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Acts of Kindness Advent Calendar

To spread some cheer despite the circumstances, follow a different kind of advent calendar and deliver on one act of kindness every day. - Read more »

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UN climate goals ‘within reach’

And other news you have to know this morning. - Read more »

Best long reads

We've rounded up the very best of the internet for you. - Read more »

3 global stories you may have missed

The humanitarian crisis in Ethiopia, Guatemala’s congress burns, and 250 million workers in India go on strike. - Read more »

Let’s talk vaccines

All you need to know & why you should be hopeful about it - Read more »

Twitter tantrums and the tricky transition of power

Everyone is simply waiting for Trump to finally concede & the transition to begin. The question is: what does Trump have to gain from digging in his heels? - Read more »

A guerrilla guide to dealing with difficult relatives this Christmas

With the revolutionary events of the past year, there is a likelihood that conversations won’t just be about who ate the last mince pie... - Read more »

Closing up (top)shop

... And other stories in today's daily digest. - Read more »

Ambassador Report: Covid in Hong Kong

Here’s a report from our Ambassador in Hong Kong, Rebecca J Merrit, with the controversies and challenges for the territory. - Read more »

Why you should Shop Small this Xmas

This year more than every before, indie businesses need our support: hear it from four business owners who would love for you to shop small this season. - Read more »

An Ode to the Rainy Walk to Work

Is it time to fake commute? - Read more »

Timothée Chalamet interviews Zendaya

And other great long reads from the week. - Read more »

“Hug and kiss elderly relatives? I would not.”

We cover uproar over the new tiering system, Donald Trump, vaccines, Turkish politics, The xx, and a cancer 'game-changer'. - Read more »

Christmas tier, oh Christmas tier

Hancock set to reveal our post-lockdown tier, Priti is at the centre of scandal again and Trump pardons a self-confessed liar... - Read more »

Is it time to forget the Kardashians?

And the other best reads from this week! - Read more »

Biden won, but what’s next?

Your answers to key questions. - Read more »

The body changes. The mind does not.

This and other great long reads from the week. - Read more »