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On this week's All in the Mind with @claudiahammond, trigger warnings: the first empirical evidence that they do not work, myths about Van Gogh's mental health, and is multi-tasking a skill that can be learned? Listen now:
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Tommy is 19 and was excluded from nine schools. He tells his story of rejection, frustration and hope, and meets his old teacher to confront what happened. Can he turn his life around?
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This will put 5,000 UK jobs at risk, and a further 20,000 in the supply chain.
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Soho is, and always has been, a haven for society’s misfits and non-conformists. But like most parts of London, Soho doesn’t sit still – it’s always changing and shifting. Join Suggs (@MadnessNews) at 11.30am for a very special tour.
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RT @lucyportercomic: In recent years Lucy's become a mum of two and a middle-aged orphan. Now, she's considering her mum’s life and explori…

So then: crowdfunding! If you have a question about it for the Money Box panel or want to share your experience as a donor or as a fundraiser call 03700 100 444 after 1pm today, Wednesday 22nd May, or send an email before then to moneybox@bbc.co.uk
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"Sometimes I'm glad I couldn't have children. At least they were spared the shame I lived with."
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As @lukejerram’s moon artwork is installed at the @NHM_London, and at museums around the world, you might enjoy the smashing programme we got him to make about it. 🌖🎧
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The introduction of Karli is part of a new initiative from the show to offer support to children, foster parents and providers. ❤️
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"I never thought I'd be going to battle for a gay rat wedding, but here we are."
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"I never thought I'd be going to battle for a gay rat wedding, but here we are."
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🚀 Definitely the most gripping story you will listen to this week. Possibly this year.
the theme music is by @HansZimmer)
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RT @BBCPM: With our latest look at puffins and what they can tell us about climate change, join @Becky_Ripley and @EmilyPKnight as they go…

As @lukejerram’s moon artwork is installed at the @NHM_London, and at museums around the world, you might enjoy the smashing programme we got him to make about it. 🌖🎧
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MPs will get a vote on whether to hold another referendum if they back the EU Withdrawal Agreement Bill, Theresa May has said.
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RT @PatriciaNicol: There is a wonderful episode of Great Lives on @BBCRadio4 at the moment celebrating musicologist Alan Lomax. Has Shirley…

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  • Reason / Reason Magazine - Politics from a pragmatist libertarian point of view

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