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‘My mental health had never been worse’: loneliness of the UK’s isolating students

https://i.guim.co.uk/img/media/52c210d10f5ee1745ea02fe9f1188bd67cab5f0c/0_116_3500_2101/master/3500.jpg?width=140&quality=85&auto=format&fit=max&s=da95069efa68adaa0279fc8f45c2dd60As campuses impose Covid restrictions and transfer teaching online, struggling students are deferring, dropping out or thinking of doing so Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage When … Read More

‘A tool for systemic change’: jazz comes to Channel 4 for Black History Month

https://i.guim.co.uk/img/media/8c270ebb5d9db9a2a697853535c88d090d715e27/0_130_4000_2401/master/4000.jpg?width=140&quality=85&auto=format&fit=max&s=d4e49145c3e2422e2cbef96e41059e25Ronnie Scott’s plays host to musical luminaries for a one-off programme highlighting the continued power of music by Nina Simone, Billie Holiday and more ‘Jazz was born out of oppression,” … Read More

Alarm as Arctic sea ice not yet freezing at latest date on record

https://i.guim.co.uk/img/media/62d0b4b95fb5ba9b568ef0e3a24593aa6bd41aa8/0_271_5760_3455/master/5760.jpg?width=140&quality=85&auto=format&fit=max&s=d8143481228df9f790f6104f857b1ab9Delayed freeze in Laptev Sea could have knock-on effects across polar region, scientists say For the first time since records began, the main nursery of Arctic sea ice in Siberia … Read More

Glitter is an environmental abomination. It’s time to stop using it | Adrienne Matei

https://i.guim.co.uk/img/media/d2380ce08c5baa837b69edc5972208306cc9ca97/59_253_3650_2188/master/3650.jpg?width=140&quality=85&auto=format&fit=max&s=bada4856a357cc93cf07da9c0c0551cbThis year, several British brands announced they’d ban glitter from holiday products. US companies should follow suit Glitter is notorious for getting everywhere – touch one sparkly Christmas card and … Read More