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Halloween 2019 group costumes: friends dressed up as different characters played by Tom Hanks.
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These 7 friends dress up as different versions of the same actor every Halloween

They’ve done it for seven years in a row – and the internet is obsessed with their genius group Halloween costumes.

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Lauren Geall
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How group chat is changing the dynamic of our friendships

We're more connected than ever, but are the constant notifications just another source of stress that's causing us to check out?

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Katie Bishop
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Vick Hope smiling in a pink suit
People

Vick Hope’s comments about losing touch with her friends are all too relatable

“I wish I’d paid more attention to my friends from home in Newcastle.”

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Kayleigh Dray
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Life

Jodie Comer’s proud message to best friend Katarina Johnson-Thompson is friendship goals

They have known each other since school.

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Hollie Richardson
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Lucy Mangan: “I can’t help but admire Caroline Calloway”

Commentary around the Calloway – Beach story is far too hectic, says our columnist

People

Katy Perry and Taylor Swift bonded by drinking tea and comparing their star signs, apparently

Written in the stars.

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Christobel Hastings
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Mothers supporting each other
Life

This woman’s heartwarming message for other mums has gone viral

And 4 more seriously uplifting and heartwarming stories that went viral this week.

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Lauren Geall
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Demi Lovato and Taylor Swift
People

Demi Lovato and Taylor Swift were never “feuding,” so you need to calm down

“Life’s too short for women not to support other women.”

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Lauren Geall
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Coco Gauff in her third round match against Naomi Osaka in 2019's US Open
People

Naomi Osaka’s response to defeating Coco Gauff was a testament to female friendship

“I think she just proved that she’s a true athlete.”

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Lauren Geall
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Life

Here's how to support a friend with an anxiety disorder

Empathise, encourage, and never take it personally.

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Moya Crockett
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People

Halsey explains why her attitude to female friendships has changed

She has also talked about the "feminine rage" behind her new single.

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Hollie Richardson
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10 women on the unique joy of having friends of different ages

“She’s taught me not to rush life and just tick the boxes, but to enjoy it and savour the moment I’m in.”

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Katy Perry and Taylor Swift’s reconciliation is a tribute to the power of female friendship

"I realised how much we have in common."

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Christobel Hastings
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Lucy Mangan on why you’re never too old to make new friends

“I’d almost forgotten the thrill. It’s like having an affair but without all the bits that get you into trouble.”

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Lucy Mangan
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People

Malala has officially seen Booksmart – and she approves of that reference

The internet came through for once

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Moya Lothian-McLean
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In praise of being a background friend
Life

In praise of being the background friend

A viral Twitter thread has reminded us that we don’t have to be in the middle of things to be valued.

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Sarah Shaffi
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Life

This is how often you should be seeing your best friend, according to science

Send this to her and get a date in the diary, pronto

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Megan Murray
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Here's what it's like to be the only woman of colour in a friendship group
Life

Here’s what it’s like being the only woman of colour in a friendship group

"At times it was lonely but I often stayed silent and dealt with it alone."

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Georgina Lawton
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The unexpected power of making a new friendship in a foreign country

New friends are everywhere, even in the most surprising places

BEVERLY HILLS, CA - FEBRUARY 24: Vanessa Hudgens attend the 2019 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Radhika Jones at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on February 24, 2019 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Gregg DeGuire/FilmMagic)
People

Vanessa Hudgens just got real about going through a quarter-life crisis at 27

Have you hit a crossroads in life? A huge 75% of us do at a certain age – and Vanessa Hudgens is no different.

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