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Woman packing presents in her car

People are sharing their strong (and divided) views on the Christmas bubble rules

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Hollie Richardson
  • Woman serving drinks
    Politics

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

  • Dispatches: Growing Up Poor aired on Channel 4 this week.
    Opinion

    This 2019 documentary perfectly predicted what is happening in the UK right now

  • Taiwo Owatemi MP
    Politics

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

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Coronavirus
Politics

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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Senior woman with facial mask - stock photo
Opinion

The elderly aren’t expendable, so why do we talk about Covid as if they are?

“We shouldn’t expect our grandparents to lock themselves away so we can have an extra pint.”

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Kayleigh Dray
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Lockdown rules: Group of young women sitting in restaurant and making selfie. All wear face mask. New normal concept.
Opinion

How lockdown rules put a literal price on maintaining friendships

“I can’t meet up with my family at home, but I can go to the pub. What gives?”

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Kayleigh Dray
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Care homes during pandemic.
Life

What does today’s announcement really mean for care homes this winter?

The government has just announced its “winter care home action plan”.

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Hollie Richardson
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Hollie Richardson
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The Gogglebox reaction to this week’s coronavirus news speaks volumes

“Breaking news! The government’s rules are a bit confusing”

Brexit news 2020
Life

The Brexit news you nearly missed because of ‘that’ lockdown announcement

The government is having one heck of a week.

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Hollie Richardson
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Operation Moonshot: Prime Minister Boris Johnson attends a virtual press conference at Downing Street on September 9, 2020 in London, England. As from Monday September 14, people in England will only be allowed to socialise in groups of six or less people following the announcement from the Prime Minister. This is to help curb the recent rise in Coronavirus cases. (Photo by Stefan Rousseau- WPA Pool/Getty Images)
Long Reads

Why people are so angry about Boris Johnson’s ‘moonshot’ plans

Trust us: it only gets worse once you’ve learned the meaning behind the name ‘moonshot’.

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Kayleigh Dray
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Mrs America: Margo Martindale as Bella Abzug, Uzo Aduba as Shirley Chisholm, and Elizabeth Banks as Jill Ruckelshaus
Life

The vital lesson we must take away from Mrs America

This star-studded TV show might be set in the 1970s, but its story is strikingly relevant to today’s society.

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Kayleigh Dray
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Boris Johnson
Opinion

Boris Johnson just took responsibility for the care home crisis – so what will he do about it?

“I take full responsibility for what has happened.”

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Hollie Richardson
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Employees pull pints at the Lordship pub in East Dulwich on July 04, 2020 in London, England. The UK Government announced that Pubs, Hotels and Restaurants can open from Saturday, July 4th providing they follow guidelines on social distancing and sanitising. (Photo by John Phillips/Getty Images)
Life

Everyone has an opinion on the pubs reopening, but let’s resist turning on each other

Three pubs have already been forced to close after customers tested positive for Covid-19.

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Kayleigh Dray
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A group of people coronavirus
Opinion

The frustrating reality of Leicester’s lockdown, and how it feels to live there now

Black and Asian communities continue to be let down and are disproportionately suffering

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Renuka Odedra
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Hollie Richardson
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MPs just debated a petition to give health and social care workers a pay rise

But it's led to some frustration on Twitter.

Set of headphones and laptop computer lying on unmade bed during Corona virus crisis. - stock photo
Life

“Am I the only one who feels more isolated now that lockdown is lifting?”

Is anyone else feeling incredibly bored and lonely right now?

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Kayleigh Dray
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Marcus Rashford free school dinners
Opinion

Can Marcus Rashford’s campaign break the stigma around money and poverty shame?

Free school meals only scratch the surface of a much bigger issue.

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Hollie Richardson
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Support bubble for single people in lockdown.
Life

Support bubble: “I feel guilty for choosing a fling over my mum and mates”

Single women respond to the latest lockdown rules.

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Hollie Richardson
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Immigration bill: clap for carers is hypcritical
Life

Caroline Nokes should not have to apologise for asking Boris Johnson these questions

She challenged him on the lack of female voices being heard in the pandemic.

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Hollie Richardson
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People

This is exactly how angry Twitter is with the “gaslighting” govt response to Dominic Cummings

Fury and disbelief as Boris Johnson issues a full defence of his aide who travelled under lockdown.

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Anna Brech
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Rosie Duffield
Life

Rosie Duffield just challenged Boris Johnson over silencing women – this was his reply

Hmmm, is this really an acceptable explanation?

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Hollie Richardson
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Kayleigh Dray
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Why the Gogglebox takedown of the government’s lockdown advice proved so illuminating

It was unconventional, granted, but it served a purpose.

Coronavirus Stay Alert messaging.
Opinion

This is how “muddled messaging” has cost the lives of the most vulnerable

Emiliy Maitlis has the perfect response to those “stay alert” guidelines.

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Hollie Richardson
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