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Repair Businesses Provide Antidote to Throwaway Culture
Offbeat  (tags: Business, Repair Service, USA )

Ray
- 1 hour ago - bbc.co.uk
The hall of a primary school in Brooklyn is unusually busy for a Saturday morning. This is a "pop-up repair" event, and it is drawing in the crowds
Why Dolly Parton Is Getting Married Again âEUR" at 70!
Offbeat  (tags: interesting )

Angie
- 2 hours ago - msn.com
Parton plans to sell the photos to benefit her Imagination Library literacy charity, an idea she was shocked her husband went along with. My husband is a loner, she says, of Dean, who has rarely been seen in public with his famous wife.
Emma Watson: Changing the World One Dress at a Time
Offbeat  (tags: culture, design, environment, ethics, humans, interesting, society, sustainable clothes, sustain )

RosemaryR
- 2 hours ago - edition.cnn.com
For the past few years, Watson has resolved that all of her red carpet appearances incorporate sustainable fashion. In the case of the Met gala, this meant the majority of the fabric used was made from Newlife, a yarn made from 100 percent post-consumer
Migrant Crisis: EU Plans Penalties for Refusing Asylum Seekers
Offbeat  (tags: Refugees Reforms, Fines, EU, Europe )

Ray
- 2 hours ago - bbc.co.uk
The European Commission has proposed reforms to EU asylum rules that would see stiff financial penalties imposed on countries refusing to take their share of asylum seekers.
NCT: The National Childbirth Trust's 60 Years of Advice
Offbeat  (tags: Charity, NCT, UK )

Ray
- 2 hours ago - bbc.co.uk
The NCT - National Childbirth Trust - is turning 60. The charity has supported millions of parents for their first 1,000 days - through pregnancy to their children's second birthdays
 

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