Family

  • Long Reads

    “How I’ve learned to cope with grief at Christmas”

    “This is a time to create your own rituals that heal, nurture and comfort you. And I promise you, it gets easier”

    Posted by
    Poorna Bell
    Published
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    Long Reads

    “My neighbours told me to get an abortion”: what life is like for women in war-torn Yemen

    The current war in Yemen has led to the world’s worst humanitarian crisis. Here, a 26-year-old woman who has lost her home shares her story

    Posted by
    Sarah Biddlecombe
    Published
  • Life

    How the 24-hour news cycle inspired 2018’s rising baby names

    Take note

    Posted by
    Susan Devaney
    Published
  • Long Reads

    “Why I refuse to anglicise my Polish surname in a post-Brexit world”

    “I never imagined feeling rejected by the country I was born in, and yet, Brexit has managed to bring out the ugly side of Britain”

    Posted by
    Caroline Saramowicz
    Published
  • Life

    The comforting familiarity of going home for Christmas

    Nothing really changes...

    Posted by
    Kieran Yates
    Published
  • Long Reads

    This is what it’s really like to live in a cult

    There are estimated to be at least 1,000 cults operating in the UK. Here, a former cult member shares her story

    Posted by
    Alexandra Stein
    Published
  • People

    Jessie J on the heart-breaking moment she learned she couldn’t “ever have children”

    “I was told four years ago that I can’t ever have children.”

    Posted by
    Susan Devaney
    Published
  • Careers

    Mary Portas shares her 4 best pieces of career advice for women

    Looking to overhaul your career? Let Mary Portas be your guide...

    Posted by
    Sarah Biddlecombe
    Published
  • Long Reads

    “How mother-daughter twinning brought me closer to my mum”

    As the twinning trend takes over Instagram, one woman explains why she has been co-ordinating her look with her mum for years

    Posted by
    Gwendolyn Smith
    Published
  • People

    “How it really feels to reenact the death of my own relatives every Bonfire Night”

    "What my family did was wrong," says Hazel Southam. "But the Gunpowder Plot failed. They paid with their lives... and the futures of their families."

    Posted by
    Hazel Southam
    Published