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How three Iranian women spurred mass protests against hardline regime
Huge bravery of Sepideh Rashno, Mahsa Amini and Nika Shakarami against state restrictions on women’s freedoms may be catalyst for change

Rosie Swash

13, Oct, 2022 @12:47 PM

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Iran arrests musician as anthem for protests goes viral
The lyrics to Baraye by Shervin Hajipour are taken from ordinary Iranians voicing their anger in the wake of Mahsa Amini’s death

Rosie Swash

04, Oct, 2022 @11:26 AM

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‘The Taliban don’t know how to govern’: the Afghan women shaping global policy from exile
Despite the upheaval of the Taliban takeover, the ‘group of six’ are finding ways to tackle the political and humanitarian crisis

Rosie Swash and Ruchi Kumar

25, Aug, 2022 @5:30 AM

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Arrests and TV confessions as Iran cracks down on women’s ‘improper’ clothing
Protests follow appearance of ‘tortured’ writer on state television, while human rights group warn forced confessions on the rise as hijab laws hardened

Rosie Swash

23, Aug, 2022 @5:30 AM

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As 1.3 million people flee, Ukraine’s refugee crisis is only just beginning
Analysis: despite the EU’s solidarity in helping those escaping war, aid agencies are overwhelmed with many people stuck at borders

Annie Kelly, Rosie Swash and Katy Fallon in Lonya

05, Mar, 2022 @4:13 PM

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Death threats and phone calls: the women answering cries for help one year on from Poland’s abortion ban
As new laws hit the most vulnerable pregnant women in need of care, volunteers struggle to help those unable to access safe abortions

Rosie Swash and Weronika Strzyżyńska in Warsaw

23, Jan, 2022 @8:00 AM

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More than 30,000 Polish women sought illegal or foreign abortions since law change last year
Tens of thousands have travelled to other European countries including England for legal terminations since near-total ban, campaigners say

Rosie Swash

22, Oct, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Denmark could face legal action over attempts to return Syrian refugees
Rights groups say other European countries could follow, as Danish authorities use a report that deems Damascus safe to deny residency status

Bethan McKernan, Rosie Swash and Annie Kelly

29, Jul, 2021 @5:30 AM

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Immigrants in their own words: 100 stories
What pushed them away from their first homes, what pulled them to these shores, what new lives are they making in Britain? The Guardian asked immigrants living in the UK to tell us about their experiences. These are their stories

Rosie Swash, Laura Oliver, Caroline Bannock, Rachel Obordo, Troy Griggs and Josh Holder

24, Mar, 2015 @7:00 AM

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Men and women's cycle clothing for 2015, tried and tested
How do cycle-influenced clothes from Ted Baker and Marks & Spencer measure up against those from more bike-oriented firms Vulpine and Rapha?

Peter Walker and Rosie Swash

19, Jan, 2015 @11:18 AM

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Five surprise sing-alongs on the train, from Erasure to The Lion King
Fans returning home from a gig have given a spontaneous performance of A Little Respect, to the delight of the internet

Rosie Swash

16, Dec, 2014 @11:17 AM

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Ten things we learned from Posh People: Inside Tatler
Rosie Swash: Camera crews followed the staff of glossy society style mag Tatler for six months to find out what life is like inside Britain’s toffiest publication. Posh, is the answer. Real posh. Here are some things we found out

Rosie Swash

24, Nov, 2014 @10:00 PM

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