New ways to confront the scourge of mental illness are emerging

From ‘recovery colleges’ to school mindfulness lessons, our approach to the problem is shifting

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More light, more sun, May brings gardeners the promise of an endless summer

Get sowing – summer squash, sweet peas, calendula, tagetes, peas, salad – and enjoy this special time of year

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Reforesting the world: the Australian farmer with 240m trees to his name

Tony Rinaudo’s regeneration technique, developed in west Africa 30 years ago, has helped bring back forest over 6m hectares

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G20 nations still led by fossil fuel industry, climate report finds

Coal, oil and gas subsidies risking rise in global temperatures to 3.2C, well beyond agreed Paris goal

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Indonesia tsunami: food and water run out as death toll tops 1,200

Residents block roads to intercept aid deliveries as police and troops guard fuel and shops in stricken city of Palu

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Indonesia tsunami: death toll rises to 844 as rescuers struggle to get to victims – live

Authorities warn toll could reach ‘thousands’ after 6m waves and earthquake struck city of Palu in Sulawesi

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Health chiefs to set social media time limits for young people

Health secretary Matt Hancock will direct chief medical officer to draw up official guidelines amid growing concern about link to mental illness

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‘I’m $100k in debt. I’m drowning’: teachers share their stories – live

Join us as teachers tell their stories of chronic underfunding in schools – and how it affects their job and their students’ futures

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Get stuck in: four healing honey recipes

Maximise honey’s medicinal properties with these easy ideas, from breakfast to snacks and a bedtime drink

From coughs to cakes: why honey is the bee’s knees

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From coughs to cakes: why honey is the bee’s knees

Honey should be your first line of treatment for a cough – but don’t just reach for it when you have the sniffles. Sourced everywhere from Zambian forests to Irish meadows and London rooftops, there is a flavour to suit everyone

Get stuck in: four healing honey recipes

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