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Derek Chauvin sentenced
News

How the world reacted to Derek Chauvin’s sentence for the murder of George Floyd

George Floyd's siblings gave emotional responses to the sentencing.

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Florie Mwanza
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Dr. Jill Biden is proving she's a force to be reckoned with
Fashion

Dr Jill Biden’s fashion choices at the G7 summit prove she’s a force to be reckoned with

It’s sartorial statements aplenty in St. Ives.

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Naomi May
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MINNEAPOLIS, MN - MAY 23: People march in honor of George Floyd on May 23, 2021 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The National Action Network and members of George Floyd's family hosted an inaugural remembrance to honor the life of Floyd, who was killed by former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin on May 25, 2020. Chauvin has since been convicted of multiple murder counts in Floyds death. (Photo by Stephen Maturen/Getty Images)
Life

How we can all be better allies in the fight against racism

White people need to be better allies, that much is clear. So how can they do that?

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Kayleigh Dray
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Michelle Obama
People

Michelle Obama’s retirement plans are as inspirational as you’d expect

“I’ve been telling my daughters I’m moving toward retirement right now...”

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Hollie Richardson
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Hollie Richardson
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19 podcasts that focus on compelling discussions around race

Because we are all part of this conversation.

People

AOC on surviving sexual assault, trauma and the “tactics of abusers”

She has shared her story on Instagram.

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Hollie Richardson
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Biden Harris Inauguration
Politics

US Presidential Inauguration: the 8 most memorable moments you missed

History has been made once more – Donald Trump is out, and President Joe Biden is in.

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Charley Ross
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I May Destroy You
TV

The best TV box sets to curl up with this spring

Strong female leads, complete series, all available at your fingertips. Time to get watching.

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Kayleigh Dray
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Kamala Harris’ nieces are genuinely the best thing on Instagram
Politics

Kamala Harris’ nieces are genuinely the best thing on Instagram

We’re obsessed with Meena Harris’ Instagram feed, and how proud her daughters are of their Auntie Kamala.

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Kayleigh Dray
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Kamala Harris
People

What is vice president-elect Kamala Harris’ stance on the issues that matter to women?

She is the first woman of colour elected US vice president.

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Hannah-Rose Yee and Hollie Richardson
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Politics

“If Biden wins, we can't stop fighting and if Trump wins, we must stay hopeful”

A young Black activist in the US looks ahead to the results of this year's polarising presidential election and says her work must continue no matter who wins.

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Olivia Pace
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Jennifer Barton
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“As an American in the UK, watching the US election unfold makes me feel nervous and hopeful”

An American who moved to London for love explains why, even though she loves her adopted home, when presidential elections roll round she longs to be in the US.

Donald Trump
Politics

“I voted for Trump in 2016, but I won’t be doing that this time”

As the polarising US Presidential election campaign approaches its denouement, a young American who voted for Trump in 2016 tells us why she changed her mind

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Katy Harrington
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People

Emily Maitlis lights up Twitter in clash with Trump advisor John Bolton, holding power to account

The Newsnight host hit home in a heated exchange over Trump's impeachment trial.

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Anna Brech
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People

The health director who cried as she talked about Covid is all of us right now

Finally, a leader who's able to show real humanity and empathy.

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Anna Brech
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Breonna Taylor's mother Tamika Palmer
Life

Our reaction to the Breonna Taylor verdict shows us the fight is far from over

Protestors have taken to the street in Louisville, Kentucky after it was announced no-one would be charged with her death.

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Lauren Geall
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Kamala Harris vice president.
People

Kamala Harris has been chosen to run for vice president, and it is a historic moment

“Let’s go win this…”

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Hollie Richardson
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Best place to live in London
Housing

Londoners, this area has been named best in the capital

But do you agree?

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Megan Murray
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Kayleigh Dray
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Gogglebox’s Kate Bottley reminds us it’s never OK to comment on someone’s weight

“I know you think you’re being kind, but comments about weight aren’t OK.”

Lizzo stands with her hands on her hips against a graphic background
People

Lizzo’s emotional video about US protests reminds us “the real story is not being told”

“Black people are tired,” she says tearfully. “We are so tired.”

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Kayleigh Dray
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