Young people

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LGBT+ youths twice as likely to contemplate suicide, survey finds
Exclusive: cut off from support networks and often facing tension at home, young LGBT+ people suffered more than most during lockdowns

Rhi Storer

16, May, 2021 @11:01 PM

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Scottish pupils face ‘mental health crisis’ due to lack of exam support
Unions and young people urge incoming education secretary to take immediate action over ‘ghost exams’

Libby Brooks Scotland correspondent

12, May, 2021 @4:49 PM

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My son is far from home – and all he misses is the plants | Emma Beddington
Our elder boy is finally having some fun after a year of lockdown. But he can’t forget the seedlings he left behind, writes Guardian columnist Emma Beddington

Emma Beddington

10, May, 2021 @1:24 PM

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‘This isn’t how my gap year was meant to be’: how Covid turned young people’s lives upside down
Some have missed out on adventure, others on university places – but as well as turmoil, the pandemic has thrown up some surprising consolations

Sally Williams

08, May, 2021 @11:00 AM

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The young people taking their countries to court over climate inaction
Children and young adults around the world are demanding action from governments on global heating and the ecological crisis

Matthew Taylor, Emily Holden, Dan Collyns, Michael Standaert and Ashifa Kassam

07, May, 2021 @8:21 AM

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How has life changed for Manchester’s poorest children in 200 years?
Between the billionaire football clubs and luxury flats, many are still struggling in the city of the Guardian’s birth

Helen Pidd and Caelainn Barr

05, May, 2021 @6:00 AM

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The idea that Labour lacks patriotism is nearly as old as the party itself | James Stafford
Labour needs to present a generous vision for Britain’s future – or it will remain trapped by these same old accusations, says historian James Stafford

James Stafford

04, May, 2021 @2:25 PM

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‘It’s terrifying’: parents’ struggle to get help for children with long Covid
Lack of research into area means children are being sent away from A&E and parents told they are overanxious

Amelia Hill

03, May, 2021 @1:17 PM

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Percussionist Fang Zhang wins BBC Young Musician 2020
The 17-year-old Chinese-born musician triumphed at final delayed a year by pandemic

Imogen Tilden and agencies

03, May, 2021 @10:50 AM

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Zimdancehall dreams: the back yard studios helping Harare get heard
Infectious hits produced on a shoestring allow Zimbabwe’s aspiring musicians to express their struggles and dream big

Nyasha Chingono in Harare

03, May, 2021 @10:11 AM

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London killings: ‘It’s like a war zone. How did it come to this?’
The shooting and stabbing of a teenager in broad daylight on a street in Canning Town is just the latest chapter of what has become Britain’s most violent gangland feud

Mark Townsend

01, May, 2021 @5:59 PM

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UK students sue government over human rights impact of climate crisis
Three claimants in their 20s say their rights to life have been breached because of inadequate roadmap to solve emergency

Isabella Kaminski

30, Apr, 2021 @9:54 AM

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