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Global susceptibility to misinformation and a pandemic-induced fear of the unknown have given anti-vaccination activists a new lease of life.
A series of controversies have caused much outrage over “cancel culture”. But what does the phrase actually mean, and is it useful at all?
Running isn't necessarily the spiritual exerience it's sold as, but it has the capacity for emotional clarity I never thought I'd find.
The emptiness of this month's concessions, in this political moment, signals a grim future for major platforms.
While the Prime Minister's father circumvents the rules and puts others at risk, great sacrifices are being made by the rest of us to protect loved ones from harm.
Noughties fan fiction message boards were once full of the internet’s biggest beef. Now, 15 years later, these dramatic tales are creeping back into the mainstream.
Now I wonder if I've lost the chance to repair what's gradually come undone.
Billed as a defiant alternative to Twitter, the app has become synonymous with the alt-right and is gaining ground in the UK.
As hairdressers become a major political battleground across the globe, new conspiracy theories have been popping up about the hair of women in the public eye.
Once best known as one of the UK's biggest fitness YouTubers, the 23-year-old is reshaping her image from influencer to chief executive.