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Net zero: Thousands of northern households could be left out in the cold

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MPs vote against protecting bees and tougher pollution targets with 11 days until COP26

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Almost one million households are in rent arrears and facing a homelessness crisis

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‘The system is controlled by gatekeepers – Black creators are doing it their own way’

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Dear Evan Hansen review: 'Hard to know what the filmmakers were aiming for'

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Shappi Khorsandi: 'I'd tell my 16-year-old self, you have ADHD. That’s why you failed your GCSEs'
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Shappi Khorsandi: 'I'd tell my 16-year-old self, you have ADHD. That’s why you failed your GCSEs'

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'The system is controlled by gatekeepers - Black creators are doing it their own way'

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