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‘This sexy, powerful me is me’
After the gradual demise of Slow Club came the rapid ascent of Self Esteem, Rebecca Lucy Taylor’s first solo project. The Sheffield musician tells Christian Lisseman that its name too has been prophetic – and there’s a party going on in her head.

Campaigners call for fair Windrush claims
The Home Office currently oversees compensation for victims of the hostile environment scandal but advocates claim there is a conflict of interest.

Cracking down on food giants
Organic and fair trade labels have proved there is a big demand for responsible, ethical products in supermarkets. Now, Roger Ratcliffe reports, a new approach to food marketing is coming to the UK.

Bright futures for countryside youth
Visitors to the beautiful Dales and Lakes may wonder why anyone would want to leave – but for many young people brought up there, the attractions are not so clear. Giles Brown reports on attempts to persuade them to stay.

Plus
Arts and entertainment, columnist Saskia Murphy’s expert tips for working from home, Chris Stein of Blondie fame writes a letter to his younger self, crossword, Sudoku and more.

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