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Can Tesla defend its dominant position in China’s EV market?

Tesla Inc. has enjoyed outstanding success during its first year selling China-made cars in the world’s largest electric-vehicle market, but can the company defend its lead in the long-term?

Miley Cyrus leads first equal male/female line-up at a major music festival

Thomson Reuters Foundation

A 2017 study found eight out of 10 top slots in 14 major festivals were taken by all-male acts.

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Abortion ban: Sophie Turner boycotts Northern Ireland and Georgia over new laws

Stylist

As Louisiana becomes yet another American state banning abortion, Game of Thrones star Sophie Turner joins the increasingly long list of outspoken celebrities rallying against these draconian laws. 

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Miley Cyrus had the best response to those Nicki Minaj catfight rumours

Stylist

Pitting women against one another has become, unfortunately, an ingrained practice in society. This doesn’t just take a toll on their mental health, but it also draws attention away from their achievements, beliefs, and the things that truly matter to them. 

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Taylor Swift flawlessly shuts down sexist interviewer who grilled her about “settling down”

Stylist

Many are the societal expectations we are supposed to have fulfilled before saying goodbye to our twenties – from reaching our career objectives to forming a family and settling down. 

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What no one tells you about travelling the world as a backpacker

The National Student

“Backpacking defines who I am,” says Michael Huxley, a travel blogger and backpacker who has visited over 100 countries in the last 15 years and is the creator of Bemused Backpacker.

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How house-sitting could help you travel the world (almost) for free

The National Student

House-sitting is  perfect for those who wish to explore the world, for freelancers, animal lovers, writers, digital nomads or people who simply want to break up with their daily routines and experience something new.

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Manston's Alien World set to boost sales after a £5.2m drop in annual revenue

Undergraduate portfolio

Oxford-based video games developer and publisher Manston Technologies PLC has reported a 60% decrease in pre-tax profit in its 2019 full-year preliminary results. 

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'Leaving Neverland': Documentary review

Undergraduate portfolio

Child molestation allegations surrounded Michael Jackson for the last 16 years of his life, but there had never been a testimony powerful enough to alter the King of Pop’s legacy forever. 

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Can porn with no pictures thrive in a world of visuals?

Undergraduate portfolio

In the wake of a podcast boom, it’s unsurprising the erotic industry also wants a slice of the pie. Audio porn — a new genre of picture-free X-rated recordings — is creating a huge noise, but can it be propelled into the mainstream?

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Meet the exotic performer who is dismantling stripper stereotypes

Undergraduate portfolio

Former stripper Samantha Sun speaks to Valeria Martinez about how she’s taking matters into her own hands to break down stigmas and stereotypes about strippers.

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Are millennials more likely to suffer from burnout?

Undergraduate portfolio

Research has shown that burnout affects all generations in the workplace, but a viral Buzzfeed article written by reporter Anne Helen Peterson declared that millennials are “the burnout generation”. 

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A passion for fashion encourages the global traveller, study reveals

The National Student

Fashion can play a big role in travel, from affecting our mood and confidence to transforming our style. Now, a study carried out by Booking.com has revealed how inseparable travel and fashion really are, demonstrating how important it is for travellers to look stylish and fashionable while on holiday.

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How Hector Faubel went from Moto3 world champion to CEO of his own team

Undergraduate portfolio

Hector Faubel gave up his successful motorcycling career to focus on his family, but his love and dedication for that lifestyle led him to found his own team to inspire and coach young racers like him. This is his story. 

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The King's Cross tragedy: The fire that changed London

Undergraduate portfolio

Just as those wooden escalators caught light at King’s Cross underground station 30 years ago, Marianne Gunnigan was calmly babysitting just a few blocks away. She was also waiting for her friend, Bernadett Kearney, who never arrived.

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Meet the swimwear brand cleaning the oceans and empowering women entrepreneurs worldwide

Undergraduate portfolio

Ruby Moon founder Jo Godden has set out to prove that fashion could truly be a force for good. After 25 years of working in the polluting fashion industry, she decided to become part of the solution.

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Wellbeing in lockdown 3.0: Anxiety at its highest since the first national lockdown

Reach PLC

The percentage of adults saying their wellbeing is being affected by COVID- 19 rose to 56% in January, the highest since the start of the pandemic, according to data released by the
Office for National Statistics (ONS).

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Drink-driving deaths at the highest level in over a decade

Reach PLC

Drink-driving deaths have reached their highest level since 2009, prompting renewed calls for the legal alcohol limit to be cut by a third.

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Online banking and e-commerce frauds soar during the pandemic

Reach PLC

The coronavirus pandemic has seen a surge in online banking and shopping fraud — but only a fraction of these crimes are being reported.

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Worries over risk of harm as one in six children speak with strangers online

Reach PLC

With most children going online every day, tech firms are facing calls to do more to protect them from harm.

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The majority of Covid-19 deaths last year involved disabled people

Reach PLC

The Covid-19 pandemic is having a disproportionate impact on disabled people, who made up around two in three deaths last year.

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