Tag Archives: Columbia

#R2BC Thursday’s #GoodNews – An Army for Good

The most important news today has to be in Health, from the record drop in Polio cases in Pakistan to the proposed plan for a ‘Global Army’ of medics to help fight crises such as Ebola. However, the stories that move me today are of music. I’ve been doing a lot of singing recently with […]
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#R2BC Monday’s #GoodNews – Bye Bye Cancer

Looks like it’s ALL about cancer today. Improved survival rates for Childhood Cancers, new Lung Cancer treatment milestone and a treatment that could shrink melanoma by 60%. So in short…WOW. Who knows what tomorrow may bring. Drug Combination Shrinks Melanoma by 60% Gentler Cancer Treatment increases Child Cancer Survival Lung Cancer Treatment in Milestone Trial […]
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#R2BC Tuesday’s #GoodNews

Ireland votes Yes to Same-Sex Marriage Freeze on UK Government Minister’s pay Announced Brain-Reading Implant Controls Robotic Arm Farc Rebels push ahead with Peace Talks UK & Russia Resume Syria Talks Australian Treasurer asks State & Territory Governments to Scrap Consumption Tax on Sanitary Products IED Safely Detonated near US Capitol LHC Smashes Energy Record […]
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#R2BC Tuesday’s #GoodNews

Another good day, as peace talks restart in Cyprus, a crackdown in illegal mines in Columbia, and Sri Lanka starts to protect all of it’s Magrove Forests. Doing the right thing, is not always easy, but even small steps can make a difference, can build momentum and can lead to big changes. 🙂 Cyprus Peace […]
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#R2BC Monday’s #GoodNews – Ebola Free

After all the stress of past months it’s great to hear that the World Health Organisation has declared Liberia Ebola Free after weeks without a new case. It’s also a great day for rights and equality as South Africa’s opposition party the Democratic Alliance has elected its first Black leader. Andy Murray has claimed his […]
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#R2BC Wednesday’s #GoodNews – Courage it was Called

A little Seth Lakeman to start the day in honour of the brave volunteers of the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI). Not all their rescues hit the news but here is some footage of an amazing rescue off the Isle of Lewis. With Solar Impulse setting a new record I’m reminded that we’re surrounded by […]
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#R2BC Monday’s #GoodNews – On the Level

Solar Plane Begins Round World Flight President Obama Pushes for Equality on International Women’s Day Ukrainian Rebels Pull Heavy Weapons from Front Line Dawn Probe achieves Ceres Orbit FARC to help Clear Landmines UK Business Costs Fall US Adds 295000 Jobs in February Mosques & Police Work Together to fight Domestic Abuse Baby saved after […]
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#R2BC Wednesday’s #GoodNews

With my Daughter visiting things are a bit manic at Chez Nomad but please enjoy these amazing stories. 😀 Limpet teeth found to be the Hardest Biological Substance Yet Found New approach may have produced HIV Vaccine Lunar New Year Celebrations Begin FARC will discharge Fighters under 15 Syria to stop Aleppo Strikes for 6 […]
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#R2BC Monday’s #GoodNews – Listen Close

It’d be easy for me to sit here and see England Men’s & Women’s 6 Nations Victories as the greatest news from the weekend. However, that would be selling the last few days very short. The story making me smile the most hits closer to home. Medical technology moves on everyday, but the development of […]
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#R2BC Thursday’s #GoodNews

When I first published this blog I was a little down, as much as there was some amazing news, when I see peace deals it’s understandable to be a little nervous. However, looking at my Twitter Widget I saw two stories I’d retweeted that give me genuine joy and hope. Sometimes it pays to look […]
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