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'You can fly planes': The students who are inspiring younger siblings

Tue, 03/19/2019 - 04:16
The first-in-the-family university students urging younger siblings to aim high with their ambitions.
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Egg freezing: Behind the scenes of a fertility clinic

Tue, 03/19/2019 - 02:19
With more and more women considering it, what exactly does egg freezing involve?
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Revision tips: Sniffing lemons and squeezing ears

Mon, 03/18/2019 - 14:20
A study suggests "positive triggers" like smelling lemons and squeezing your ears could help revision.
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MPs call for tax on social media companies

Mon, 03/18/2019 - 07:35
Their report says the money should be used to fund research into the health impact of social media.
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Forced marriage: 'Dad said he would kill me if he found me'

Mon, 03/18/2019 - 00:21
Sanaz (not her real name) ran away from home aged 13 after taking an overdose in a bid to escape from a forced marriage.
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Knife crime: I'm living on the edge, says student

Sat, 03/16/2019 - 00:54
As knife crime soars to a nine-year high, students at an east London college explain how it is affecting them.
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Heads warn of £5.7bn school funding gap

Fri, 03/15/2019 - 12:32
Heads warn of a funding crisis - and the education secretary says he hears the message "loud and clear".
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Climate strikes spread worldwide as students call for action

Fri, 03/15/2019 - 10:24
Thousands of school pupils protest in cities across Asia and Europe against climate change.
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'Pupil poverty' pressure on school cash

Fri, 03/15/2019 - 01:14
Head teachers say schools, already facing budget cuts, have to help pupils with clothes and food.
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Climate change: How people around the world are directly affected

Fri, 03/15/2019 - 00:25
Young people around the world spoke to the BBC about how they are directly affected by climate change.
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Comic Relief: School shuns red nose plastic because of pollution fears

Thu, 03/14/2019 - 12:56
Sir David Attenborough has written to the children saying he supports what they're doing.
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Parkfield School: Protests called off as LGBT lessons ended

Thu, 03/14/2019 - 12:37
The school in Birmingham wants to work with parents who have been protesting to "find a solution".
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Adults-only inflatables night in Ipswich rekindles childhood joy

Thu, 03/14/2019 - 09:45
"We just wanted to experience what kids experience," says woman at an adults-only inflatables night.
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Emma Haruka Iwao smashes pi world record with Google help

Thu, 03/14/2019 - 08:37
Emma Haruka Iwao calculates the value of pi to 31 trillion digits, after a lifelong fascination.
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Lori Loughlin: US actress released on bail in college cheating scam

Wed, 03/13/2019 - 22:48
The sitcom actress was freed on a $1m bond over a college-entrance scandal involving her daughters.
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Women's college at Cambridge University to accept men

Wed, 03/13/2019 - 18:13
Lucy Cavendish College says it will mean more places for students from under-represented backgrounds.
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GCSE coursework lost in cyber attack on Bridport school

Wed, 03/13/2019 - 16:07
A member of school staff opened an email containing a virus which caused students' work to vanish.
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Thousands of teenagers in care living without adults

Wed, 03/13/2019 - 08:33
Councils place thousands of teenagers in care, B&Bs and caravans without live-in adult supervision.
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'No water and rodents' among student housing gripes

Wed, 03/13/2019 - 07:46
A third of UK students have gone without heating or running water, a survey suggests.
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Students save on fees, but Chile's universities struggle

Wed, 03/13/2019 - 00:19
Chile's universities are warning about a lack of funding after high fees are removed for many students.
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