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

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