News·Posted on 1 Aug 201711 Longreads You Need In Your Life Right NowThe best longform reporting, feature stories, and personal essays from BuzzFeed UK over the last month.by by Chelsey PippinBuzzFeed Staff, by Louise RidleyBuzzFeed StaffFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink Rebecca Hendin / Tim Lane / Sian Butcher / BuzzFeed 1. Meet The Loud, Fearless, And Feminist Women Of London's Women's Wrestling Scene – Alicia Melville-Smith Tim Lane / Mohamed Abdulle / BuzzFeed In the wake of the popularity of Netflix series GLOW, which tells the story of the formation of a female wrestling group in the 1980s, BuzzFeed News set out to discover what the real world of women's wrestling was like. 2. This Is What People Displaced By The Grenfell Fire Are Going Through Now – Fiona Rutherford Rob Pinney / Laura Gallant / BuzzFeed News Anxiety attacks, sleepless nights, and missing home: BuzzFeed News spoke to people trying to rebuild their lives four weeks on from the inferno. 3. Here's What It's Like To Meet Your Online Friends IRL – Hannah Woodhead Sian Butcher / BuzzFeed Online I created a persona based on the person I wanted to be. It was a better version of me; it didn’t have all the ugly bits. But I’ve since learned it’s the ugly bits that make us interesting. 4. Here’s What The Key Players Of The Junior Doctors Dispute Are Doing A Year On – Laura Silver Laura Gallant / BuzzFeed One year after the end of a long and bitter dispute over the junior doctors’ contract, the final batch of staff are about to be moved on to it. But those who battled against it are still pushing for change in the NHS. 5. Two Funerals And A Funeral – Rebecca Hendin Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Rebecca Hendin / BuzzFeed It's said that life comes at you in threes. Sometimes death does too. 6. This Is What It Was Like To Go To Jail In England Just For Being Gay – Patrick Strudwick Laura Gallant / Tim Lane / BuzzFeed Fifty years after homosexuality was partially decriminalised, Keith Biddlecombe tells BuzzFeed News about what happened when he was sent to prison in the 1950s, and the devastating tragedy that unfolded as a result. 7. Stuck Between A Fence And A Hard Place — Caroline O'Donoghue Rebecca Hendin / BuzzFeed I can't free a stuck ram, but maybe I can try to untangle myself a bit. 8. This Man Is Trying To Win Back His Hereditary Seat In The House Of Lords In Britain’s Most Exclusive Election – Alex Spence Rebecca Hendin / BuzzFeed A small group of aristocrats will this week award another aristocrat the right to sit in the UK’s upper house and participate in crucial Brexit debates. Hugh Somerleyton wants it to be him. 9. Seven Rules for Being Alone – Eli Goldstone Sian Butcher / BuzzFeed Loneliness can be combated using this one weird trick: Hang clean laundry up. 10. This Is Why Prisoners Are Deliberately Reoffending After They Leave Jail – Patrick Smith Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Tim Lane / Getty / BuzzFeed With prisons in crisis and probation services unable to cope with demand, prisoners are routinely leaving jail with nowhere to live and no prospect of employment. BuzzFeed News hears their stories and asks how this can happen in the 21st century. 11. This Woman Wants To Change The Way You Think About Halal Food – Aisha Gani Charlie Forgham-Bailey for BuzzFeed News Meet the woman changing the Halal food game online. Chelsey PippinBuzzFeed StaffChelsey Pippin is commissioning editor for features at BuzzFeed UK and is based in London.Contact Chelsey Pippin at firstname.lastname@example.org.Got a confidential tip? 👉 Submit it hereLouise RidleyBuzzFeed StaffLouise Ridley is a News Editor for BuzzFeed News and is based in London. Contact Louise Ridley at email@example.com.