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Fast food shops ‘flooding high streets’

Image copyright Jack Taylor/ Getty Images Image caption Businesses are being consulted by government about adding calorie labelling to menu UK high streets have the maximum concentration of fast food outlets in almost a decade, figures show. Despite town halls attempting to limit their spread, in most areas the number of takeaways per 100,000 people …

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The ‘indelible mark’ that exposure to hunger foliages on children

Kerry Wright didn’t feel hungry. Not in the way you might expect. Her tummy grumbled, yes, she could hear it. She just couldn’t feel it. She called it “starvation mode”. Wright, a mom of three living in Aberdeen, had hit a low phase. But she needed to provide for her children, who then were just …

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‘I’m surrounded by people – but I feel so lonely’

When the BBC launched the Loneliness Experiment on Valentine’s Day 2018 a staggering 55,000 people from around the world completed the survey, stimulating it the largest analyze of loneliness yet. Claudia Hammond, who provoked the project, looks at the findings and spoke to three people about their experiences of loneliness. “It’s like a void, a …

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People Who Attend Worship Services Regularly Are Happier Than Others, Study Suggests

People who are active members of a religious community are more likely than those who don’t have those strong religious ties to describe themselves as “very happy, ” a new Pew Research Center study has seen. After analyzing data from over 20 nations, Pew researchers concluded that people who regularly participate in religious congregations tend …

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The future of Lululemon: Men’s clothes, shampoo and suitcases

New York( CNN Business) Lululemon pulled in $3.3 billion in sales last year. But to become bigger, Lululemon will reach beyond its strength in women’s yoga gasps. “Men’s is one of our largest and most exciting areas of future growth, ” chief executive Calvin McDonald said last month. He came to Lululemon from Sephora in …

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NI’s ‘oldest married couple’ going strong

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionThe pair of 100-year-olds are still in love after 76 years Nellie Graham is celebrating her 100th birthday and she is in good company. Her husband, Joe, marked the same milestone last August. The County Antrim pair, who still live independently at their Randalstown bungalow, are thought …

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