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Why Brazilians are having to take the Covid crisis into their own hands

Tom Phillips, the Guardian’s Latin America correspondent, looks at the surge of infections in the Brazilian...

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Behind closed doors: Filipina workers trapped by the pandemic

Journalist Corinne Redfern discusses the impact the pandemic has had on the Filipino women trapped overseas,...

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Vaccine hesitancy: what is behind the fears circulating in BAME communities?

Several national surveys suggest people from black, Asian and minority backgrounds are far more likely to reject...

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Vaccine hesitancy: what is behind the fears circulating in BAME communities?

Several national surveys suggest people from black, Asian and minority backgrounds are far more likely to reject...

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The fight for recovery from a lifelong eating disorder

The Guardian’s Jenny Stevens struggled with an eating disorder throughout her 20s. When she was able to finally...

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Surviving cardiac arrest: what it's like to come back to life

Last year the Guardian’s Jonathan Watts underwent a lifesaving operation following a cardiac arrest. He tells...

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Why is Sex and the City coming back to our screens?

Guardian columnist Hadley Freeman discusses why Sex and the City was such a successful TV series, while the...

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The end of Trump: where will the Biden era take America?

Guardian US columnist Robert Reich reflects on the unfinished business of the Trump presidency, and what...

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Is bitcoin a scam?

In 2013 James Howells threw out a computer hard drive containing bitcoin. Last week he again asked his local council...

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Inside an NHS hospital at the peak of the coronavirus crisis

As the latest wave of Covid infections hits hospitals, wards are nearing capacity and oxygen supplies are straining...

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Trump, the death penalty and its links with America’s racist history

This week, Donald Trump sanctioned the execution of the only woman on federal death row: Lisa Montgomery. She was the...

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Trump, the death penalty and its relationship with America’s racist history

This week, Donald Trump sanctioned the execution of the only woman on federal death row: Lisa Montgomery. She was the...

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Bobi Wine: the reggae singer vying to be Uganda’s next president

Ugandans go to the polls today to elect a new president. Can a charismatic young musician end three and a half...

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Covid: vaccinating our way out of a crisis

Government aims to vaccinate 12 million people by middle of February. With the NHS struggling, Robin McKie asks...

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Inside the investigation into how Covid-19 began

This week a team of international experts from the WHO will arrive in China to investigate the origins of Covid-19. A...

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From Yemen to the UK: Noor's story of forced marriage and fleeing her home

A women’s rights activist tells the extraordinary story of how she fled Yemen after her life was threatened,...

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The storming of the Capitol and the end of the Trump era

When rioters stormed into the Capitol building in Washington DC this week, it marked a new low for the Trump...

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How the Covid surge has left the NHS on the brink

Boris Johnson has announced a new national lockdown amid fears the NHS could be overwhelmed within weeks with Covid...

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Is your boss spying on you?

With home working now well established, many companies are finding new ways to monitor the productivity of their...

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A new national lockdown

2021 has begun in crisis mode for Boris Johnson’s government as it scrambles to control new Covid infections by...

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