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DM Weekly Digest 17/02/2023

Joint enterprise prosecutions to be monitored for racial bias


Joint enterprise prosecutions in England and Wales are to be monitored after a legal challenge from campaigners who argued it disproportionately targets black males and young men. Read more here.



Jakub Jankto: Czech Republic international midfielder comes out as gay


Czech Republic's Jakub Jankto "no longer wants to hide" as he becomes the first current international in men's football to publicly come out as gay. Read more here.



Thousands attend London vigil held in honour of murdered trans teenager Brianna Ghey


The vigil, attended by thousands of members of the LGBT community and allies was held to commemorate Brianna’s life, and mourn her in a safe and solemn environment. Read more here.



You don’t have to be young to build muscle: how women are breaking fitness taboos


Online, stock images tend to show older women exercising with featherlight weights. Personal trainer Anna Jenkins knew this wasn’t representative – so she set up an alternative shoot. Read more here.



York railway station is the UK's best for disability access - survey


York railway station has been named the most accessible station for disabled travellers anywhere in the country. Read more here.



Mental health and wellbeing improving among UK industry, according to Film and TV Charity survey


The UK’s Film and TV Charity’s 2022 mental health survey has found that 80% of those working in the industry have sensed positive change in culture and behaviours. Read more here.



Custodians of Knowledge: 5 Reasons Indigenous Peoples Hold the Key to Our Planet’s Future


Indigenous communities protect more than 80% of the world's remaining biodiversity. Read more here.



Nicola Bulley: Women criticise police for 'victim blaming' after they share her struggles with menopause


Lancashire Police's decision to disclose personal details about Ms Bulley has met a significant backlash. Read more here.



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