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Past articles by Serena:

The Tories are trying to stop young people from voting

The government has introduced a requirement for voters to show photo ID at elections – here’s everything you need to know → Read More

New nepo daddy just dropped! Lana Del Rey’s father is releasing an album

Rob Grant will be releasing Lost At Sea via Decca Records on June 9 → Read More

3 young Ukrainians on how their lives have changed since the 2022 invasion

Putin invaded Ukraine one year ago today. Here’s how life has changed for three young Ukrainians since then → Read More

London primary school kids will now get free meals

London mayor Sadiq Khan announced the new £130m scheme today → Read More

Protestors storm the stage at a Boohoo ‘ethics’ panel

On Tuesday, fair fashion activists shouted criticism at Boohoo executives before being led away by security → Read More

Jeremy Corbyn won’t be standing as a Labour candidate at the next election

The former Labour leader has declined to comment on whether he will stand as an independent → Read More

Brianna Ghey: a 16-year-old trans girl has been killed in Cheshire

Two 15-year-olds have been arrested on suspicion of murder → Read More

Is God non-binary? An investigation

The Church of England is considering whether they should use gender-neutral terms to describe God → Read More

Why is everyone so obsessed with Franz Kafka?

The Czech writer died nearly a century ago, but is enjoying a renaissance on TikTok and Twitter → Read More

The Met has asked officers with misconduct records to come back

At this point, there is so much bad news about the Metropolitan Police that it’s difficult to imagine how things could possibly get any worse. Recently, we’ve seen the conviction of firearms officer David Carrick, a serial rapist who remained at large for almost 20 years while still employed by the Met. Another officer recently admitted to child sexual abuses while he was posted at a school in… → Read More

Marilyn Manson has been accused of abusing an underage fan

A new lawsuit alleges that Manson groomed and sexually assaulted a young fan at the beginning of his career → Read More

Brave! This woman gave up

Marie Kondo has given up tidying, just like everyone else → Read More

The Doomsday Clock is now the closest to midnight it’s ever been

The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists has set the Doomsday Clock at 90 seconds to midnight, marking the closest to midnight the clock has ever been in its 76-year history. It’s also the first time the clock has moved in three years, having previously been set at 100 seconds to midnight in 2020 – a record at the time. The clock was established in 1947, to highlight the looming threat of human… → Read More

Does Gen Z have a transphobia problem?

It’s often assumed that all young people are ultra-progressive – but this isn’t always the case → Read More

Young people don’t want to work. Now what?

New research has found that nearly one in ten young people never intend to start working → Read More

Why do we want to text our exes at Christmas?

‘I know I’m the last person you want to talk to, but I still wanted to be the first to wish you a Merry Christmas xx’ → Read More

‘It’s like Groundhog Day’: what prison is like for young climate activists

We speak to three Just Stop Oil activists who have spent time in jail as a result of their climate activism → Read More

Strange Kevin: has this Tiktokker really mastered the female gaze?

The female gaze is dead, long live the female gaze → Read More

Ritual raging: the rise of therapeutic screaming among women

Scream therapy is on the rise – but what is it exactly, and does it really work? → Read More

Treat yourself! The rise of emotional spending among young people

As the cost of living crisis grips the UK, many young people are giving up on saving in favour of spending. Is that such a bad thing? → Read More