is Giving Guatemalan Women A Better Life

There’s much more to these pretty bracelets than meets the eye.  For women living in rural Guatemalan villages, they’re a ticket to healthcare access, education and earning a wage.  The jewellery line is backed by Wakami, an organisation that aims to give people from remote communities a better life by helping them generate an income. Artisans from…


Women Are ‘Proposing’ To Themselves With ‘Self Love’ Pinky Rings

Think promise rings are only for couples declaring their undying love? Think again. A new jewellery trend is seeing women ‘proposing’ to themselves with engagement-worthy pinky rings, committing to a very special pinky promise. The ‘Self Love Pinky Rings’, created by LA-based jeweller Fred And Far, come with a declaration of self-commitment for wearers to…


Anna Wintour Apologises For Calling Yeezy Season 3 ‘Migrant Chic’

Anna Wintour has issued an apology for the ‘offensive’ comments she made about the Yeezy Season 3 show. The American Vogue editor-in-chief described the collection as ‘migrant chic’ during an appearance on Late Night with Seth Meyers, and quickly became the subject of a bitter online backlash. In an official apology issued to the Guardian,…


Kind Strangers Fund Paralympic Gold Medallist David Smith’s Rehab Fees Following Spinal Surgery

The internet has rallied around and raised thousands to help Paralympic gold medallist David Smith fund his rehabilitation costs following life-saving surgery. Smith, who is a British rower, was forced to have surgery to remove a tumour from his spine for the third time.  He is now undergoing expensive rehabilitation to be able to walk…


Man Loses 9 Stone And Overcomes Type II Diabetes Through Healthy Eating And Tap Dancing

A father-of-four has lost nine stone by overhauling his diet and upping his fitness regime, all because he feared he wouldn’t live to see his children grow up. Martin Woodsford weighed more than 24st at his heaviest and suffered a whole host of health problems. The amateur dramatics enthusiast suffered from diabetes, asthma, high blood…