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Emma Barnett

Emma Barnett presents BBC Radio 4’s Woman’s Hour and BBC Two’s Newsnight. She writes a monthly column for i

Article thumbnail: Pregnant businesswoman using tablet PC. Female professional is standing at desk. She is in brightly lit office.

Why I have written myself a letter before maternity leave (and what it says)

I am sharing the details of this mini insurance policy document because I think it speaks volumes about what it entails psychologically to put one’s career in the deep freeze and then return to it

A grieving father wants to awake people to gun violence. He wants you to imagine how it feels

A reliable, informative companion: Happy 100th birthday radio, my dear old friend

Article thumbnail: Merry Varney from Leigh Day, lawyer for the family of Molly Russell, during a press conference in Barnet, north London, after the inquest into the death of schoolgirl Molly Russell. Coroner Andrew Walker has concluded that schoolgirl Molly Russell died after suffering from "negative effects of online content" and that online material viewed by the 14-year-old on sites such as Instagram and Pinterest "was not safe" and "shouldn't have been available for a child to see". Picture date: Friday September 30, 2022. PA Photo. The 14-year-old from Harrow, north-west London, viewed an extensive volume of material on social media, including some linked to anxiety, depression, self-harm and suicide, before ending her life in November 2017. See PA story INQUEST Russell. Photo credit should read: Joshua Bratt/PA Wire

After six rounds of IVF and a miscarriage, I'm trying to share my news

When you know something is wrong, make your voice heard to your doctor