Amy Francombe

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Life

20 twenty-somethings around the world

Between the pandemic and the protests, this year has been an alarm bell for young people. Here, 20 candidates weigh in on the year so far and give us a snapshot of life in their shoes.

Life

The students are revolting: coronavirus hits halls

Student halls across the UK are being put into lockdown, leaving thousands of freshers cooped up in box rooms, isolated from family, and watching sub-par online lectures. We go inside Manchester Metropolitan, one of the universities worst affected by the crisis, in search of signs of life – and of protest.

Society

The gentrification of Triller

Following a 90 day will-it, won’t-it speculation over Trump’s US TikTok ban, a rival app has welcomed an exodus of disenfranchised, renegade-dancing TikTokers. But how will this impact Triller’s hip-hop DNA that has traditionally elevated its Black creators?

Style

Abby Roberts on LA, lockdown and long-distance love

She has 11.5 million followers on TikTok and is dating one of the app’s swoon-worthy e-boys, Noen Eubanks. Now the Yorkshire teen is readying to up sticks to Los Angeles to carve out a space as YouTube’s Gen Z voice on beauty.

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