Code First: Girls wants to break women into tech

Changing perceptions, building community and boosting confidence in women: This is how Code First: Girls aims to tackle massive gender imbalance in the tech industry.

Bobby Gillespie on working class opportunity in music

"I think there's something missing in rock music, it seems kind of pointless to me at the moment." With UK pop music now dominated by the middle class, Primal Scream are one of the last bastions of working class rock and roll. This is why Bobby Gillespie remains optimistic.

Connecting donkeys to humans

"To see the donkeys accepting that we're their friends and making that bond is just incredible to see." At this sanctuary, donkeys and humans help each other to overcome traumatic experiences.

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Raymond Watson made art out of a troubled past

This is the story of Raymond, who lost his freedom in the Irish Troubles and later found redemption in a prison relic.

Jilly Moss' daughter contracted measles

"They thought that she was a doll... That my husband was from a pharmaceutical company." After her baby contracted measles, this is Jilly Moss' passionate plea to ignore anti-vaccination claims online.

Life chances rich vs poor in the UK

If you are born into one of the UK's poorer families, you are likely to die 10 years younger than someone born into a wealthy family. This is how the rest of your life might compare.

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CEO chose to reduce working time to 5 hours

For some, working a 5 hour day is a dream. For these workers, it's a dream come true.

The UK vs the Netherlands on floods

Most of the UK is prone to flooding, and so is the Netherlands. This is why they're much better prepared. 🌊

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Matty Healy from The 1975 on his search for meaning

"I live in the UK in 2019. I’m angry." This is @musicforcarsera frontman Matty Healy's personal quest for meaning.

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Lewis Capaldi exposes himself on a Paris bus tour

"The Eiffel tower is a lot smaller in person. I've heard that before!" @lewiscapaldi has had number 1 hits in the UK and US, but he's never exposed himself on an open-top bus tour of Paris- until Brut invited him to. 🚌🇫🇷

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