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    27 tweets that tell the story of the riots at the US Capitol

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The Biden-Harris press team will be entirely led by women
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Every single member of the Biden-Harris press team will be a woman

“I am proud to announce today the first senior White House communications team composed entirely of women,” says the President-elect.

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Kayleigh Dray
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Kamala Harris’ nieces are genuinely the best thing on Instagram
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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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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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Hollie Richardson
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Sarah McBride responds to making history with her US election win

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

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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poland abortion protest 2020
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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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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.

EndSARS protestors in Nigeria
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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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Jacinda Ardern
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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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Lauren Geall
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Why no one can agree if the lockdown “circuit breaker” is a good idea

Will England go into full lockdown for three weeks?

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Hollie Richardson
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Kamala Harris and US Vice President Mike Pence during the vice presidential debate in Kingsbury Hall at the University of Utah on October 7, 2020, in Salt Lake City, Utah. (Photos by Robyn Beck and Eric BARADAT / AFP) (Photo by ROBYN BECK,ERIC BARADAT/AFP via Getty Images)
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Kamala Harris just showed us exactly how to deal with “manterrupting”

“Men love to speak over women all the damn time, but Kamala said ‘not today!’”

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Kayleigh Dray
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What Amy Coney Barrett’s Supreme Court nomination could mean for abortion rights in America

Trump’s latest move could present a very real threat to the legal protection of reproductive care.

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Lauren Geall
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“Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s death makes me fear for America’s future”

We've lost an inimitable trailblazer – and everything is at stake.

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Meriam Ahari
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