Suicide is the biggest killer of men under the age of 45 in the UK. The charity Brothers in Arms believes, “There is a cultural barrier preventing men from seeking help because they are expected to be in control at all times, and failure to be seen as such feels like a weakness and a loss of masculinity. “We want men to believe that they can seek and find help when they need it so that male suicide can be prevented.”

Every year, Christmas brings with it a vast assortment of seasonal food and drink. Christmas markets become our go-to day trip for the holiday season, and with the big day creeping ever closer, it is high time to start getting excited. With so many to choose from, how do you decide? We’re here to help with the ultimate list of Europe’s most unmissable Christmas markets.

It’s that time of year; the fires are lit, you’re stuffed full of food and all you want to do is curl up with a good book. I’ve put together a list of 10 books that will keep you entertained this holiday season.

Edible insects could be the future of sustainable protein, a new report released by the University of Leeds has revealed . However, there were a number of issues raised that may prohibit this cuisine becoming the norm too soon.

Today has seen an international day of strikes — a mass protest against the world’s governments, demanding that they stand up to climate change. In total, schools in over 100 countries have participated.

Since Ben and Jerry’s was founded almost 40 years ago, it has always strived towards bringing social justice and giving back to the community, working hard to make its actions both socially and environmentally friendly.

In the UK, there are over 70,000 children in care, with a further 277,000 on ‘Child in Need’ plans. Frontline is a charity providing training in social work, “with a mission to transform the lives of vulnerable children by recruiting and developing outstanding individuals to be leaders in social work and broader society”. Frontline offers a range of excellent schemes for undergraduates, final-year students, as well as graduates and people who want a career change. Training as a social worker involves working with the third sector and really making a difference to individuals.

Over the last few months, climate change has been the topic on everyone’s lips. But just how often do we see the solutions to it on our screens?

Over the past few months, the topic on everyone’s minds has been climate change: how we need to stop using fossil fuels, halt mass deforestation, stop polluting the oceans with endless plastic , and curb the increasing temperatures and related droughts .

Not only has Brexit detracted from other more important issues, but the last years have seen a major sidelining of the vulnerable in the UK.

Matilda Martin

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