Christobel Hastings

Christobel Hastings is a London-based journalist covering pop culture, feminism, LGBTQ and lore.

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    TV

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    People

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    Skincare

    “How I created a platform to address the neglect of darker skin tones in the beauty world"

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Wellbeing

“I changed the way I drank during lockdown and here’s what I learned”

As the world moves out of lockdown living, mindful drinking is on the rise.

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Annie Mac
People

Annie Mac shares an inspiring message about representation as she bids farewell to Radio 1

The superstar DJ has departed the BBC after 17 years.

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Alex Scott
People

Alex Scott has no time for classist comments about her accent, thank you very much

The broadcaster spoke up in defence of her working class roots following criticism of her Olympics coverage.

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Zola Taylour Paige Riley Keough
Film

Everyone is talking about Zola, the stranger-than-fiction film based on a viral Twitter thread

“Y’all wanna hear a story about why me and this bitch here fell out?”

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Pride 2021: LGBTQ+ businesses in London to support now and forever

Celebrate your post-lockdown freedom with a visit to these brilliant LGBTQ businesses.

Actor Helen McCrory, best known for her memorable roles in Harry Potter, The Queen, and Peaky Blinders, has died at the age of 52.
Entertainment

Peaky Blinders just wrapped filming with a special tribute to Helen McCrory

The late actor played the formidable Polly Gray in the hit crime drama.

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Demi Lovato iHeartRadio Music Awards
People

Demi Lovato has some powerful words about the joy of finally living authentically

“If I had listened to the patriarchy, my life would have never changed.”

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Halston Netflix
TV

Ewan McGregor transforms into a fashion legend in the new trailer for Halston

The show chronicles the life of the famed American fashion designer Roy Halston Frowick.

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Lucy Liu
Celebrity

Lucy Liu reflects on how Charlie’s Angels helped “move the needle” for Asian representation

In a new essay, the award-winning actor reflected on her fight to dismantle stereotypes.

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Elliot Page
Celebrity

Elliot Page opens up about the joy of being trans in a powerful new Oprah interview

The actor spoke candidly about the "life-changing" experience of transitioning.

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Miquita and Andi Oliver
Family & Friends

Miquita Oliver: 'How cooking with my mum over lockdown transformed our relationship'

The broadcaster on cooking, community, and keeping connected during the pandemic

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Dr. Oetker
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Kristen Wiig and Annie Mumolo are teaming up to reimagine these classic fairytale villains

The Bridesmaids duo are back in action.

Taylor Swift
Opinion

Taylor Swift’s Fearless just made UK chart history

"Head first, Fearless."

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Actor Helen McCrory, best known for her memorable roles in Harry Potter, The Queen, and Peaky Blinders, has died at the age of 52.
Celebrity

Helen McCrory’s most memorable roles, from Harry Potter to The Queen

A majestic star of stage and screen.

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Entertainment

Fancy switching careers? Naomi Scott has some inspiring words for you

There’s no one right path when it comes to pursuing your dreams.

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Film

Phoebe Waller-Bridge is starring in the sequel of this iconic adventure franchise

Fedora and whip at the ready!

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Health

Everything you need to know about zinc

First, it's a nutritional powerhouse

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Imedeen
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What happens to your skin through the decades of your life

Your skin is constantly changing - so make your skincare routine is too

Life

5 ways to be happy on your own, according to a therapist

Get comfortable with your own company...

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Clinique