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A woman withdrawing vaccine from a vial

The scientist who designed the AstraZeneca vaccine is getting her own Barbie doll

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Lauren Geall
  • Dina-Asher-Smith World Champion Sprinter
    People

    Dina Asher-Smith lives her most surreal moment by becoming a Barbie

  • New Barbies.
    Life

    Barbie launches new inclusive dolls with vitiligo, no hair and prosthetic limbs

  • The Good News Report
    Life

    From a 7-year-old inventor to the cutest toddler reunion, this week’s feel-good news stories

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Life

Barbie releases pilot and engineer dolls to encourage girls into STEM

“It’s astounding that girls start believing they can’t follow a certain career path from as young as five and it’s our ambition we close this dream gap.”

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Katy Henderson
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Margot Robbie - Wolf of Wall Street
Life

Margot Robbie’s best roles, from I, Tonya to The Wolf of Wall Street

There's plenty to binge while we wait for the release of Once Upon a Time... In Hollywood.

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Aiden Wynn
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Margot Robbie Once Upon a Time... in Hollywood premier
Life

Margot Robbie explains the importance of the new Barbie film, and we’re into it

Here's everything we know so far.

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Hollie Richardson
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Astronaut Barbie has landed
Life

Astronaut Barbie has landed, and it’s one giant leap for women in STEM

NASA recently confirmed it is finally sending a woman to the moon.

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Hollie Richardson
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Anna Brech
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Barbie's latest muse is model and feminist activist Adwoa Aboah

The Adwoa doll empowers girls to believe that anything is possible

2019 good news: Toy manufacturer Mattel introduced a Barbie doll in a wheelchair.
People

There’s a new Barbie and she has a wheelchair

Another doll in the new diverse collection has a removable prosthetic leg

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Emily Baker
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Doctor Who costume
Life

Jodie Whittaker’s Doctor Who has been transformed into a limited-edition Barbie

Forget the usual hairbrush: this Barbie comes equipped with her very own sonic screwdriver

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Kayleigh Dray
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Beauty

The internet’s divided over this black Barbie’s hairstyle

“This is actually just embarrassing.”

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Ava Welsing-Kitcher
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People

Salma Hayek has weighed in on the Frida Kahlo Barbie controversy

"How could they make her a Barbie?"

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Emily Reynolds
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Visible Women

Women’s Daily Dispatch: The news you need to know on 6/3/18

Barbie announces new 'Inspiring Women' dolls, BrewDog’s ‘beer for girls’ backfires, and more

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Moya Crockett
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Fashion

Barbie now wears a hijab and was modelled on one very inspirational woman

It’s the first Barbie to ever wear a hijab

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Susan Devaney
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Moya Crockett
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What the new Ken dolls would say if you met them on Tinder

How many of these have you met IRL?

People

Amy Schumer pens powerful letter to fat-shaming trolls

“You will not determine my story – I will”

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Kayleigh Dray
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People

Amy Schumer to play Barbie in new live-action movie

But trolls have already slammed her as “too fat” for the role

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Kayleigh Dray
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Life

These feminist action figures have been nominated for Toy of the Year

Step aside, Barbie – there’s a new doll in town

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Kayleigh Dray
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Fashion

Charlotte Olympia has teamed up with Barbie

Charlotte Olympia's interpretation of Barbie world is brilliantly bonkers.

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Hayley Spencer
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Life

Women with poor body image are more likely to take dangerous risks

Low self-esteem can contribute to risky sexual behaviour and substance abuse

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Moya Crockett
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Life

There's now a more 'realistic' Ken doll

Because of course, body image pressure isn't exclusive to women.

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Hayley Spencer
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Hayley Spencer
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Barbie's diverse new dolls have landed - in swimwear

Mattel's new range of Barbies are body-confident and ready for the beach.

Fashion

Barbie's not the only one having a makeover: introducing dad-bod Ken

And bearded hipster ken and balding ken...

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Harriet Hall
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