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Generation Covid: Merthyr Tydfil

“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.

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

Generation Covid: Belfast

“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.

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.

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