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#ENDSARS: one woman’s must-read eyewitness account from the frontline in Nigeria

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Natalie Gil
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    Politics

    It was a grim week for reproductive rights. Here’s what you missed

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    People

    Black British activists share their hopes for the future

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    Politics

    Why Taiwo Owatemi’s powerful speech on feeding families is going viral

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Opinion

A Black fire: Grenfell and racism’s impact on a community tragedy

"It really does something to the psyche to be shown time and again, how much your government doesn’t care about your community"

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Idman Omar
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EndSARS protestors in Nigeria
Politics

This how you can help the #EndSARS movement from the UK

Everything you need to know about what's going on in Nigeria.

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Lauren Geall
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Life

This is how Black women in the UK are really feeling

We asked Black women in the UK to tell us what they think, feel and want right now.

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Jazmin Kopotsha
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People

Hope, positivity and power: “What I learned when I met Black Lives Matter’s Alicia Garza”

Stylist magazine's guest editor and Black Lives Matter co-founder Alicia Garza on what drives her to keep going.

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Jazmin Kopotsha
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Lauren Geall
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13 times Jacinda Ardern showed the world what good leadership looks like

As the New Zealand prime minister wins her second term in office, we look back at the most iconic moments of her political career so far.

“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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Roadkill: Helen McCrory
TV

Line of Duty fans: the BBC’s next big political thriller is for you

Roadkill stars Helen McCrory and Hugh Laurie.

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Hollie Richardson
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Life

Women in England and Wales can help make misogyny a hate crime from today

And you can do it by sharing your own experiences of gender-based crime.

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Moya Crockett
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Lockdown rules: Group of young women sitting in restaurant and making selfie. All wear face mask. New normal concept.
Opinion

How lockdown rules put a literal price on maintaining friendships

“I can’t meet up with my family at home, but I can go to the pub. What gives?”

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Kayleigh Dray
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Politics

“Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s death makes me fear for America’s future”

We've lost an inimitable trailblazer – and everything is at stake.

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Meriam Ahari
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Martin Lewis
Life

We need to talk about this clip of an 11-year-old girl asking Martin Lewis about money

“I’m kind of just worried to pay university tuition...”

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Hollie Richardson
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Charlotte Proudman
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“I’m a human rights barrister – and this case made me question the UK’s approach to FGM”

Barrister Charlotte Proudman discusses the case of an 11-year-old girl at risk of deportation from the UK, despite facing FGM in her home country.

Contraceptive services failing in England
Life

Contraceptive services in England are seriously struggling – and MPs are calling for change

It’s not all in our heads: contraceptive services really are failing us.

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Moya Crockett
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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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Matt Hancock and Boris Johnson at the UK government's first cabinet meeting after summer recess
Opinion

“I’m sick of the government gaslighting us over coronavirus – their mistakes are not our fault”

Matt Hancock blaming the public for getting too many tests is just the tip of the iceberg.

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Lauren Geall
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Gina Miller: UK police are investigating a "Kill Gina Miller" crowdfunding page.
People

Gina Miller says fundraising sites should face tighter regulation after “Kill Gina Miller” scandal

Her calls come after a fundraiser seeking £10,000 to hire a hitman to kill the political activist was left live for five months.

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Lauren Geall
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Careers

“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.

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Kayleigh Dray
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Meghan Markle
People

The big problem with calling Meghan Markle’s election comments “political”

The Duchess of Sussex has come under fire for encouraging women to vote in the US election.

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Lauren Geall
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Hollie Richardson
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Why it’s time to stop shaming people over their education

The recent online debate about “Mickey Mouse” degrees has exposed a much bigger problem about our society.

Michelle Obama at 2019 Essence Festival
People

Michelle Obama’s speech is vital for anyone struggling to engage with politics right now

“A lot of folks are reluctant to tune into a political convention right now…”

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Hollie Richardson
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