The Sun and the Daily Mail sell 3 million copies a day between them. But their decades-long claim to dominating public opinion may have finally come to an end.
Were previous warnings ignored? Were less fire-resistant materials used in a recent refurbishment? Who is ultimately responsible?
On the one hand, as a teenager, modelling did throw opportunities and possibilities my way that I couldn’t have experienced elsewhere. On the other, I was plunged into a world where I was celebrated for the way I looked – a very potent thing at any age, let alone in adolescence.
This is what psychologists have observed in survivors and the population at large.
In an election that was supposed to be about Brexit, but where the parties have hardly discussed the issue, two Labour candidates tell BuzzFeed News it's been central to their campaigns.
By capitalising on Brexit and disillusionment among traditional Labour voters, the Tories think they can take former steeltown seats like North West Durham on Thursday.
"I think I’ll vote Corbyn, which is strange," one previously Conservative voter in Derby North told BuzzFeed News.
If I could tell teenage me anything it's this: You will be able to visit the Moulin Rouge of your imagination, and be part of it, to drink and dance without guilt, and feel as close to comfortable in your own body as you’ll have ever felt. And before the night's over, Christian will sing a bit of the Elephant Love Medley to you, so just be ready for that.
Theresa May Is So Dependent On Two Key Advisers They Had To Rejoin Government After The Terror Attacks
BuzzFeed News has learned that Nick Timothy and Fiona Hill "temporarily rejoined" the government in the wake of the Manchester and London Bridge attacks. But critics say the PM's reliance on them is damaging her campaign – and her chances of success in government.
This Is What It's Like To Try To Win An Election When Voters Say They Don't Like Your Party's Key Policy
The Lib Dems hoped their anti-Brexit stance could lead to a general election "surge". But BuzzFeed News visited a key marginal, and target seat where the party's candidates saw their pro-EU policies as a hindrance, not an asset.
The Tory manifesto includes a promise to tackle "burning injustice", Labour has pledged to "unlock the talent of BAME people", and the Lib Dems say they "oppose all discrimination" – but how do they measure up on policy?
"I didn’t vote in the last election – it just seemed futile. But I’m just more engaged now. Most of my friends are staying here to vote and I’d say most of them will vote Labour."
The best longform reporting, feature stories, and personal essays from BuzzFeed UK over the last month.
Somalia is often dubbed the “nation of poets”, but now more and more young Somalis are expressing themselves with photos rather than words.
Labour and the Conservatives have seen their combined vote share fall ever since the 1950s – but now that decades-long trend is in reverse.
It has been six months since the notorious Calais "Jungle" camp was demolished – but many people have been left behind, including kids.
Doubts Over Policy, Questions On National Security, Worries About The Polls. Where Does The Tory Campaign Go From Here?
As the general election campaign fully resumes after the horrific events in Manchester, Theresa May hopes to move on from her manifesto wobble and Labour wants to maintain the momentum that has seen polls narrow.
BuzzFeed News travelled around Britain and found scores of people too disillusioned by this election to vote.
There's no team in "Theresa May's team".
BuzzFeed News went to Cornwall to speak to Tim Farron about his mission to take back control of the party's former heartlands.
Ballet dancers fascinate the mortals who watch them, with their soft costumes juxtaposed over bodies honed by years of gruelling work. We step into the pointed shoes of Marianela Núñez, principal dancer at the Royal Ballet, for a glimpse into her breathless world of beauty and pain.
(And they're probably right.)
How do you plan for an election in weeks when it normally takes more than a year? Senior figures from Sky, ITV, and the BBC tell BuzzFeed News how they're making the best of a tricky situation.
BuzzFeed News went to the Labour heartland of Newcastle-under-Lyme to witness a seismic change in British politics.
YA author Lisa Williamson looks back on her teenage expectations of adulthood.
They've been mocked, ignored, and dismissed as conspiracy mongers – but a small group of hyperpartisan British media outlets have quietly built enormous audiences on Facebook in the space of just two years with relentlessly pro-Corbyn coverage. But how will the British alt-left media cope with the election?
Robotic. Repetitive. Ruthless. We Saw First-Hand How Theresa May’s Campaign Is Going Exactly To Plan
Strong. Stable. Robotic. Repetitive. Ruthlessly efficient. Following Theresa May on the campaign trail hasn’t been illuminating. But get used to it – it’s working.
Mahtab Hussain photographs British South Asian men who are sick of “proving how British they are, whilst at the same time being told how un-British they are”.
One month on from the Westminster terror attack, questions remain about the role prison may have played in the radicalisation of the attacker, Khalid Masood. BuzzFeed News examines how big the problem of extremism in jails really is.
The best longform reporting, feature stories, and personal essays from BuzzFeed UK from April.
There are two kinds of sleep paralysis, and over the past seven years I've experienced both of them on the regular.
A heart attack and a stroke changed my father irrevocably, but does that mean I owe him a clean slate?
Scientists in the UK are not used to picking up placards. But after the March for Science movement began in the US, some are organising protests to stand up for their colleagues across the pond – and for themselves.
After over a decade spent avoiding pools, swimsuits, and public showers, I've found my way back to the water and all the reasons I loved it as a child.
BuzzFeed News has uncovered a proposal to build flats that could have just 6.7 square metres of floor space. Campaigners warn Londoners could end up in "glorified rabbit hutches".
This Woman's Horrific Domestic Abuse Story Shows How the System Lets Victims Fall Through the Cracks
Britain has just agreed to ratify the Istanbul Convention to tackle domestic violence. The big test now is whether Theresa May delivers on her promise to introduce new laws to help women.
