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Julia O'Driscoll

Dr Jill Biden: meet the ‘Philly girl’ first lady
Joe and Jill Biden exit on Air Force One after flying into RAF Mildenhall in Suffolk
Profile

Dr Jill Biden: meet the ‘Philly girl’ first lady

The US president’s other half is also a community college teacher, cancer research campaigner and grandmother
10 Jun 2021
Is the US-UK relationship really so ‘special’?
Joe Biden Boris Johnson speak over video call
Today’s big question

Is the US-UK relationship really so ‘special’?

Joe Biden isn’t playing ball with Boris Johnson over post-Brexit trade plans
8 Jun 2021
Gen Z’s new takedown: the meaning of ‘cheugy’
Gucci belt
Why we’re talking about . . .

Gen Z’s new takedown: the meaning of ‘cheugy’

Outdated tastes and millennial fashions mocked in viral TikTok trend
25 May 2021
Scottish independence polls: will Scotland leave the UK?
Nicola Sturgeon is re-elected to position of first minister
In Depth

Scottish independence polls: will Scotland leave the UK?

Polls show a drop in nationalist support as SNP seeks legal mandate for second vote
20 May 2021
The pros and cons of Scottish independence
Scottish independence supporters
Pros and cons

The pros and cons of Scottish independence

Impact on trade could outweigh benefits of increased power over international policy
19 May 2021
How to avert a future pandemic
Nurses
In Depth

How to avert a future pandemic

Preventative measures should include enhanced surveillance, reporting and intergovernmental cooperation
12 May 2021
Covid anxiety: the symptoms and how to treat it
Woman covered in plastic bag wears mask to protect from Covid-19
Fact file

Covid anxiety: the symptoms and how to treat it

Research shows that the syndrome is especially common among younger people and women
12 May 2021
What counts as a hate crime in the UK?
Police officers outside Windsor Castle
Getting to grips with . . .

What counts as a hate crime in the UK?

Home secretary calls for a review into the reporting of ‘non-crime hate incidents’
6 May 2021
UK hotels and resorts that feel like a foreign getaway
Aerial view of treehouse accomodation
The wish list

UK hotels and resorts that feel like a foreign getaway

Enjoy the experience of overseas destinations closer to home
6 May 2021
Timeline of the battle to free Britney Spears
Britney Spears attends an awards ceremony in Los Angeles in April 2018
In Depth

Timeline of the battle to free Britney Spears

The singer has been under ‘conservatorship’ since her public breakdown in 2008
4 May 2021
Five things you may not know about Kamala Harris
Kamala Harris
In Depth

Five things you may not know about Kamala Harris

US vice president is also children’s author, culinary connoisseur and seasoned breaker of ‘firsts’
30 Apr 2021