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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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People gather for a vigil for Jacob Blake on August 25, 2020 in New York City. The Wisconsin National Guard has been deployed to Kenosha after Blake was shot several times at close range in the back during an encounter with a police officer, which was caught on video. (Photo by Michael M. Santiago/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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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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Megan Murray
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Londoners, this area has been named best in the capital

But do you agree?

Kate Bottley on Gogglebox
People

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.”

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

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

Why one woman is struggling to mourn another black person killed by a white police officer on social media.

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Jazmin Kopotsha
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Abortion coronavirus protests Poland
Life

Covid-19 is having a frightening effect on abortion rights around the world

In times of crisis, it’s disturbing to see how quickly women’s bodily autonomy is restricted – but there are things we can do to help.

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Moya Crockett
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Eva Mendes launches her fall collection with new extended sizes at New York & Company in Los Cerritos Center on September 14, 2017 in Cerritos, California. (Photo by Rachel Murray/Getty Images for New York & Company)
People

Eva Mendes gently explains why she doesn’t want to talk about Ryan Gosling

A fan asked Eva Mendes why she never posts about her partner, and her response was succinct and to the point.

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Kayleigh Dray
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Life

You can now sign-up to Disney+ in the UK with this pre-order deal

Everything you need to know about Disney’s new streaming platform.

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Hannah-Rose Yee
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Yes, we should absolutely categorise supermarket employees as ‘emergency workers’ right now

Two states in the US have made the move as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, and many more should follow.

Life

Coronavirus has put the Friends reunion special on hold

Production was due to start next week, but has now been pushed back indefinitely.

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Hannah-Rose Yee
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