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How the government’s coronavirus U-turns are affecting our mental health

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Lauren Geall
  • Sarah Owen MP talks baby loss.
    Health

    Why it’s so important we listen to these female MPs talking about miscarriage

  • Christmas 2020: Will we be in lockdown for Christmas? What celebrations will look like during Covid-19
    Life

    So, will we be in lockdown for Christmas 2020?

  • There’s another inquiry being launched into trans equality. Here’s why it’s not an excuse to roll back existing rights
    News

    Another inquiry into trans equality has been launched, and it’s a cause for concern

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Dispatches: Growing Up Poor aired on Channel 4 this week.
Opinion

This 2019 documentary perfectly predicted what is happening in the UK right now

And you can still watch it now.

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Hollie Richardson
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“Sad, angry, frustrated”: reactions to London moving into Covid Tier 2 lockdown
News

“Sad, angry, frustrated”: 11 reactions to the Covid Tier 2 and Tier 3 lockdowns

The government has announced that millions of people up and down the country will face tougher coronavirus restrictions. Here’s how we reacted to the news.

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Kayleigh Dray
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Opinion

“Without pubs and restaurants, I’m scared of how staying inside will affect my mental health”

"It’s the latest news in a constant push and pull which has left me feeling confused, drained and scared."

Posted by
Megan Murray
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Renting during the pandemic:
Life

What private renters need to know about evictions and the “winter truce”

All your big renting questions answered.

Posted by
Hollie Richardson
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Hollie Richardson
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The Brexit news you nearly missed because of ‘that’ lockdown announcement

The government is having one heck of a week.

Young people wearing face masks to protect from coronavirus
Opinion

“Why blaming young people for the rise in coronavirus cases is so problematic”

For months, the government has been encouraging us to eat out and see our friends – so why are young people being blamed now coronavirus cases are on the rise?

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Lauren Geall
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A-level results: our advice.
Life

Why it’s totally OK to feel angry and frustrated about today’s A-level results

“Basically: it’s a shit situation, it’s unfair and the outrage is absolutely understandable.”

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Hollie Richardson
Published
Opinion

“Charlie Elphicke’s conviction was a victory for the women who reported him, but we have more to do”

After ex-MP Charlie Elphicke was convicted for sexual assault, another sitting MP was arrested on suspicion of rape. We can't stop here, says Mandu Reid.

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Mandu Reid
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Lockdown in England
Life

Lockdown restrictions have changed (again), and people have questions

The announcement was made last night on Twitter.

Posted by
Hollie Richardson
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Renting
Life

What the mini-budget really means for renters in the UK

Rishi Sunak’s summer statement is being criticised by housing charities.

Posted by
Hollie Richardson
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Boris Johnson
Opinion

Boris Johnson just took responsibility for the care home crisis – so what will he do about it?

“I take full responsibility for what has happened.”

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Hollie Richardson
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Digital Team
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“I feel scared to speak out about what’s really happening in Hong Kong”

Young people in Hong Kong are still protesting after the proposed extradition bill, but not everyone feels safe to do so.

Care workers
Life

MPs just debated a petition to give health and social care workers a pay rise

But it's led to some frustration on Twitter.

Posted by
Hollie Richardson
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beaches-close-bournemouth-coronavirus-second-wave
Opinion

“Why does the threat of beaches closing feel like a telling off from mum and dad?”

Or is it just me?

Posted by
Lucy Partington
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Four day work week
Careers

Is the four-day working week about to become a reality?

MPs are urging the government to review the way we work.

Posted by
Hollie Richardson
Published
Set of headphones and laptop computer lying on unmade bed during Corona virus crisis. - stock photo
Life

“Am I the only one who feels more isolated now that lockdown is lifting?”

Is anyone else feeling incredibly bored and lonely right now?

Posted by
Kayleigh Dray
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No fault divorce in UK
Life

A new “no-fault” divorce bill is working its way through parliament: here’s what it means

It has the potential to make proceedings fairer and cheaper.

Posted by
Hollie Richardson
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A group of people coronavirus
Life

There are 3 different types of people as lockdown eases. Which one are you?

New analysis by King’s College London has revealed some surprising results.

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Lauren Geall
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Hollie Richardson
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Caroline Nokes should not have to apologise for asking Boris Johnson these questions

She challenged him on the lack of female voices being heard in the pandemic.

Coronavirus Stay Alert messaging.
Opinion

This is how “muddled messaging” has cost the lives of the most vulnerable

Emiliy Maitlis has the perfect response to those “stay alert” guidelines.

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Hollie Richardson
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