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  1. April 23rd 2014

    London’s ‘hidden homes’

    Thousands of people in London are living in hidden homes - often in disturbing conditions - because they cannot afford to live elsewhere. The BBC has found people paying to...
  2. April 23rd 2014

    Study: Pakistani men want smaller families

    Men show increasing interest about family planning and contraception due to the financial challenges of raising large families. This concern has increased spousal communication about family size and contraceptive use....
  3. April 23rd 2014

    UK approves major renewable energy projects

    The UK government has agreed deals to financially support eight major new renewable energy projects which between them will power millions of homes. Five of the schemes are offshore windfarms, which...
  4. April 22nd 2014

    Italy’s women shun childbearing

    MILAN— Fiorella Fiori took her mother aside years ago to break the news: She planned to never have children. Despite pressure from family and friends, she has stuck to her...
  5. April 21st 2014

    PM patron Lovelock exhibition in London

    From the Science Museum Delve into the archives of James Lovelock, one of Britain’s most important living scientists and inventors, in our new exhibition. Featuring previously unseen materials acquired by the...
  6. April 20th 2014

    Stanford study: Mass extinction looms

    With a steadily increasing world population, the issue of protecting wildlife is a concern because more space is being consumed across the globe. Stanford University researchers suggest providing "human-altered landscapes."...
  7. April 20th 2014

    World Bank must support family planning

    From IPPF: The World Bank must do better when it comes to reproductive health, according to a new report by IPPF. At an event co-organized by IPPF and the White...
  8. April 19th 2014

    Shanghai hospitals brace for baby boom

    About 15,000 couples will welcome a second child this year as a result of changes to the city's family planning regulations, authorities said Thursday. The effect of the law...
  9. April 19th 2014

    Contraception is not the issue!

    From the Population Institute> Every woman in the world should be able to space or limit her births. At a minimum, that means every woman should have access to the contraceptive...
  10. April 19th 2014

    English primary schools ‘mighty crowded’

    It's been an anxious time for hundreds of thousands of families in England, finding out where their children are going to be starting primary school in September. What's made this...