New findings add twist to screen time limit debate

If screens are kept at an arm’s length, measures of well-being tend to improve.

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Meat consumption contributes to the murder of our planet

In a world where heatwaves will be longer, hotter, drier, and more frequent, now is the right time to start a serious conversation about animal agriculture, writes ...

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‘I supply more drugs than anybody else’ - El Chapo’ Guzman’s own words come back to haunt him

Ultimately, it may be Joaquin ‘El Chapo’ Guzman’s own words that come back to haunt him as he stands trial in the US accused of drug trafficking, ...

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Brexit deal reaction: ‘It’s still not clear if what lies beyond is a smooth exit lane or an abyss’

The experts predict that a defeat may be snatched from the jaws of victory, with logic lacking in the Brexit negotiations. From local concerns to the international ...

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Prison service whistleblower felt he had nowhere else to go

The Public Accounts Committee will today hear from another public servant who feels victimised after making a complaint, writes Michael Clifford.

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Brexit referendum - Second poll would halt the chaos

It is hard to imagine Theresa May surviving as British prime minister and leader of the Conservative Party, in light of the chaos unleashed by the resignation of ...

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Childhood obesity report - We need action, not more words

The report on tackling childhood obesity by the Oireachtas Committee on Children and Youth Affairs has been described by Chris Macey, head of advocacy with the Irish ...

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Rape trial underwear evidence - Under scrutiny

It is hard to imagine an item of female underwear becoming a global flag of protest.

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Readers' Blog: Appeal for toys and clothes

For the second year running, we at Food Not Bombs, a voluntary group, are collecting all sorts of toys and good clothes for the refugee families in Balseskin Direct ...

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Readers' blog: Demands for Brexit rerun an affront to democracy

Two former taoisigh, Bertie Ahern and John Bruton, were interviewed on RTÉ TV’s This week in Politics last Sunday, making a joint demand for rerunning ...

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