Edward Snowden in exile: ‘you have to be ready to stand for something’
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Edward Snowden in exile: ‘you have to be ready to stand for something’

Edward Snowden has spent the last six years living in exile in Russia and has…

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Uncle Wong, 82: protecting Hong Kong protesters with his walking stick
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Uncle Wong, 82: protecting Hong Kong protesters with his walking stick

Uncle Wong is part of Protect the Children, a community group whose members put their…

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We’re quitting smoking, so why is big tobacco booming?
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We’re quitting smoking, so why is big tobacco booming?

Smoking rates are falling in the UK, US and much of Europe. Forty-five per cent…

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Our real Brexit crisis: ’No one cares anymore’ | Anywhere but Westminster
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Our real Brexit crisis: ’No one cares anymore’ | Anywhere but Westminster

Away from the drama in London, what’s actually going on? In Wigan, Bury, Manchester, Nuneaton…

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YouTube kids: how unboxing, gaming and toy reviews took over
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YouTube kids: how unboxing, gaming and toy reviews took over

Being a YouTuber is now the most popular aspiration for children today, according to a…

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“If all men got pregnant, it’d be taken so much more seriously” – behind the scenes of Seahorse
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“If all men got pregnant, it’d be taken so much more seriously” – behind the scenes of Seahorse

New documentary Seahorse tells the story of Freddy McConnell, whose desire to start his own…

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Plastic pollution: ‘I’m giving up. You probably should too’
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Plastic pollution: ‘I’m giving up. You probably should too’

After four years of leading volunteer beach cleans in the west of Wales, Alan Cookson is…

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The families left behind after police killings: ‘You never get over losing a child’
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The families left behind after police killings: ‘You never get over losing a child’

Tamir Rice, Terence Crutcher and Ramarley Graham were all killed by police officers. The Guardian…

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Should we abolish private schools?
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Should we abolish private schools?

A disproportionate number of people who occupy the top jobs across the UK – from…

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Notting Hill carnival: a love letter to London’s biggest parade
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Notting Hill carnival: a love letter to London’s biggest parade

Notting Hill carnival is the biggest street party in Europe and happens every summer in…

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