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Illustration of a woman dreaming in bed

Keep losing your teeth in dreams? A psychologist explains what it means

Posted by
Kayleigh Dray
  • Illustration of a woman sleeping and dreaming
    Sleep

    What does it mean to dream about a wild animal?

  • Illustration of woman sleeping under a surrealist dreamy sky
    Sleep

    This is what your recurring school exam dream really means

  • Books

    “I fell in love with my best friend from school – years later, we ended up married”

Latest Stories

Taiwo Owatemi MP
Politics

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

It comes after yesterday’s debate around extending free school meals.

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Hollie Richardson
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A-level results: our advice.
Life

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.”

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Hollie Richardson
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Marcus Rashford free school dinners
Opinion

Can Marcus Rashford’s campaign break the stigma around money and poverty shame?

Free school meals only scratch the surface of a much bigger issue.

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Hollie Richardson
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Marcus Rashford
Life

Marcus Rashford’s open letter to the government has ensured meals for school children

He has shared his own experience of growing up on free school meals.

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Hollie Richardson
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Kayleigh Dray
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Are you smart enough to pass the 11+ grammar school test?

Pencils at the ready, everyone….

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

Teachers are using Lizzo songs to empower their students and it’s so pure

A video of young children singing along to Truth Hurts has gone viral, and the internet is officially good again.

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Hannah-Rose Yee
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Life

Period poverty in the UK: 1 in 5 young girls are being bullied at school, here’s how you can help

Male classmates are calling them "dirty" and "disgusting"

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Megan Murray
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High school girls (picture posed by models)
Life

How teen girls are standing up to boys who rank them based on their looks

When a sexist list ranking girls’ looks circulated at one high school, the girls fought back.

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Moya Crockett
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Life

Made By Girls: “Why adults need to stop stifling girls’ creativity”

12-year-old Joely argues that teenagers should be given the same artistic freedom as children

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Made By Girls
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Made by girls - a poem about International Day of the Girl
Life

A poem about International Day of the Girl, by 11-year-old Scarlett

This young writer has penned a powerful acrostic poem

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Made By Girls
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Moya Crockett
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#WhenIWas: Women share stories of the first time they were harassed in public

The hashtag came off the back of the news that a third of UK girls have been harassed in their school uniform.

People

Channel 4 newsreader Cathy Newman: I was sexually assaulted as a teenager by a boy in my school

"Your instinct is to sort of laugh it off and then question whether you were to blame"

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Anna Brech
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Long Reads

Alesha Dixon has a simple, yet powerful, solution to period poverty

137,000 girls in the UK are regularly missing school because they can’t afford sanitary protection. That needs to change

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Alesha Dixon
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Life

Why this school has now revoked its ‘modesty poncho’ for prom

Because sometimes social media wins.

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Susan Devaney
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Long Reads

Laura Bates on why we urgently need better sex education in schools

"Some biology textbooks don’t include the clitoris, because why would girls need to know about that?"

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Stylist Team
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People

Headteacher tells girls not to wear leggings if they're above a size 6

“Even though you’re not fat, you look fat”

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Moya Crockett
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Life

How being popular at school affects mental health in adulthood

Turns out being the queen bee isn’t all it’s cracked up to be

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Moya Crockett
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Megan Murray
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High school boys support female students against sexist dress code

And this is how it’s done

Life

Facebook post reveals why we shouldn’t celebrate 100% work attendance

A post for anyone battling illness at their desk

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Kayleigh Dray
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