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Emily Maitlis just shut down the government’s response to the Dominic Cummings scandal in 53 seconds

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    Dominic Cummings is using a loophole designed to protect domestic abuse victims

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    Why the Eurovision Song Contest means so much to so many

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    Duffy just underlined the big problem with our new lockdown rules

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Opinion

Boris Johnson’s speech missed out one thing we’re all desperate to know

The prime minister failed to address the one question we want answered.

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Sarah Biddlecombe
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Opinion

Sick and tired of lockdown suspense? Read this

Here's everything we know about when lockdown might finally be lifted.

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Sarah Biddlecombe
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Long Reads

Why are black women so much more likely to die with Covid-19?

“It hurts like hell, but I’m not surprised the pandemic has hit my community so badly”

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Jazmin Kopotsha
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Life

How people are feeling about that “unlockdown” announcement

Boris Johnson has suggested that the coronavirus lockdown will be loosened next Monday, and people’s feelings are divided, to say the least...

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Kayleigh Dray
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Dr Rosena Allin-Khan had the perfect response to Matt Hancock telling her to ‘watch her tone’

“I will not ‘watch my tone’ when dozens of NHS and care staff are dying unnecessarily.”

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Life

Covid-19 is having a frightening effect on abortion rights around the world

In times of crisis, it’s disturbing to see how quickly women’s bodily autonomy is restricted – but there are things we can do to help.

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Moya Crockett
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Life

“My heart can’t take this”: 9 reactions to the UK lockdown extension

The government has decided to extend the coronavirus lockdown for at least three weeks. Here’s how we reacted to the news.

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Kayleigh Dray
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People

Emily Maitlis just shut down the government’s misleading coronavirus narrative

The Newsnight presenter’s powerful 60-second speech has gone viral, for all the right reasons.

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Kayleigh Dray
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Long Reads

What we need to remember when talking about Boris Johnson and coronavirus

The Prime Minister has been hospitalised with coronavirus and moved to intensive care.

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Nell Frizzell
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Coronavirus and UK school closures: this viral hashtag proves teachers are heroes in age of Covid-19
Life

This viral hashtag reminds us teachers are coronavirus heroes, too

Show this to the next idiot who says teachers only do it “for the long holidays”.

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Kayleigh Dray
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People

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez just shut down a male politician who joked about coronavirus

Nobody gets to make wisecracks in poor taste on her watch.

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Hannah-Rose Yee
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Lauren Geall
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Why Layla Moran’s decision to run as Liberal Democrat leader is so important

The Oxford West and Abingdon MP announced her decision to stand for Liberal Democrat leader during her appearance on Sky News’ Sophy Ridge on Sunday.

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People

A group of schoolgirls just grilled Boris Johnson – this is how he answered

“Do you believe that the patriarchy is still prevalent in today’s society?”

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Hollie Richardson
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Labour Leadership: Keir Starmer talks to Stylist.
People

“I’m not doing this for women, I’m doing it with them,” says Keir Starmer

The Labour MP on feminism, appointing a female cabinet and his love for Paddington 2.

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Hollie Richardson
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Life

Can a woman really win the Labour leadership race?

The Labour Party has never elected a woman leader. Could that be about to change?

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Marie Le Conte
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People

Yes, Elizabeth Warren was “angry” at the Democratic debate – we all are

She took down Bloomberg, raised hundreds of thousands in donations and silenced her critics.

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Hannah-Rose Yee
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People

Running for office? This company will dress you for your campaign free of charge

Dress to impress.

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Hannah-Rose Yee
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Long Reads

This is how you can help end tampon tax, once and for all

Now that we’ve left the EU, it’s time to crack on with one of the government’s most important pledges – ending tampon tax.

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Laura Coryton
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Emily Reynolds
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After losing big in New Hampshire, could Elizabeth Warren still become president?

The New Hampshire primary did not end well for this potential candidate. Here is how she can move her campaign forward.

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Life

These statistics on female homicide victims show why we need to pass the Domestic Abuse Bill

“No woman fleeing domestic abuse should be turned away from safety.”

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Heloise Wood
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