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'It’s given me faith back in humanity': the lockdown volunteers – a photo essay
During lockdown an army of volunteers has been quietly undertaking essential everyday activities that have become impossible for those shielding from Covid-19. Guardian photographer Alicia Canter has spent the last month tagging along

Alicia Canter

26, Mar, 2021 @4:35 PM

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Birth in lockdown: a doula photo essay
Photographer Alicia Canter has been investigating how people have been coping with pregnancy and birth during the coronavirus lockdown

Alicia Canter

23, Jun, 2020 @5:00 AM

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Lyon's festival of lights: before and after – in pictures
Lyon’s Fête des Lumières is the world’s largest visual arts festival. It takes place over four nights every December and attracts millions of visitors from all over the world

Alicia Canter with production by Joanna Ruck

11, Dec, 2018 @7:00 AM

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Women in Construction
Guardian photographer Alicia Canter photographs 12 women working in the UK construction industry and talks to them about their experiences

Alicia Canter

08, Oct, 2018 @6:00 AM

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NHS at 70: staff and patients pay tribute to 'best thing in the world' – as it happened
On the 70th birthday of the NHS, the Guardian is reporting from King’s College hospital, south London, to tell stories from the frontline

Jessica Elgot, Sarah Marsh, Alicia Canter, Linda Nylind, Mark Smith and Adharanand Finn

05, Jul, 2018 @6:42 PM

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'We felt we were special': 70 years of saving lives on the NHS frontline
Employees past and present recall their experiences working for the health service

Rachel Obordo, Sarah Johnson and Caroline Bannock Photography: Alicia Canter

02, Jul, 2018 @9:11 AM

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Protests in Paris, May 1968 – photographs then and now
As Paris exploded in mass protests, words scrawled on the walls of the Sorbonne summed up the revolutionary zeal: “Run free, comrade, we’ve left the old world behind!” Fifty years on, May 1968 remains a watershed moment. Photographer Alicia Canter revisits the key locations

Alicia Canter and Guy Lane

02, May, 2018 @6:00 AM

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Suffragette London – then and now
In 1918, following years of bitter struggle, some women finally gained the right to vote

Alicia Canter

06, Feb, 2018 @7:30 AM

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One hundred and eighty - a darts photo essay
Alicia Canter went to the Lakeside Country Club in Frimley Green to sample the unique atmosphere of the BDO Championships

Alicia Canter and Matt Fidler

15, Jan, 2018 @6:43 AM

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'I have worn lots of uniform': primary pupils on their first day of school
Children across England are starting their new school. We went to talk to them at home before and after their big day

Christopher Thomond, Alicia Canter and Adrian Sherratt. Production: Matt Fidler

14, Sep, 2017 @11:25 AM

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Teargas, cold, no toilets: plight of refugees in Calais revealed
As woods in northern France once again house hundreds of people, many report police aggression and sparse supplies

Amelia Gentleman in Calais. Photography: Alicia Canter

10, Aug, 2017 @6:38 PM

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Allez allez! Le Tour de France - a photo essay
Alicia Canter went to Puy to watch the Tour storm into the mountains

Alicia Canter for the Guardian with Matt Fidler and Joanna Ruck

21, Jul, 2017 @7:45 AM

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