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Is the general election impacting your mental wellbeing? Here’s how to tell

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    This is how Hugh Grant reacted to Boris Johnson’s Love Actually spoof

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Record levels of women to stand in December's general election

A glimmer of good news in worrying times.

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Lucy Mangan: “In the next election, we’ve got no choice”

Conservative, Labour, Lib Dem – whoever wins in the next election, our columnist says we’re all losers

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Gina Miller: UK police are investigating a "Kill Gina Miller" crowdfunding page.
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UK police are investigating a “Kill Gina Miller” crowdfunding page

The appalling death threats against Gina Miller had been on the GoFundMe website since April.

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Lauren Geall
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People

IKEA responds to Jess Phillips after she reveals Downing Street plans

The Labour MP talked about party leadership at Cheltenham Literature Festival.

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Hollie Richardson
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Do you need to go on a news diet? Here’s how to tell, according to experts

Intuitive eating has gained popularity in the last couple of years, and it’s worth applying a similar form of mindfulness in the way we get our news.

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Exclusive: Jess Phillips gets real about Brexit chaos, Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn

“Boris Johnson’s driving all over the f**king road, isn’t he?” says the Labour MP. “I mean, he’s going to crash. It won’t be attractive for very long.”

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Anna Fielding
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People

This chilling viral tweet by an MP’s daughter is an essential read for Boris Johnson

Yvette Cooper's daughter fears for her mum's life

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Hollie Richardson
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“Lady Hale is the latest judge to prove that men need to stop playing by their own rules”

All hail Lady Hale, and the other women working hard to put men in their place...

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Aisling O'Leary
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CAMBRIDGE, ENGLAND - JUNE 14: Portrait of Gina Miller Before addressing the Cambridge Union Society on June 14, 2017 in Cambridge, England. (Photo by Chris Williamson/Getty Images)
People

“Don’t let people erase Gina Miller’s role in making UK history”

Why was Gina Miller’s role ignored in this historic political moment?

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Soraya Bouazzaoui
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Murdered Labour MP Jo Cox
Life

Twitter’s reaction to Boris Johnson’s “disgraceful” Jo Cox comments speaks for the nation

He dismissed the affects of offensive, dangerous and inflammatory language.

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Hollie Richardson
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People

Gina Miller: Meet the woman who defeated the government’s unlawful actions, twice

She took Boris Johnson to the Supreme Court.

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Hollie Richardson
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#PleaseLeaveMyTown: Boris Johnson's Yorkshire visit has gone viral

Cue: many, many memes

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Life

Jess Phillips is “apoplectic” over domestic violence being ignored because of Brexit

And rightly so.

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Hollie Richardson
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Long Reads

“Why Boris Johnson calling Jeremy Corbyn a ‘great big girl’s blouse’ is categorically not OK”

This sexist language has no place in politics, let alone our everyday lives.

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Nell Frizzell
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Caroline Lucas Brexit debate
Life

Caroline Lucas has no time for Jacob Rees-Mogg’s Brexit slouching – and neither does the internet

The clip has gone viral on Twitter.

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Hollie Richardson
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Justine Greening MP
Life

Conservative MP Justine Greening to quit parliament after “deep concerns” over Brexit

She has called her party the “Brexit party”

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Hollie Richardson
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Ruth Davidson addresses the media during her resignation speech at The Macdonald Hotel, Edinburgh on August 29, 2019 in Edinburgh, Scotland.
People

Ruth Davidson’s resignation shows we still haven’t cracked the nut of employment and parenting

That a party leader in Britain, in 2019, cannot be supported in order to work as both a parent and a public servant is depressing as hell.

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Nell Frizzell
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Caroline Lucas, Green Party MP
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“The glaring problem with Caroline Lucas’ all-female Brexit cabinet”

“If this is feminism, I don’t want it.”

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Meena Alexander
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Does the Heidi Allen case suggest that violence against female MPs is finally being taken seriously?

A man has been convicted for threatening her.

Malorie Blackman talks Meghan Markle, Donald Trump and her new Noughts & Crosses book Crossfire
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Exclusive: Malorie Blackman talks Meghan, Trump and her new book Crossfire

“Crossfire is responding to politics and how it’s got so dirty,” explains Malorie Blackman.

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