Politics

Society

Generation Covid: Helmsdale

“I thought: ‘This is the Highlands, it’s so rural and we have such a low population, we won’t get it here.’ But now everyone’s got it.” THE FACE visits the far north of Scotland, to investigate the pandemic’s impact in Britain’s remotest corners.

Life

How mundane gossip took over the internet

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.

Society

Hang on, can a country really ban crypto?

From China to Iraq, countries around the world are attempting to stop crypto in its decentralised tracks. But cryptocurrency bans are kind of like underage drinking or watching iPlayer without a TV licence: incredibly hard to police.

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