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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

  • Opinion

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

  • Renting during the pandemic:
    Life

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

Latest Stories

A confused woman
Opinion

The psychological impact of the government’s coronavirus U-turns

From face masks to working from home, the government’s messaging has been anything from clear throughout the pandemic.

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Lauren Geall
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Christmas lockdown: Photo of a young woman holding sparklers, wearing a protective face mask, and enjoying the lovely Christmas morning; young woman celebrating Christmas at home alone during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Life

How the new coronavirus rules could impact your Christmas plans

Tell your family it’ll be a very merry Covid Christmas, thanks to new lockdown restrictions and 10pm curfews.

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Kayleigh Dray
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Brexit news 2020
Life

The Brexit news you nearly missed because of ‘that’ lockdown announcement

The government is having one heck of a week.

Posted by
Hollie Richardson
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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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Hollie Richardson
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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.”

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
Published
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.”

Posted by
Hollie Richardson
Published
Laura and her husband moved to Hong Kong early last year but had no idea what was hidden beneath the surface.
Opinion

“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.

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Digital Team
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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.

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

Or is it just me?

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
Published
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
Published
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.

Posted by
Lauren Geall
Published
Immigration bill: clap for carers is hypcritical
Life

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.

Posted by
Hollie Richardson
Published
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.

Posted by
Hollie Richardson
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Kayleigh Dray
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‘Remove Piers Morgan’ is trending, but for all the wrong reasons

Daytime TV’s most controversial mouthpiece has surprised us all by taking on the government.

A pile of newspapers
Opinion

A top coronavirus expert broke lockdown rules for sex. Guess who the tabloids focused on?

This isn’t OK.

Posted by
Lauren Geall
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