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Warm yourself up from the inside out with this dreamy Nutella hot chocolate recipe

We found the most decadent Nutella hot chocolate recipe ever and you will be obsessed

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Aiden Wynn
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    Can anxiety stop you getting pregnant? We ask the experts

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    Why men talk over women at work, and 5 ways to push back

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Relationships

The question everyone kept asking this lesbian couple when they were having a baby

There's a lot for new parents to get their heads around when having their first child, but for one same-sex couple, one question came up over and over again.

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Olivia Jones
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Relationships

“Not having sex for months made me realise something major about myself”

How one woman's lockdown dry spell played havoc with her confidence and made her realise something serious about how she looks at herself

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Charley Ross
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Netflix’s The Crown season 4: Gillian Anderson as Margaret Thatcher.
Entertainment

“Obsess over Gillian Anderson all you want, but not Margaret Thatcher please”

Gillian Anderson is stellar as the UK's first female PM Margaret Thatcher in The Crown but let's not forget what the real Maggie said and did.

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Katy Harrington
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Long Reads

“Why ‘the Brandy’ was the most significant hairstyle of the 90s”

“Her signature braids stood boldy in a sea of whiteness, at a time when ‘the Rachel’ was all the rage”

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Leah Sinclair
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Nanjala Nyabola
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“Travelling alone as a Black woman almost got me killed”

Author Nanjala Nyabola visited over 70 countries before writing her new book, Travelling While Black – Essays Inspired by a Life on the Move

Entertainment

12 of the best Irish films (and no, P.S. I Love You is not on the list)

We asked an Irish writer to chose some of the greatest Irish movies that deserve to be celebrated (and watched). Here are her picks.

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Katy Harrington
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Celebrity

Why Britain’s Black mums and aunties love Princess Diana so much

Thanks to The Crown on Netflix, Princess Diana hysteria is back, but we rarely hear about why she was so beloved by Black British women too.

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Banseka Kayembe
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Environment

This is what it’s really like being part of Extinction Rebellion

Extinction Rebellion has a diversity problem, but what is it really like behind the scenes of the radical environmental group? One writer joins to find out.

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Anna Prendergast
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Wellbeing

Everyone’s talking about ‘manifestation’, but what is it and does it work?

'Manifesting' is the new millennial and Gen-Z buzzword popping up online, mostly on Tik Tok and Twitter. But what does it really mean? And does it work?

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Marianne Eloise
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Relationships

“I got married three months ago, and we haven’t seen each other since”

For one international couple, lockdown has meant they haven't seen each other since their wedding day months ago. Here's how they are coping.

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Zoe Noller
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Women

Chemical pregnancies are common, so why don't we talk about them?

What is a chemical pregnancy, what causes it and are they harmful? We ask a specialist to demystify.

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Alice Porter
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Katy Harrington
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“I sucked at lockdown the first time, here’s what I’m doing differently this time”

One woman, who struggled with her mental health, family and drinking during the first lockdown, is determined to have a better experience this time around.

Politics

“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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Politics

“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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Politics

“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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News

#ENDSARS: one woman’s must-read eyewitness account from the frontline in Nigeria

Police brutality in Nigeria – read director of ActionAid Nigeria, Ene Obi's frontline eye-witness account

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Natalie Gil
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People

Black British activists share their hopes for the future

Spotlighting the leading voices for change with some wise words for a better future

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Victoria Sanusi
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Opinion

A Black fire: Grenfell and racism’s impact on a community tragedy

"It really does something to the psyche to be shown time and again, how much your government doesn’t care about your community"

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Idman Omar
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Jenn Selby
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40 dangerous myths about dating apps, sex and rape that must be challenged

The Crown Prosecution Service has released new guidance including a list of 40 dangerous myths often used in rape cases which they say must be challenged

Books

4 forgotten couples from history whose stories will inspire you

In an extract from award-winning journalist Cathy Newman's new book It Takes Two, we look at four maverick couples that history has forgotten.

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Cathy Newman
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