“Cancelling on a cheap park date over money was horrifically embarrassing.”
Jack Grealish’s other sporting life: as a teenager, he played Gaelic football for an historic Irish sports club in the Midlands. We went there to meet the coaches who remember the “natural”, and the kids who aspire to be him – even the ones from the Blue side of Birmingham. Well, some of them.
Ickbait: Your “ick” says more about you than it does about them, says Hannah Ewens.
Street art, hammocks, anything made out of bamboo. As Clive Martin found on a recent trip to Mexico, influencing is no longer just for the pros. It's now the standard model for travellers.
Ickbait: Grace Medford weighs in on the skin slit that’s the “ultimate crush killer”.
Ickbait: Lauren O’Neill dissects “one of the most heinous practices in British nightlife”.
Widely used as a protesting tool thanks to its encrypted messaging capabilities, party organisers are increasingly using the platform to put on secret DIY raves, recreating all the thrill, hedonism and anonymity of the acid house days.
Made popular by the women of Love Island, before resurfacing via TikTok and reaching regular Twitter virality, the term is all about pushing back against the annoying men in our lives. But what do the lads think about it all?
The dating phenomenon, from which there is apparently no return, may actually be hurting our love lives.
Generation Covid: to end our week of stories, the Labour MP for Nottingham East and the “baby of the House” talks archaic institutions, the power of movements and why the UK needs an irreversible shift in wealth and power.
Lateral flow tests became as rare as the latest shoe release or PlayStation 5. The bot’s “data nerd” creator tells us how government incompetence fuelled his project.
Generation Covid: Many girls may never return to school post-pandemic, while globally women lost $800 billion in income in 2020. Natasha Mudhar, founder of social impact enterprise The World We Want, reveals a gender-focused meaning to the title of our series.
The 20-year-old comic book, Star Wars and Marvel fan has won over thousands of hearts on social media. In the era of wholesome content, he’s just what the doctor ordered.
As the first “post-pandemic” summer beckons, 14 to 23-year-olds reflect on the benefits of isolation and how it changed their lives – sometimes for the better.
“We dealt with lockdown by giving up on real language altogether. We just spoke in bleep-bloops and groans to one another, for the entirety of isolation.” THE FACE sits down with Sheffield's student population to find out how university and grad life changed during the pandemic.
“My old man lives in England so he’d get out of lockdown and be able to go get a haircut or go to the pub, and we’d be here, unable to do bugger all besides go to work and go home.” With more Covid deaths per capita than anywhere else in the UK, youth in Merthyr Tydfil, Wales, have been through a lot. THE FACE discovers how they tried – and struggled – to recover.
We can’t trust the weather to be onside with our socialising plans. But post-lockdowns, nor, it seems, do we fully trust ourselves.
We surveyed the 10-year cohort of young people who slipped into teenagehood and adulthood over two years of Covid – that’s 314 of you, to be exact. Here are the results...
“We have more shared interests than differences today. We need to champion that shared struggle as young people in a world beyond pandemic.” THE FACE hits the streets of Northern Ireland to find out how Covid politicised young people.
To mark the two-year anniversary of the UK’s first lockdown, we’re running a week-long series of stories exploring the impact of the pandemic on young people.
Generation Covid: The author of the critically acclaimed book Cut Short explains what two pandemic years have done to young people whose lives were already precarious.
From podcasts brimming with everyday scandals to entire investigative news stories, the banal and downright dreary has become the internet's favourite flavour of tea – always lukewarm, never piping hot.
You've been shagging without strings and now it's time to put the fling to bed. Feeling surprisingly cut up about it? Good news: that's totally normal. Here's how to move on.