Pandemic

Pandemic, breaking news, photos, comments, social media posts on this topic.

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    Celebrity

    Jessica Brown Findlay just summed up the reality of getting married during a pandemic

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    Opinion

    “Why I’m anxious about living with flatmates, after spending lockdown on my own for months”

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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.

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Hollie Richardson
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Operation Moonshot: Prime Minister Boris Johnson attends a virtual press conference at Downing Street on September 9, 2020 in London, England. As from Monday September 14, people in England will only be allowed to socialise in groups of six or less people following the announcement from the Prime Minister. This is to help curb the recent rise in Coronavirus cases. (Photo by Stefan Rousseau- WPA Pool/Getty Images)
Long Reads

Why people are so angry about Boris Johnson’s ‘moonshot’ plans

Trust us: it only gets worse once you’ve learned the meaning behind the name ‘moonshot’.

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Kayleigh Dray
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Christmas lockdown: how will restrictions impact Christmas 2020?
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 rumoured curfews.

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Kayleigh Dray
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Autumn 2020: Maple tree in the mountains
Long Reads

Need a September reset? Try the Danish concept of “pyt”

Take a deep cleansing breath and press the ‘pyt’ button.

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Kayleigh Dray
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Kayleigh Dray
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“Stop telling us to go ‘back’ to work”

Many of us have been working, albeit from home, in the midst of a global pandemic. To claim otherwise is hugely disrespectful.

Gogglebox stars Amira and Iqra
TV

Gogglebox fans, the new series is about to be filmed – and it’s coming very soon

The beloved Channel 4 series is returning for autumn.

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Hollie Richardson
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Life

How the pandemic made us reevaluate some of our oldest, closest friendships

“Repetitive WhatsApp conversations in lockdown have made me realise which friendships were obligatory”

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Megan Murray
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woman can't sleep
Life

This is why so many of us can’t sleep right now

Experts help us make sense of these sleepless nights.

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Hollie Richardson
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Woman getting train.
Life

Train travel prices are going up, again – what does this mean for commuters?

People are being encouraged to return to the office part time.

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Hollie Richardson
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Gillian Flynn’s Utopia: this Amazon Prime thriller series is must-watch TV
Life

Gillian Flynn’s Utopia is coming to Amazon Prime, and we’re already obsessed

If you loved Gone Girl and Sharp Objects, you’re definitely going to want to watch this pandemic-themed thriller...

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Kayleigh Dray
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When does furlough end?
Long Reads

3 women on their experiences of furlough, and advice on how to cope

“I was on furlough and now I’ve been made redundant – weeks before buying a house”

Posted by
Hollie Richardson
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Kayleigh Dray
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“I still can’t believe this is happening”: will we ever stop being shocked by Covid-19?

Whenever I stop for a moment, I’m overwhelmed by shock.

This Is Us: Sterling K. Brown as Randall, Susan Kelechi Watson as Beth
Life

This Is Us fans, you better believe season 5 will include the coronavirus

The popular TV show is going to “attack” the Covid-19 pandemic head on in season five.

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Kayleigh Dray
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Recession 2020: I can't stop spending money.
Life

“Why am I still spending money on going out despite the recession headlines?”

One writer reflects on why an impending recession probably won't affect her spending habits.

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Hollie Richardson
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Amy Maloney's Irish elopement
Life

“The pandemic ruined our big white wedding plans – so we eloped”

Sometimes it takes something like a pandemic for us all to realise what’s important.

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Amy Maloney
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A woman staying at home during the pandemic
Life

Why switching off from the coronavirus news cycle won’t make you less stressed

In fact, a new study suggests doing the exact opposite.

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Lauren Geall
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Zadie Smith
People

Zadie Smith on why we should never dismiss other people’s pain is a vital listen

The novelist examines the idea of “suffering versus privilege” during a pandemic.

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Hollie Richardson
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Mindy Kaling
People

Celebrities are summing up 2020 with this meme, and it’s actually very relatable

Reese Witherspoon, Mindy Kaling and Kerry Washington have all shared it on their Instagram feeds.

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Hollie Richardson
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Hollie Richardson
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All the ways you can still celebrate Edinburgh Fringe 2020

Get ready to laugh.

Life

Will virtual shopping become the high street’s reaction to a post-pandemic world?

Does the thought of taking public transport into the city centre and wandering around an enclosed shop make you shudder?

Posted by
Megan Murray
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