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International Friendship Day: “What a breakup in my 30s taught me about friendship"

“I was 32, single and starting again. But I knew I wasn’t alone”

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Natalie Cornish
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“I stood up to my office bullies and it changed my life for the better”

15% of employees have been on the receiving end of bullying and harassment in the last three years.

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Emmie Harrison-West
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“Why lockdown made me want to move out of London”

As lockdown eases in the UK, three women explain why living in London isn't as appealing as it used to be.

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Katie Bishop
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"Don't call me BAME, my identity is so much more than that"

Why are we the communities of people who make up a significant 14% of the population, still lumped together under the dated title of BAME?

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Namitha Aravind
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Pragna Patel
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How the domestic abuse bill fails migrant women – and what you can do to help

The current bill ignores migrant women – a glaring omission at a time when the UK’s racial inequalities are being laid bare.

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“How my parents’ bravery, love and strength got us through the Windrush scandal”

What was it really like growing up with parents from the Windrush generation? One writer shares her story.

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Jenny McCall
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“Why it’s vital that we hear LGBTQ stories of hope and joy”

These stories from LGBTQ+ pioneers are a celebration of joy we all need to hear.

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Christobel Hastings
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What happens during a smear test? A doctor answers our questions

Nervous about going for a smear test? Here, a doctor explains what happens during a cervical screening so you know what to expect.

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Sarah Biddlecombe
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“How these Instagram accounts helped me in coming out”

A love letter to the unique and welcoming communities formed online.

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Rosalind Jana
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A sleep expert breaks down the basics of how to get a good night’s sleep

From when to stop drinking caffeine to the presence of phones in the bedroom, Hope Bastine shares her top tips.

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Stylist Team
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Are you having more headaches during lockdown? This could be why

Feel like you’re experiencing more headaches than usual during lockdown? You’re not alone.

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Sarah Biddlecombe
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Lillian Antonio
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5 easy ways to protect your neck and back while working from home

11 million Brits are in pain from using their home office equipment. Here's how to instantly upgrade the safety of your home office.

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How workplaces can be better environments for black employees

“If you, as a white person, are frustrated and angered by police brutality and you are passionate about reform, then you can start in your workplace.”

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Danielle Dash
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How will lockdown change in England from today? We unpick the new rules

England has entered phase 2 of the government's lockdown exit plan, but what does that mean?

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Sarah Biddlecombe
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How childhood dinners became our favourite lockdown trend

Are you craving potato waffles, fish fingers and baked beans? You’re not alone.

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Lauren Bravo
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Essential advice for anyone worried about being isolated while in a toxic relationship

We’ve spoken to experts and charities about the best way to seek advice and support.

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Erin Cardiff
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“Going to a restaurant felt like sheer luxury”: one woman on easing out of lockdown in Greece

Bars and restaurants are now open in Greece, as the country eases out of lockdown. Here, one woman shares her story.

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Anastasia Miari
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The future of work, as predicted by experts

From working from home to meetings on Zoom, what does the future of work look like?

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Natasha Preskey
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Anna Fielding
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The Equal Pay Act is 50 years old – so why are women still not being paid fairly?

The landmark legislation is celebrating its 50th birthday – but women are still losing out.

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“Am I the only person who hasn’t cried since the pandemic started?”

It doesn’t mean that one person is more emotional than another just because they have water coming out of their eyes.

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Harriet Clifford
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