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Working from home could ruin your sleep and stifle your career


Is working from home really the answer to the ultimate work-life balance?


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Wintringham clocks up three decades housing older homeless people


People over 55 are increasingly among those looking for a permanent home.


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Is the midlife crisis the great equaliser?


After years of debate, new research proves the "midlife crisis" is real and it's likely to affect everyone regardless of gender, sexuality or class.


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The Fitzroy Diaries part 8: The street party


At the street party, everybody’s there. Everyone, that is, except for Luminous Ute Guy. Zahra and the kids paint a chalk world under the chairs and don’t worry because there’s leftover pav for everyone.


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Leather Soul: Bob Murphy on life and football


Imagine working towards something your whole life, only to find that when it happens, you are literally sitting on the sidelines.


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Can you die of a broken heart?


When actress Debbie Reynolds died a day after her daughter Carrie Fisher, it was branded as heart-break. So is it possible to die of a broken heart?


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Life in 500 Words: where spur-of-the-moment choices take us


How a spontaneous decision to pick up a hitchhiker at a round-about changed Janice Murray's life forever.


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The Fitzroy Diaries part 7: The incident


The old Nonna’s house goes up for auction. Alan, 83, who used to play with her as a kid, seems bereft. Greg and the couple from up the road — is it Alec and Marcus? — conspire to make things better. And Luminous Ute Guy shows his true colours.


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What do you do when the "worst thing possible" actually happens?


When Mike Rolls lost two fingers on his right hand and both his legs, he was physically transformed. But he says it was the mental transformation that followed, which was far more life changing.


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The friendship of two 'miracle workers': Fred Hollows and Sanduk Ruit


Dr Sanduk Ruit is said to have restored eyesight to more people than any doctor in history. He credits Fred Hollows as the man who gave him the audacity to pursue his humanitarian vision.


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