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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

Italy reignites Mont Blanc border dispute with France

https://i.guim.co.uk/img/media/4c9fc70284c03a0e1c729cff4a62247848be1f4e/0_117_3500_2100/master/3500.jpg?width=140&quality=85&auto=format&fit=max&s=663d75369a67e19dc85c571407d981deForeign minister makes formal complaint about ‘interference’ on the highest Alpine peak Italy has reignited a long-running dispute with Paris over Mont Blanc border rights after French authorities imposed measures … Read More

‘It affects everything’: Hawaii residents demand transparency over Pearl Harbor munitions storage

https://i.guim.co.uk/img/media/547270bb74e0527cb471f5bcbaf9a0c10fcf784f/0_224_6708_4025/master/6708.jpg?width=140&quality=85&auto=format&fit=max&s=5db688d8ef0bac436f594d25295b2d7cUS army plans to consolidate storage along the West Loch section of Pearl Harbor, near densely populated neighborhoods A munitions storage complex being planned by the US army in Hawaii … Read More

Lockdown #1 was bad, but lockdown #2, like all sequels, will be much worse | Joel Golby

https://i.guim.co.uk/img/media/75a7ad6471736de66faa9b67c2749b64d2f0d47a/0_1260_2304_1383/master/2304.jpg?width=140&quality=85&auto=format&fit=max&s=477fda046f429b229ed73520b771bf5bThe days will be shorter, the weather colder – plus we’ve done all the Joe Wicks and jigsaws we can handle Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage … Read More

US Ice officers ‘used torture to make Africans sign own deportation orders’

https://i.guim.co.uk/img/media/f769479eb767c329d602a4c6963bd3da7bb29e7d/783_902_1752_1051/master/1752.jpg?width=140&quality=85&auto=format&fit=max&s=64e7c8b57bdcf95135e4124ca0d3d81aCameroonians say officers choked, beat and threatened to kill them, as lawyers tell of pre-election removal drive US immigration officers allegedly tortured Cameroonian asylum seekers to force them to sign … Read More