The Mercury-winning band's guitarist spent his down time post-tour volunteering at a north London food bank. Now he’s releasing an album of folk instrumentals to raise money and awareness. We speak to him, and to centre manager Abi Odujoko, about the scourge of food poverty – and how it’s immeasurably worse now.
Every Thursday at 8pm the nation sticks its head out the window to applaud the NHS staff and key workers tackling the coronavirus pandemic. Here, photographers from across the UK, capture the moment.
Over the coming weeks, The Face will introduce you to key workers from sectors across the UK. Here, 20-year-old cyclist Alex takes us onto the frontline of food delivery, as we spend an evening making drop offs around Cheltenham.
The claims that it’s beaten Covid-19 might not be entirely accurate, but New Zealand is one of the first countries to start easing lockdown. Is there dancing – or even just socialising – in the streets? Not quite…
Over the coming weeks, The Face will introduce you to key workers from sectors across the UK. Here, 24-year-old courier Connor takes us onto the frontline of parcel delivery, as we spend a day dropping off essential goods around Leeds.
Over the coming weeks, The Face will introduce you to key workers from sectors across the UK. Here, 20-year-old supermarket assistant Keziah takes us onto the frontline of food sales, as we spend a day on a supermarket floor in Reading.
Two hundred working hospital beds. Fifteen per cent unemployment. Poverty rates that only the privileged could ignore. Tunisia is stable, but it’s still under lockdown.
Photographer Jamie Lee Curtis Taete came across a Facebook event for a far-right, anti-lockdown protest in Huntington Beach, California. Naturally, he went down with his camera in tow.
A cancelled new year festival. Idling pad thai vendors and tuk tuk drivers. Deserted bars and massage parlours. No tourists. For one teenage resident, Thailand’s capital is a ghost of its vibrant former self.
The covid-19 outbreak has seen rough sleepers rushed into housing, benefits raised overnight, and the Conservative right’s dream of an ever-shrinking state unceremoniously binned. But will it last?
Cannabis café closures. Designated social areas in public parks. Police patrolling on bikes and boats and hefty fines for breaking the rules. Georgia Boal-Russell – the newly self-titled “Erin Brockovich of hygiene” – reports from The Netherlands.
An army of more than 750,000 people have galvanised into action to help those most vulnerable during the Covid-19 pandemic.
“Should you lock the room on a first date?” and other questions we’re asking ourselves at the birth of a new era for digital intimacy.
It’s home to some of the nation’s most infamous right-wingers, but will the Bluegrass state stay red? Not if these teenagers can help it.
Chinatown was once a busy, dissonant hotspot of downtown, with tenants piled on top of each other. Now it’s an empty lot, free of commerce and devoid of all human activity.
Research shows that fake news travels six times faster than the truth on Twitter. Don’t be a spreader – follow these steps.
In Spain locals are singing with their neighbours, weed dealers are creating “virtual dispensaries” on Instagram, crime has dropped by a staggering 70 per cent and local wildlife roams the streets. Writer Tim Smith shares his observations.
Introducing the Leitat 1, a new respirator created by a Spanish consortium of doctors, engineers and scientists with the specific goal of battling the current pandemic.
Positive measures to protect the arts. Uplifting community initiatives. A newly cashless society. Despite Berlin’s general reluctance to abide by rules, the city's instructions around COVID-19 have struck a chord. Photographer Carys Huws weighs in.
On Friday 20th March 2020, schools across the UK closed their doors to most pupils. For 16 to 18-year-olds up and down Britain, school's suddenly out... forever. We jumped in a WhatsApp group with teens across the country to hear how they feel about the summer that got cancelled.
Video conferencing app Zoom added 2.2 million monthly active users in 2020 – more than the entirety of 2019.
As a rapid response to school and university closures, some of the platform’s biggest learning celebrities have set up The StudyTube Project.
Crooners on balconies. Entrepreneurial drug dealers. Keeping calm and carrying on making fresh pasta. A Brit in Naples reports from Europe’s most self-isolated country.
For decades now, scientists have been warning of the risks of a major pandemic emerging from the animal kingdom and crossing over to humans. Despite several serious warnings, we’re still acting too late. How did we get to where we are now, what can we learn from the past, and what do we need to change?