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Need a 10-minute break? Step into the Reading Room…

The Emmys, women in sport, and recipes for lunch.

LOOKING FOR SOME articles and videos to help break up the afternoon, but only have 10 minutes to spare?

Try these nuggets for size – all take 10 minutes or less to enjoy.

1. Amazing orangutans

Baby orangutan at Twycross Zoo A two-week-old orangutan with mother Kibriah Source: Rui Vieira

Sandra Hoyn took some incredible photographs of orangutans in Indonesia – including one of a 14-year-old who was injured after venturing into an oil plantation. Telling the apes’ story has becom a passion of hers [New York Times Lens - 4mins 30 secs]

2. ‘Can we wake up mummy now?’

guardian mum

Joanna Moorhead meets Andrew Quew, who arrived home from work one evening to find his daughter playing near the body of her mother. Their story is told in this moving interview. [The Guardian - mins]

3. Why we need more sportswomen on the TV

Derval O'Rourke with her World Indoor Championship gold in 2006 Source: Getty Images/INPHO

There has been a lot of talk of late about female sportswomen, and the lack of coverage of their games. Athlete Derval O’Rourke has some strong words for the critics. [Irish Examiner - 5 mins]

4. Suicide in Ireland

Source: Graham Jones/YouTube

Director Graham Jones‘ latest feature tackles the subject of suicide. It features an ensemble cast, who all play mourners driving to the funeral of a loved one. The film was released in time for World Suicide Prevention Day, 10 September. Find out more here. [Graham Jones - 3 mins trailer]

5. Packing a healthy lunch

kitchn healthy lunch

Struggling with packing a healthy lunch, or looking for some new inspiration? Let these recipes and readers’ tips from The Kitchn sort you out. [The Kitchn - 1 min for article, 20 mins for comments]

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