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Lonelygirl15: how one mysterious vlogger

changed the internet

n June 2006, a 16-year-old girl began a video blog on YouTube. Her name was Bree, she’d been lurking in the burgeoning community for a while. She was a self-described dork, she thought her hometown was really boring.

 “Maybe that’s why I spend so much time on my computer …”


the story behind the fake manchester

attack victims

The tweets usually go something like this.

“My son was in the Manchester Arena today he’s not picking up my call” “Help my sister is missing in #Munich, she was working in Mcdonalds when the shooting started” “My sister was in #Nice near the accident, please help, my mama is crying”


czech scout on her viral fame: it's

important to stand up against fascism

When she attended a counter-demonstration at a far-right rally, Lucie Myslíková thought there would be a little bit of publicity from the local press.

Now a photograph of the 16-year-old Scout squaring up to a neo-Nazi has been seen by people all over the world.

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'I cried all the way back': sexual

harassment on public transport

This time last year, Transport for London launched a hard-hitting campaignagainst sexual assault and harassment on its services.

Accompanied by a harrowing video of a woman experiencing sexual assault on the Tube, the campaign urged anyone who experienced unwanted sexual behaviour to report it to the police.

How a hoax story about betting on Le Pen

fooled the internet

You may have seen screenshots of tweets from a disappointed Brexiter who was trying to convince Ladbrokes his 13-year-old son put a £500 bet on Marine Le Pen winning the French election.



 The Guardian has been reporting on one of the most complex organisations in the world: the NHS.

As part of the project, we asked our readers to tell us if there was a time the NHS saved their life. More than 1,000 people got in touch with stories from all areas of the health service.