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Unemployment in lockdown.

There's no shame in being unemployed in a pandemic – so why do so many people think there is?

Posted by
Hollie Richardson
  • Opinion

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

  • People

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

  • Sue Perkins.
    People

    Sue Perkins on her “midlife crisis” says a lot about societal pressures

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when are cinemas reopening
Life

Some cinemas are reopening this weekend, but what films will be showing?

Cinemas, bars and restaurants are finally reopening.

Posted by
Hollie Richardson
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Social distancing rules.
Opinion

“I’m fed up with people invading my space during quarantine”

One writer explains why it's totally fine to tell people to please back off.

Posted by
Hollie Richardson
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NURSE
Life

Care workers are being called “low-skilled”, and that’s not OK

People are pointing out that carers don't get the recognition they deserve.

Posted by
Hollie Richardson
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Working class woman
Careers

Gender pay gap: Professional women from working-class backgrounds are paid 36% less than men

A new report shows some infuriating figures

Posted by
Hollie Richardson
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Emily Reynolds
Published

The most searched word of 2018 tells us a lot about our society

Count us unsurprised

Life

This is why we think we're always right – even when we're not

And it turns out evidence won't do much to change our opinion either

Posted by
Moya Lothian-McLean
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Gemma Arterton
People

Gemma Arterton: being a child-free woman threatens people

"If a guy says he doesn’t want kids, it’s OK, but if a woman feels that, it’s like something’s wrong with her"

Posted by
Anna Brech
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Life

Here's why people sleep better in gender equal societies

Yet another reason to strive for equal rights

Posted by
Emily Reynolds
Published
People

50 women who changed the world

Inspirational and influential female pioneers

Posted by
Alessia Armenise
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