Sophie Gallagher, The Independent

Sophie Gallagher

The Independent

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Recent articles by Sophie:

‘I hope people don’t think I’m a horrible human’: What it’s like being a stock image model

Stock images are featured on everything from pet food to period products. But what does it feel like if your face is plastered there too? Sophie Gallagher spoke to stoke image models about money, fame and regret → Read More

What are the new places you need to wear a face mask in England?

Confused about when to wear a face mask? Here’s everything you need to know → Read More

Meghan did not collaborate with authors of Finding Freedom, High Court hears

The claim comes in the latest stage of the Duchess of Sussex’s legal action against Associated Newspapers → Read More

Coronavirus: How to maintain productivity after working from home for six months

Distinguishing between work and home mode is essential → Read More

Idris Elba stars in Tony Chocoloney advert criticising child labour and slavery in chocolate production

'What's not to love about chocolate? Well two million children working illegally on cocoa plantations,' says Elba → Read More

William and Kate wear face masks to make bagels at Brick Lane bakery

The couple also visited a nearby mosque to meet volunteers → Read More

‘I shouldn’t have to make it fun!’: Paul Rudd warns millennials to ‘wear masks’ in coronavirus advice film

The film was produced by the New York governor Andrew Cuomo → Read More

Piers Morgan’s Life Stories: Captain Sir Tom Moore says he was caught speeding aged 98

The 100 year old raised more than £32m for the NHS by walking laps of his garden → Read More

Sir Terence Conran death: British designer who founded Habitat dies aged 88

Retail pioneer broke down class boundaries by making fashionable furniture accessible to the masses → Read More

'I have the two best guys in the world': Meghan Markle's best quotes about Prince Harry

The Sussexes are renowned for being private about their relationship → Read More

Empty cruise ships in Scotland being used as holiday accommodation

The coronavirus pandemic means that many cruise companies are still unable to sail → Read More

Sharon Stone says the era of being ‘allowed’ to flirt has passed and she ‘doesn’t really care’ if someone ‘pats me on the rear’

‘I just feel like all of that stuff is such a small victory,’ said the Basic Instinct star → Read More

Coronavirus: How to manage your mental health during lockdown

How can people maintain good mental health during a pandemic? → Read More

Coronavirus tips: How to curb your anxiety about Covid-19 virus according to psychologists

As the number of confirmed cases in the UK rises, Sophie Gallagher speaks to experts about how to avoid unnecessary panic and anxiety → Read More

Six months of the coronavirus pandemic. What have we learned?

It simultaneously feels like yesterday and a lifetime ago that the World Health Organisation declared coronavirus a pandemic. Now Sophie Gallagher asks, what has it taught us? → Read More

'My dad died from coronavirus in a care home. Now I’m taking legal action against the government that made it a death trap'

Cathy Gardner's 88-year-old father was supposed to be safe. But he died from &quote;probable Covid-19&quote; after a fellow care home resident was discharged from hospital. Now she tells Sophie Gallagher she wants answers → Read More

Marks & Spencer launch rainbow-coloured Percy Pig sweets

The sweets come in the same week that the brand's Colin the caterpillar cake celebrates its 30th birthday → Read More

Giant ‘Avozilla’ avocados to go on sale at Tesco

The avocados are bigger than all previous years because of a bumper harvest in South Africa → Read More

Giant ‘Avozilla’ avocados to go on sale at Tesco

A giant type of avocado, known as an “Avozilla”, which is up to 10 times bigger than a normal avocado, will go on sale at Tesco stores on Friday. The Avozilla weights in at an average of 1.5 kilograms and is up to 50 per cent bigger than any previous avocados of this type. This is due to a bumper harvest in the food’s native South Africa, which has seen the product grow → Read More

When do children go back to school in England?

Most primary and secondary school children in England have been out of school since the beginning of lockdown in March. Although some returned for a brief period before the summer break, September will mark a full return to the classroom for all year groups. Schools minister Nick Gibb told BBC Radio 4, that schools would be chosen over keeping pubs and other sites open, if → Read More