5 things we read this week…

Busy week? Haven’t had a chance to do more than skim the headlines? Heard that. We don’t always get a chance to share all the interesting things we read in the week. So, here’s a round-up of some stories you may have missed…

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Nigerian Islamic Officials Arrest 12 People in Raid of Alleged Gay Wedding Ceremony – via Vice Magazine
Islamic officials stormed a resort in a north Nigerian town on Monday, arresting 12 young men for allegedly planning a gay wedding.

READ: (Via Vice Magazine) http://news.vice.com/article/nigerian-islamic-officials-arrest-12-people-in-raid-of-alleged-gay-wedding-ceremony

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My battle with depression and the two things it taught me by Ben Locker
“I’ve spent a decade slipping in and out of depression, but thanks to the right medicine and loving people, I’m back to being me again.”

READ: (Via Guardian Comment is Free) http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2015/jan/30/battle-depression-taught-me-medicine-love

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Thousands gather in London to protest against lack of affordable housing
The March for Homes brings together campaigners, tenants and trade unionists to demand building of council homes and curbing of private rents

READ: (Via The Guardian) http://www.theguardian.com/society/2015/jan/31/hundreds-gather-london-march-for-homes-protest-city-hall-affordable-housing

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A point of view: Does technology make people touch each other less?
The sensation of human touch is disappearing in a computer age, and with it part of human nature, says the novelist Will Self.

READ: (via BBC Magazine) http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-31026410

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How Britain’s wealthy keep it in the family
Children of today’s super rich will still be wealthy in 300 years time. Modern-day descendants just as rich as Victorian ancestors, study found

Read more (Via Daily Mail): http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2934888/Keep-family-Children-today-s-super-rich-wealthy-300-years-time-study-reveals.html#ixzz3QWqMCB36 

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