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Black Lives Matter memorial sign at the site of where George Floyd was killed by white police officers

Black Lives Matter protests: “I can’t bring myself to post a photo of George Floyd on Instagram”

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Jazmin Kopotsha
  • A woman working out
    Strong Women

    How lockdown pressure is affecting our fitness goals

  • Nurses are the heroes of the coronavirus
    Life

    In the age of coronavirus, NHS nurses are (quite rightly) our new A-list

  • A man and a woman on their phones
    Life

    Comparison culture was already rife. Lockdown has made it 10x worse

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Life

“I didn’t expect to get FOMO from 5K Instagram challenges but, here we are”

Has being chosen to run 5k or down a pint become the new proof of popularity?

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Megan Murray
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Life

What’s with all the viral tag challenges on social media?

From “until tomorrow” to “run five, donate five, tag five,” social media is on fire with viral challenges. But why?

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Lauren Geall
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Opinion

Is TikTok the perfect antidote to isolation?

The app is more popular than ever.

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Natasha Preskey
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Lisa Smorsaki Editor
People

“Just getting through this is enough”

Stylist Editor-in-Chief, Lisa Smosarski on social media self-isolation pressures.

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Lisa Smosarski
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Lauren Geall
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The psychology behind our lockdown baking obsession

From sourdough starter stories to milk loaf livestreams, social media is awash with people making, baking and raving about bread.

Rachel Ama Vegan chef
People

Stuck for meal ideas, would you join an Instagram live cook along?

Vegan recipe creator, Rachel Ama brings meal inspiration to your screens during isolation.

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Digital Team
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Gogglebox in lockdown
Life

Why Gogglebox is so important in the age of Covid-19

Who knew Gogglebox would prove the ultimate antidote to all this uncertainty?

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Kayleigh Dray
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Life

Soft ghosting is the online dating trend that just won’t quit

We now have a name for this all-too-familiar behaviour.

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Megan Murray
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Long Reads

Feeling lonely? Here’s how to beat the 4 types of loneliness

Over nine million Brits say they feel lonely. Here, an expert shares her advice.

Posted by
Sarah Biddlecombe
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Zoom toilet poor jennifer
Life

The dark subtext to that viral #PoorJennifer video

PSA: don't post your colleagues' embarrassing Zoom moments on social media.

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Kayleigh Dray
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Life

Are these obscure dating trends getting worse while we self-isolate?

Coronavirus is changing the way we date, but old habits die hard.

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Megan Murray
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Lisa Smosarski
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“A toast to our remarkable women”

Lisa Smosarski expresses that despite social distancing, let’s raise a virtual glass to the remarkable women out there.

Coronavirus tweets and memes to share
Life

Coronavirus memes and tweets you should be sharing to combat fake news

Because memes really can prevent the spread of misinformation.

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Kayleigh Dray
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It's totally OK to mute your WhatsApp right now.
Life

“Why I love WhatsApp voice notes – through good times and bad”

I love the soothing familiarity of my friends' voices.

Posted by
Charley Ross
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Coronavirus patient reveals what it’s really like to fight Covid-19 disease in your 20s
Life

Coronavirus patient reveals reality of fighting the disease in your 20s

Bjonda Haliti’s incredible Twitter thread has been shared over 162K times and counting.

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Kayleigh Dray
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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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Coronavirus fake news: 8 Covid-19 myths to ignore
Life

Stop sharing these coronavirus “facts” – they’re incredibly dangerous

No, you can’t test yourself for Covid-19 by holding your breath.

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Kayleigh Dray
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Coronavirus patient reveals what “brutal” infection is really like
Life

Coronavirus patient reveals what “brutal” disease is really like

This one goes out to “all the non-believers and those who are not taking Covid-19 seriously.”

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Kayleigh Dray
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Kayleigh Dray
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Netflix Party lets you and your BFF watch shows together without breaking quarantine

So this is how you “Netflix and chill” in the age of social distancing…

Stressed by Piers Morgan’s coronavirus tweets? Try Elizabeth Gilbert’s advice
People

Piers Morgan might be “scaremongering”, but try to remember this

There’s more to the Good Morning Britain host’s coronavirus panic than he lets on...

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Kayleigh Dray
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