Burmese people may be a drop in the ocean of the British population, but that doesn’t mean we don’t deserve representation.
Like me, my brother and sister have weathered serious depression, but their autism diagnoses created a fork in our roads to good mental health.
BuzzFeed News has identified more than £18 million worth of asking-price reductions among flats at the Nine Elms regeneration area on the south bank of the Thames.
In a statement, Shell said it did not believe the company or any of its current or former colleagues had acted illegally.
From telling David Cameron to “grow a pair” to making a music video called "My Clitoris", anti-FGM activists are using their creativity and experiences to call for change.
“It feels like when you love someone and they cheat on you."
Amid the chaotic mess of growing up, Skins felt like a warm hug reminding me I wasn't alone.
The best longform reporting, feature stories, and personal essays from BuzzFeed UK from March.
Two years after a Fox News expert was ridiculed for saying Birmingham was a "no-go zone", the city finds itself under the spotlight due to the murderous actions of Khalid Masood.
The Sussex Beacon in Brighton has been caring for the sick and dying since 1992. But cuts threaten its future. For how much longer can it survive? BuzzFeed News investigates.
Essays and features about being a mother and having one.
Growing up between two languages and cultures, I felt like an outsider. But when my love of reading brought me online, I found connections all over the world.
In her debut movie, The Fits, Anna Rose Holmer provides a meditation on self-discovery that steers away from a sexual awakening and focuses on finding the profound in the mundane.
As a referendum seems tantalisingly close, BuzzFeed News went on the road with Ireland's growing pro-abortion rights movement.
One extra digit added to an IP address saw Nigel Lang wrongfully suspected of being a paedophile. Speaking about his ordeal for the first time, he tells BuzzFeed News how the mistake ruined his life.
About 40,000 people in the US get Bell's palsy every year. A few years ago, I was one of them.
Disabled people are being stranded, humiliated, and misinformed on British transport despite legislation promising to do the opposite, BuzzFeed News can reveal.
The best longform reporting, feature stories, and personal essays from BuzzFeed UK this February.
When I tell people I'm 40 and live at my parents' house, the most common response is, “Lucky you, I wish my parents lived in London!”
“I knew I was doing something of substance, but it’s really overwhelming.” In an exclusive interview with BuzzFeed News, Greg Owen reveals the story behind Britain's largest ever drop in HIV transmissions.
"There was a point when I thought I couldn’t make another film, and now look at the film we made.”
Chores, endless attempts to save up, and what it's like to sleep in your childhood bedroom.
After a few months, you start to agree that maybe there is a stage of contemplation more in-depth and enlightening than standing in front of an open fridge at 5am eating cold pizza.
BuzzFeed spoke to the comedian and mental health campaigner about her new book, Frazzled.
The voice that tells me I can’t pull things off is now an almost inaudible murmur that I regularly ignore, and I implore you to do the same.
Taylor Swift's embrace of victimhood doesn't begin and end with Kanye West – it can be traced back to the start of her decade-long career in both her music and her relationship with the media.
In the wake of the ban on travel to the US from seven majority-Muslim countries, I'm thinking of one specific Syrian refugee, and the classmates who supported her.
I didn't think it would happen to me, but when it did, I learned that bankruptcy isn't synonymous with failure.
How one woman's brutal killing has highlighted a devastating distrust of police.
People working in Barnsley get paid 10% less than the rest of the country, research published this week found. BuzzFeed News spoke to them.
"That’s what keeps me going. If he could do it, I can too."
Almost 4,000 prisoners in England and Wales have indeterminate sentences and don't know when, or if, they will be released. BuzzFeed News speaks to three women who are fighting for their loved ones to come home.
On learning that I wasn't just "bad with numbers".
When the outside world and the pressures of everyday life overwhelm me, I fill a basket with cheap clothes and queue for quiet.
Dawson’s Creek, Clueless, Judy Blume, they’ve all made a promise to me – that I’ll meet a boy, that there’ll be a love story, and it will be amazing.
We may have missed out on a traditional sibling relationship, but my twin brother's cerebral palsy, hydrocephalus, and epilepsy has far from ruined our lives.
My twin brother and I rarely hung out. Until I bought a PS4.
I was halfway around the world when my rescue dog died, and making new fluffy friends helped me mourn her.
Because the worst situation you could ever imagine doesn't have to mean the end of the world.
Because it's 2016 and women can vote, go to war, and let both parents walk them down the damn aisle.
Synaesthesia isn't just associating colours with words and numbers. In my case, it means I see the world around me in terms of dates and time – my mental calendar lives in my field of vision.
My dad and I had a tense relationship, but his unexpected death led me to re-evaluate parts of him I'd never really known.
In times of stress or mental exhaustion, I recover through the ritual of cooking.
Please don't read this, Mum.
I was insecure about being Indian until a host of women online taught me that my culture is something to be proud of.
Holly Bourne, author of What's a Girl Gotta Do?, spoke to BuzzFeed about feminism, mental health, and fighting for what she believes in.
The 2012 Olympics Opening Ceremony presented a united front, but today we're still not as inclusive as we should be.
Sarah Crossan is changing the game for British YA.
I'll lose all my cellulite, be a great role model, and shame my school enemies.
His books are the biggest things since Harry Potter, and Dave Rudden is using his spotlight to talk about bullying and mental health issues facing kids today.
Think you can wait until your thirties to have the baby talk? Not all of us are so lucky.
"You don’t come across a lot of plays that are passing the Bechdel test."
Sometimes there's no snappy way of putting it, no label that really describes how your head and your heart work.