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New research co-authored by the University of Birmingham shows unpaid carers seeking formal help with their physical and mental health during the lockdown were unable to access it.
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28 June 2023
Mother Teresa: The Saint and Her Nation by Dr Gëzim Alpion, has won an Association of Catholic Publishers Excellence in Publishing Award 2023.
27 June 2023
Professor Jennifer Allsopp on the 'heroic' coverage of the Titan submersible, versus the dehumanising 'tragic tropes' used to cover the sinking of small boats.