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Five amazing long reads to catch up on this weekend


We pick five fascinating and gripping long articles you might have missed this week that now you can get lost in...

The Cut outlined everything you need to know about ghost sex - yes it's a real thing - and doesn't only exist in the Demi Moore movie. Find out exactly how it works and whether you've had it.

What simple task can transform the way we think? The New Yorker' explores the interesting correlation between walking and thinking. Here's what a brisk morning walk on a crowded street or a calm lunchtime stroll can do for you.

Find out what happened when a woman invited friends, neighbours, relatives, clients, Facebook friends (who'd like to hang out in real life) and travellers passing through, to her home for a dinner of spaghetti and meatballs.

What if the fondest memory of your childhood wasn't real? The Science of Us uncovers the amazing and (slightly) worrying phenomenon of how our surroundings implant fake memories into our minds.

A hilarious and moving account of when one woman met her boyfriend's eccentric family during a trip to Ireland.



Victoria Beckham on workouts, shopping in M&S and finally feeling she has nothing to prove


Scarlett Johansson welcomes baby girl with fiancé Romain Dauriac


The golden rules for contouring your make-up


A-list Instagram pics of the week


Sofia Vergara: the Modern Family star's career and style evolution


Bare-faced beauty: meet the women who go make-up free every day



Ramadan: The best places to break your fast in London

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10-year-old survivor’s letter to Ariana Grande is beyond beautiful

“I really hope you’re not too scared”

by Kayleigh Dray
26 May 2017

It’s official: this easy email hack is guaranteed to boost read rates

Make your emails stand out in your recipient's inbox with one simple trick

by Jasmine Andersson
26 May 2017

Fathers pay more attention to daughters than sons, new study shows

Dads are also "more emotionally engaged" with girls

by Anna Brech
26 May 2017

Men are totally devastated by this women-only Wonder Woman screening

Who knew they were such big fans of Diana Prince?

by Moya Crockett
26 May 2017

Dog breaks into studio to help reporter read the news

The internet is obsessed with this live news blooper (and for good reason)

by Kayleigh Dray
26 May 2017

“Get over yourself”: gymnast hits back at stranger who judged her arms

Alexandra Raisman responds to “rude and uncomfortable” incident

by Anna Brech
26 May 2017

Fighting for their rights: the heroic teens battling period taboos

"I wasn’t allowed to comb my hair, look in the mirror, attend school, read and write."

by Sarah Biddlecombe
25 May 2017

Twitter responds to terror threat level the only way it knows how

#BritishThreatLevels showcases the self-deprecating humour we Brits seem to love

by Amy Swales
25 May 2017

Game of Thrones fans, the trailer for season 7 is finally here...

And, yes, we've analysed the entire thing for you...

by Jasmine Andersson
25 May 2017