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- The Daily Mail reports that for the first time, scientists have identified the brain cells most vulnerable to Alzheimer’s disease.
- A TUC survey of 50,000 women in the UK shows that 71% of working mothers who asked to be furloughed since schools shut have been refused.
- This week marked the third anniversary of open banking in the UK, which has seen incredible progress, with a surge in users, API calls, open banking payments and third party providers making use of the technology, according to Finextra.
- The Prince of Wales discusses his Terra Carta project and the importance of the private sector in taking action to fight climate change in an interview with CNN.
- BBC News examines how the pandemic has encouraged consumers to be more ethical and environmentally conscious.
- The crown prince of Saudi Arabia has announced plans for a 100-mile linear, walkable city for a million residents, to be powered entirely by renewable energy.
- MIT engineers have created a hybrid-electric plane capable of reducing aviation pollution by 95% and the number of early deaths associated with the emissions at a rate of 92%.
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