Poet Mascha Kaléko's inspirational act when she refused literary prize for work

Poet Mascha Kaléko's inspirational act when she refused literary prize for work

She was a German-Jewish poet who captured the life of ordinary people in her words. Mascha Kaléko is being celebrated in the Google Doodle today, on the anniversary of her final reading in Berlin’s America Memorial Library in 1974. Born in 1907 in Poland, Mascha…

How £500 voucher plan to save the high street could work

How £500 voucher plan to save the high street could work

The Chancellor is said to be considering giving out vouchers to boost struggling high streets – but how would it work? Many business owners have been left worried about the future, but the new proposals could give shops a boost after lockdown. The Resolution Foundation…

Allow asylum seekers to work, says MP, as many are living on just £5 a day

Allow asylum seekers to work, says MP, as many are living on just £5 a day

Asylum seekers who are living on as little as £5 per day should be allowed to apply for work, says a UK MP. Currently, the rules state that those who have applied for asylum are not permitted to take employment in the UK. But some…

NASA offering £28,000 in prizes to design toilet that will work on the Moon

NASA offering £28,000 in prizes to design toilet that will work on the Moon

NASA is offering $35,000 (£28,000) in prizes to anyone who designs a toilet that can be used on the Moon. The famous space agency has set its sights on the Moon once more with the organisation eying a 2024 visit to the lunar surface. But…

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