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Long Reads

“I had an abortion just before the pandemic and this is how it made me feel”

Women in England can now take abortion pills at home.

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Stylist Team
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Long Reads

Worried about your parents getting coronavirus?

How can you best help your older loved ones? We've got the answers.

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Ellen Wallwork
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“I lost my job to coronavirus, and I didn’t react the way I thought I would”

“WTF just happened to my life?”

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Jessica Carter
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Long Reads

Feeling lonely? Here’s how to beat the 4 types of loneliness

Over nine million Brits say they feel lonely. Here, an expert shares her advice.

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Sarah Biddlecombe
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Poorna Bell
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How to curb your spending if lockdown has you shopping for unnecessary things

“I got a child’s teepee for my kid which looked so cosy that I ‘added to basket’ an adult one for myself...”

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Long Reads

From dating to work: how life will change after coronavirus

Will things ever be the same again?

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Natasha Preskey
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Long Reads

3 easy vegan recipes that rely on store cupboard essentials

From baked beans to an irresistible lazy dahl.

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Sarah Biddlecombe
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Long Reads

“I got ‘the text’ – here’s how I really feel about 12 weeks in isolation”

“I’m confined to my house until mid-June – at the earliest. I can’t even go for a walk. No one can step inside the front door.”

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Jo Willacy
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Long Reads

“I’ve worked from home for 8 years. Here’s my advice on how to stay sane”

“The first thing I need to tell you is that I am writing this in bed…”

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Daisy Buchanan
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Long Reads

Could Animal Crossing be the answer to your coronavirus anxiety?

It’s time to talk about the psychological benefits of playing video games…

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Kayleigh Dray
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The reality of moving in with your partner during coronavirus

“I told myself I’d wait longer this time before I even considered moving in with another partner...”

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Charley Ross
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Ashley Manning
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Is it OK to ghost someone you're dating because of coronavirus?

“As if the current dating landscape wasn’t bad enough...”

Long Reads

Here’s how you can help small businesses out during the coronavirus crisis

We can all do our bit to contribute, here's how.

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Anna Hart
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People

Remarkable Women Awards: Sian Clifford wins Actor of the Year

The Fleabag star accepted her first ever acting award.

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Digital Team
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Food

4 easy recipes that are great alternatives to pasta, bread and eggs

Have you ever tried making your own breakfast flatbread topped with scrambled tofu? Now is the perfect time to get experimental.

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Ally Sinyard
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“What I learned from two years of joint therapy with my mum”

After DNA tests revealed she wasn’t related to her late father, Georgina Lawton found therapy was the only way to heal the rift between her and her mother

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Georgina Lawton
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How to cope with Mother’s Day if you don’t have a mum

One woman shares her coping mechanisms for getting through a difficult day.

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Catherine Renton
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“What happened when I let my mum take over as my life coach for a week”

Would you ever hand the reins of your life over to your mum...?

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Nicola Appleton
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Lucy Fry
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“I was terrified of becoming a mum – until my son was born”

One writer wasn’t sure she wanted to become a mother – until it actually happened.

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The powerful impact a walk has on your mental health

The National Trust has opened all of its parklands and gardens for free during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Kate Leaver
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