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20 May 2019

A week in the world of women's sport: UWCL glory for Lucy Bronze

In our weekly feature on the ins and outs in women's sport, England's Lucy Bronze was part of the Lyon squad that successfully defended their Uefa Women's Champions League title ...
20 May 2019

The seven biggest things that happened in the Game of Thrones series finale

It's over. After eight seasons, 73 episodes and a whole load of surprises, critically-acclaimed HBO series Game of Thrones has come to its conclusion. After drying our eyes and waving goodbye ...
20 May 2019

The new vegan range from Annabelle Minerals

Picking a new foundation can sometimes be a tedious task - what with all the skin tone tests and choosing the right coverage for you. Because everyone’s skin is different, ...
20 May 2019

Podcast of the week: Netball Nation

We can’t get enough of podcasts here at Female First. That’s why every week, we’re reviewing our favourite one to binge-listen to. The great thing about podcasts is how conveniently ...
19 May 2019

Louisa Rose asks how social media could have a positive effect on vulnerable mothers

Parenting is hard. Really hard. And when you’re in the throws of a 2am feed, bleary eyed and trying to stay awake, it’s common to find yourself scrolling through Instagram ...
19 May 2019

The week in Instagram pictures

These days, we find a lot of celebrity news out through Instagram, straight from the stars themselves. Whether it’s a pregnancy announcement, a new campaign they’re promoting, or simply an ...
17 May 2019

Conspiracy of the Week: Has Avril Lavigne been replaced by a clone or lookalike?

The world would be a boring place without conspiracy theories. Whilst we're not sure we believe in 99% of the stuff we read online and see pulled apart in YouTube ...

17 May 2019

Game of Thrones isn't being ruined by its writers, but by its whiny, entitled fans

There are just a few days until we wave goodbye to Game of Thrones forever. Well, sort of. A number of spin-offs are in their early production stages, with one in particular ...
17 May 2019

Seven LGBTQ+ terms you should probably know

Today marks the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia; a day that promotes inclusivity of all members of the LGBTQ+ community and rejects abuse and hatred towards those with non-conforming ...

17 May 2019

Mental Health Awareness Week: Female First staff share their own personal experiences

To mark Mental Health Awareness Week 2019, some of Female First's staff have put together their own stories of dealing with personal struggles. Note that some of what they have written ...
16 May 2019

Mental Health Awareness Week: Five tips for student wellness

It's no secret that one of the major stresses that young people face is that of their studies. It's a costly venture that has no definite outcome, so the pressures ...
15 May 2019

How I faked a birth, by Anna Morris from Channel 4's Lee and Dean

“It’s like giving birth to a watermelon, through your nostril”, was the advice a midwife gave me about my impeding birth. Except the birth was fake, and I wasn’t really ...

15 May 2019

Dr. Sam Wass discusses The Secret Life of 4 and 5 Year Olds and more! [EXCLUSIVE]

Now a recognisable face across the country thanks to his breaking down of the kids' actions on The Secret Life of 4 and 5 Year Olds, Dr. Sam Wass knows what ...
15 May 2019

Choreographer Brendon Hansford on his new mental health dance workshop and more [EXCLUSIVE]

Choreographing Sam Smith, Rod Stewart and Rick Astley, working on TV shows for the BBC and for brands including Renault and Panasonic, Brandon Hansford also teaches a full range of ...
15 May 2019

Seven celebrity families and how they became famous

Today is International Day of Families, a day which celebrates everything about siblings, parents, children and all the rest. But imagine being a part of a family where you’re all ...
15 May 2019

Olympic hero turned poker star Fatima de Melo urges women to take more risks [EXCLUSIVE]

Becoming an Olympic champion tends to define a life story, yet Fatima de Melo insists she rarely reflects on her moment of glory as a key member of Holland's team of ...

15 May 2019

A week in the world of women's sport: Arsenal finish WSL campaign with a bang

In our weekly feature on the ins and outs in women's sport, Arsenal end their season on a high while we find out the date for the 2020 KPMG Women’s ...
14 May 2019

Meet the inspirational woman behind the Millions Missing Leeds campaign

Last week was ME Awareness week. Between the 6th and 12th of May, events were held all over the world to spread the word about what’s known as the ‘invisible’ ...

14 May 2019

The true cost of the honeymoon period

The team behind www.Codes.co.uk ran a study into the cost of dating someone new versus the cost of being settled down in a long-term relationship, finding that Britons spend £245 a ...
13 May 2019

Twitter Talks: The internet reacts to The Jeremy Kyle Show being suspended

Reality television is by far one of the most divisive issues of modern society, and one show that never fails to enrage a vast proportion of the country is The ...
13 May 2019

Podcast of the week: Mental Health Awareness special

We can’t get enough of podcasts here at Female First. That’s why every week, we’re reviewing our favourite one to binge-listen to. The great thing about podcasts is how conveniently ...
13 May 2019

The celebrities promoting body positivity on social media you need to follow

Sometimes societal pressures can feel inescapable. They’re pushed upon us in the media, in advertisements, social media, billboards - we are constantly being told what we should look like, who ...
13 May 2019

The seven biggest shocks from Game of Thrones' penultimate episode

It was perhaps the most chaotic and surprising episode of Game of Thrones to ever reach broadcast. With just two episodes left to tell the end of their story, screenwriters David Benioff ...
12 May 2019

The week in Instagram pictures

These days, we find a lot of celebrity news out through Instagram, straight from the stars themselves. Whether it’s a pregnancy announcement, a new campaign they’re promoting, or simply an ...