A perk of taking the train: two extra days’ holiday Some businesses have signed up to Climate Perks, a new scheme that works with climate-conscious employers to offer at least two paid “journey days” per year to staff who travel on holiday by train, coach or boat instead of flying. These are for people to use to travel to and from their holiday destination. More than 30 companies have signed up so far, according to the charity Possible (formerly known as 10:10 Climate Action), which launched the scheme. … [Read more...] about Plane wrong: how your bosses should cut back on flights
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Reminiscing about her early days on the show, she recalled: 'I think I had no idea what to expect when I started I was 21 and you were told to talk as much as you could about your personal life because you were giving a piece of yourself.' … [Read more...] about How TV-am created a legion of stars: After Ulrika Jonsson reprised her weather girl role, FEMAIL reveals the VERY different paths its presenters have taken – from prime time stardom to selling jewellery on QVC
“I don’t think it is respectful to pose next to a dead animal that you have just shot. Where’s the empathy in that?” … [Read more...] about Love Island’s posh millionaire Ollie Williams exposed as bloodthirsty hunter who loves posing with dead animals
In Australia, the New South Wales and Victorian governments both issued alerts to health professionals about the virus, urging doctors to “consider novel coronavirus infection in patients with fever and respiratory symptoms and travel to Wuhan City, China in the 14 days before illness onset”. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus: what airport measures are in place to detect sick passengers?
Prior to treatment, because we were a same-sex couple, we had to undergo counselling to ensure we would be “good” parents. When I miscarried there was no counselling offered. Maybe this has changed now, but given my miscarriage and the experience of other people I know, it’s clear we need greater care and support. This is vital for our mental and physical wellbeing. Our bodies and minds have suffered a great trauma. We have been filled with pregnancy hormones, readying us to carry a child, to nourish it, watch it flourish and enter the world. To lose that causes tremendous distress. It’s not surprising then to read a study this week that suggests “one in six women who lose a baby in early pregnancy experience long-term symptoms of post-traumatic stress”. We need help. … [Read more...] about I ‘miscarried’ a child 20 years ago, and I know the language we use really matters