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DM Weekly Digest 10/03/2023

Gary Lineker says he'll present Match Of The Day as normal on Saturday amid migrant tweet row


In a rapidly developing story, the former footballer compared language used to launch the government policy with 1930s Germany. His remarks have sparked a row over whether he adhered to the BBC's impartiality guidelines. Read more here.



Two-thirds of UK women say childcare duties affected career progression


Two-thirds of women with childcare responsibilities believe they have missed out on career progression as a direct result, business leaders have warned, amid growing pressure on the government to boost support for parents. Read more here.



Love, Faith and Me: My Hindu Coming-Out Story


28-year-old Anish came out as gay ten years ago. He’s since felt disconnected from his faith and the wider Hindu community, but now wants to find out if he can celebrate being both gay and Hindu. Watch here.



Researchers optimistic about potential new treatment for endometriosis


UK trial of first non-hormonal drug for condition may lead to ‘long overdue’ innovation in relieving often debilitating pain. Read more more.



The inspirational Cardiff mums coming together to help young people overcome barriers


Samia Egeh, Mimo Hersi, Zainab Ibrahim, and Muna Noor co-founded United2Change. Read more here.



Yulduz and Fariba Hashimi: Escaping the Taliban, chasing a dream


The sisters were born in one of the most remote, conservative provinces in Afghanistan, where it was practically unheard of to see women cycling. Read more here.



Elon Musk apologizes after publicly mocking Twitter employee with disability


Elon Musk has apologized after publicly mocking a Twitter employee with a disability who was uncertain if he had been laid off by the social media company. Read more here.



Doctors with autism speak out against stigma


Surveys suggest that about 1 percent of doctors — primarily general practitioners and psychiatrists — have autism. Read more here.



Idris Elba: Diversity is ‘now part of our fabric’


When actor Idris Elba first received the scripts for the gritty detective series Luther he thought it was a drama about the American singer Luther Vandross. Read and watch more here.



Sex worker, survivor, Māori TV star: world’s first transgender MP remembered as trailblazer


Georgina Beyer was a formidable force for New Zealand’s rainbow community, pushing reforms on sex work and civil unions. Read more here.