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Christmas cancelled due to Covid-19: what should we do?

No, we might not get Christmas this year. Is that such a bad thing?

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Kayleigh Dray
  • Woman looking at renting website.
    Housing

    Can I move house in lockdown? Experts answer the big questions

  • climate change strike
    Environment

    This is what it’s really like being part of Extinction Rebellion

  • Guildford: The 10 best countryside locations to relocate to if you’re rethinking city life
    Housing

    The best countryside locations to relocate to if you’re rethinking city life

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Kamala Harris’ nieces are genuinely the best thing on Instagram
Politics

Kamala Harris’ nieces are genuinely the best thing on Instagram

We’re obsessed with Meena Harris’ Instagram feed, and how proud her daughters are of their Auntie Kamala.

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Kayleigh Dray
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“On edge, elated and exhausted”: American women react to the US presidential election results

American women give their honest reaction to the results of the Biden vs Trump US presidential election results

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Katy Harrington
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Joe Biden supporters celebrate his victory in the 2020 US election
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Why this reporter’s reaction to Joe Biden’s victory is going viral

If you watch any video today, make it this one.

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Lauren Geall
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Why Stacey Abrams is the real hero of the 2020 US election

But it’s not up to Black women to save the world.

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Moya Crockett
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How will the second lockdown differ from the first?

A new national lockdown has come into place across England – here’s everything you need to know.

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28 tweets that tell the story of last night’s US election rollercoaster (and it’s not over yet)

Twitter was on fire as the counting began across America. There was hope, worry, dismay, then hope again. Here are 28 tweets that sum up the drama.

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Katy Harrington
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Sarah McBride responds to making history with her US election win

“We did it. We won the general election.”

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Hollie Richardson
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Alexandria Ocasio Cortez
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The Squad share powerful responses to their US election 2020 wins

“Our sisterhood is resilient.”

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Hollie Richardson
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“If Biden wins, we can't stop fighting and if Trump wins, we must stay hopeful”

A young Black activist in the US looks ahead to the results of this year's polarising presidential election and says her work must continue no matter who wins.

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Olivia Pace
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“As an American in the UK, watching the US election unfold makes me feel nervous and hopeful”

An American who moved to London for love explains why, even though she loves her adopted home, when presidential elections roll round she longs to be in the US.

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Jennifer Barton
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“I voted for Trump in 2016, but I won’t be doing that this time”

As the polarising US Presidential election campaign approaches its denouement, a young American who voted for Trump in 2016 tells us why she changed her mind

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Katy Harrington
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Another inquiry into trans equality has been launched, and it’s a cause for concern

Here's why it isn’t an excuse to roll back existing transgender rights.

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#ENDSARS: one woman’s must-read eyewitness account from the frontline in Nigeria

Police brutality in Nigeria – read director of ActionAid Nigeria, Ene Obi's frontline eye-witness account

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Natalie Gil
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It was a grim week for reproductive rights. Here’s what you missed

From Poland to the US, this week was a reminder that abortion rights are never guaranteed.

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Moya Crockett
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“I’m now the fun police”: how 3 weeks of the 10pm curfew has really affected staff and customers

Sadiq Khan is calling for the curfew to be lifted.

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Hollie Richardson
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Why Taiwo Owatemi’s powerful speech on feeding families is going viral

It comes after yesterday’s debate around extending free school meals.

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Hollie Richardson
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EndSARS protestors in Nigeria
Politics

This how you can help the #EndSARS movement from the UK

Everything you need to know about what's going on in Nigeria.

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Lauren Geall
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40 dangerous myths about dating apps, sex and rape that must be challenged

The Crown Prosecution Service has released new guidance including a list of 40 dangerous myths often used in rape cases which they say must be challenged

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Jenn Selby
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13 times Jacinda Ardern showed the world what good leadership looks like

As the New Zealand prime minister wins her second term in office, we look back at the most iconic moments of her political career so far.

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“He stole from me and left me in £30k of debt”: what you need to know about economic abuse

Economic abuse is happening all around us in the UK but many victims are frightened to speak. Here a young woman explains how her abuser took over her finances.

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Katy Harrington
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