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

This viral hashtag reminds us teachers are coronavirus heroes, too

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

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    Why Layla Moran’s decision to run as Liberal Democrat leader is so important

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

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Labour Leadership: Keir Starmer talks to Stylist.
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“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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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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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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Running for office? This company will dress you for your campaign free of charge

Dress to impress.

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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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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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Emily Reynolds
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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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Tracy Brabin MP is incredibly bored of all those complaints about her shoulder
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Guess how much Tracy Brabin’s “controversial” dress sold for on eBay?

“All money raised will go to Girlguiding UK to support their work helping girls build confidence and self-esteem, in the hope that they grow up to be leaders.”

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“I am a survivor of domestic abuse. This is my story”

Warning: this story might be difficult to read.

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Protests outside abortion clinics are getting worse. Politicians must take action

The government has refused to introduce buffer zones on a national level – but this weekend’s protests show how essential they are.

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“I was an ISIS bride who fled the UK for Syria. This is my story”

As Shamima Begum loses her appeal against being stripped of her British citizenship, one woman reveals what it's really like to live as a jihadi bride in Syria.

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It’s time to get angry about the UK’s contraception scandal

I know how distressing it is to not be able to access the contraception you need. It’s time politicians took notice.

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How will life change now that we’ve left the EU?

After years of negotiations, we have officially left the EU. But what does that actually mean?

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Eve Livingston
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Labour leadership: Emily Thronberry.
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Emily Thornberry tells Stylist her plans for more housing, saving the NHS and beating Boris Johnson

The Labour MP tells Stylist about her policy plans.

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Hollie Richardson
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Meet Sanna Marin, the world’s youngest prime minister

Finland’s new leader is breaking an age-old mould with her progressive politics and female-led cabinet.

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Chloe Gray
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Meghan Markle: how tabloids are using “Megxit” to distract us from real news
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How the press is using “Megxit” to distract us from what’s really important

Whatever you think about Meghan Markle, those ‘Megxit’ headlines have us blindsided.

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Taylor Swift’s Miss Americana trailer shows how the singer finally found her voice

The Netflix documentary will look at Swift’s big political year.

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Hollie Richardson
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Saying a woman can’t defeat Trump is about sexism. But it’s also about fear

Bernie Sanders’ alleged remarks to Elizabeth Warren reveal anxiety, as well as misogyny.

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For Sama: meet the director of the most-nominated documentary in BAFTA history

Syrian filmmaker Waad al-Kateab recorded her life in the most difficult of circumstances.

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