The Berlin project where migrants make refugee boats into bags

A scrap of discarded plastic boat provided the inspiration for a business employing migrants in Berlin 

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The Newcastle social enterprise making jobs from mushrooms

Urban Mushrooms was set up by Jeff Hurst, the chief executive of YMCA Newcastle, after he learned about growing mushrooms in coffee grounds

A 'bleeding' vegan burger is on sale at Honest Burger

The fake-meat burger is on sale at . Honest Burger in Kings Cross from Tuesday July 10 and in Tesco later in the summer

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How to find a job that gives you a sense of purpose

A whole industry has sprung up around helping people who feel unfulfilled at work. What should you do if you get the itch to try something different?

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New app uses rewards to tackle smartphone addiction

Hold, which is now available to UK students, has been downloaded by around 40% of the higher education population of Norway

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