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Science

‘We want plastic to become taboo’: the rise in reusable water bottles

With unprecedented hot weather and the potential for widespread drought bringing the climate crisis into sharp focus, this summer has also been marked by an attendant interest in refillable water bottles. Size matters – the bigger and more motivational your bottle, the better. In 2021, the global reusable water bottle market was valued at $8.64bn. […]

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UK

‘Break taboo about poo to save lives’, says Dame Deborah James

The campaigner – whose Bowelbabe fund has raised £6.7million for cancer research – revealed she was given “days, maybe a week to live” a month ago. She is receiving end-of-life care at her parents’ home in Woking, Surrey, but continues to defy doctors’ expectations. Dame Deborah said: “As we all know, life doesn’t go according […]

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Showbiz

‘Real life is much worse’ Ricky Gervais defends ‘taboo’ jokes in Netflix series

During Tuesday’s The One Show, BBC hosts Alex Jones and Jermaine Jenas welcomed comedian Ricky Gervais and Professor Dame Sarah Gilbert onto the show. Alex and Jermaine spoke to Ricky about his new Netflix stand-up comedy special called Super Nature. The programme sees the comedian making fun of cancel culture with jokes about trans people, […]

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Finance

‘No longer a taboo:’ One in three could still be paying off their mortgage in retirement

A THIRD OF homeowners with a mortgage don’t think they will pay it off before they retire, according to explosive new research. Read more here Daily Express :: Finance Feed