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Prince Andrew: The Duke of York will be served notice of the sexual assault lawsuit against him by The High Court

There’s been a major development in the new lawsuit against Prince Andrew – what happens next?

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  • Simone Biles
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    Simone Biles speaks out about the lasting toll Larry Nassar’s abuse has had on her life

  • Coronavirus: 5 key takeaways from the government’s newly announced Covid-19 Autumn and Winter Plan
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    5 key takeaways from the UK’s Covid-19 autumn and winter plan

  • The silhouette of a young woman
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    The Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill will put vulnerable young women at risk, say experts

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Housing: 3.7 million private renters have been the victim of illegal behaviour from a landlord, says Shelter
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Is your landlord behaving illegally? Here’s what to do about it

Private renters, know your rights.

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Emma Raducanu lifting the trophy at the US Open
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Emma Raducanu celebrates in New York after her victory at the US Open

The 18-year-old took home the trophy after winning in straight sets.

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The Shameless Festival: charity Women of the World has launched a one-day festival of activism, featuring Emily Ratajkowski and Laura Bates
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This London feminist festival line-up will feature Emily Ratajkowski and Laura Bates

The Shameless! Festival explores activism against sexual violence in an accessible way.

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Lily Vanilli: Instagram’s favourite baker is launching a Regency-inspired afternoon tea in London – and it looks divine
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Live out your Bridgerton fantasies with this Regency-inspired afternoon tea

We can’t wait to try it.

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The government has launched a consultation on street safety – and it wants to hear your experiences

The Department for Transport is looking for women and girls to share their stories.

Free Britney: Britney Spears’ father says he will step aside in ongoing conservatorship battle
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Britney Spears’ father files court petition to end her 13-year conservatorship battle

Her lawyers are calling it a “mammoth legal victory.”

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What life is really like under the Taliban: an Afghan woman who escaped tells her story
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“What life is like under the Taliban”: an Afghan woman who escaped tells her story to Stylist

“I struggle to see any hope for the future.”

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Amy Beecham
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A woman campaigning in Texas
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This viral tweet highlights how draconian Texas’ 6-week abortion ban really is

The law came into effect on Wednesday.

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Lauren Geall
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A mother and daughter stand in front of their ruined home
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7 photographs that show the strength of Haitian women, even in the face of devastation

“I have collected all the possessions I have in a corner of what remains of my home.”

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Amy Beecham
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Police still need to do more to protect women from male violence, a new report has confirmed
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Why police are still failing to protect women from male violence

A new report highlights a falling domestic violence conviction rate and other “serious failures”.

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Amy Beecham
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Things to do in London: visit the new installation transforming Covent Garden into a neon wonderland this weekend
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This new installation is transforming Covent Garden into a neon wonderland

All of the lights.

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“The pandemic made it unbearable”: the women caught up in the hidden overtime epidemic

Here’s what they shared.

A woman thinking about conspiracy theories
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Why do people believe in conspiracy theories? Psychologists have the answer

Eye-opening stuff.

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Lauren Geall
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These 10 London postcodes are the most “affordable” for first-time buyers right now
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These are London’s most “affordable” postcodes (where a house still costs well over £250,000)

It’s somewhat good news for first-time buyers.

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Amy Beecham
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How the situation in Afghanistan is impacting women, and what can be done to help
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Britain has committed to taking in Afghan refugees – but what about the many left behind?

“With each and every day, the flaring conflict in Afghanistan is taking a greater toll on the country’s women and children.”

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Amy Beecham
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Lindsay MacMillion's quest for connection
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How one New Yorker’s quest for connection turned into a lesson of self-discovery

How one New Yorker went on a quest for connection after moving to London alone during the pandemic.

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R Kelly
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R Kelly’s sexual abuse trial is officially underway in New York

The singer is accused of crimes including kidnapping, forced labour and sexual exploitation.

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Lauren Geall
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Blaming women or mental health issues for mass shootings isn’t solving anything

Where does our impulse to ‘explain away’ acts of violence come from?

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Lauren Geall
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What is your “stress portrait”? This new AI tool can tell from just your voice

Here’s how to try it.

Malala Yousafzai
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Malala on the critical action needed to protect women and girls in Afganistan

“We need to talk more about the solutions right now.”

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Lauren Geall
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