Young people

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Molly Russell died while suffering from effects of online content, coroner says
Fourteen-year-old died from self-harm, and web material probably contributed to death ‘in more than minimal way’, inquest finds

Dan Milmo Global technology editor

30, Sep, 2022 @12:00 PM

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‘The bleakest of worlds’: how Molly Russell fell into a vortex of despair on social media
London teenager killed herself in 2017 after the darker side of online life overwhelmed her

Dan Milmo Global technology editor

30, Sep, 2022 @11:20 AM

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Molly Russell inquest: social media ‘almost impossible’ to keep track of, says teacher
Headteacher describes ‘terrible shock’ at north London school after 14-year-old killed herself in 2017

Dan Milmo Global technology editor

28, Sep, 2022 @12:23 PM

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My latest worry as a parent is headphones: they’ve become a tool in the generation wars in my house | Sisonke Msimang
I grew up listening to my parent’s music and learning the lessons that came with it. These days kids can tune out for hours on end and never run out of content

Sisonke Msimang

26, Sep, 2022 @5:30 PM

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Not going out: how the cost of living crisis is destroying young people’s social lives
After the curbs of lockdown, many young people are finding themselves stuck at home again – raising fears over loneliness and mental health

Daisy Schofield

26, Sep, 2022 @9:00 AM

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UK universities call for maintenance loan uplift amid students’ financial woes
Russell Group says rise in hardship funding also needed as survey shows average maintenance loan falls £439 short each month

Sally Weale Education correspondent

20, Sep, 2022 @11:01 PM

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How parents cope with empty-nest syndrome | Letters
Letters: Readers respond to Emma Beddington’s article on the best ways to survive the sadness of children leaving home


16, Sep, 2022 @4:33 PM

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Young people in the UK: share your views on the monarchy and republicanism
We want to hear what you think, and how the events of the last week have affected you

Guardian community team

15, Sep, 2022 @12:46 PM

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Healthy teenagers at risk of irregular heartbeats from air pollution, says study
Concern as heart arrhythmias appear to be triggered even when air pollution within quality limits

Ian Sample Science editor

14, Sep, 2022 @9:00 AM

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Paper questions funding of mental health service Headspace amid lack of evidence it improves youth outcomes
CEO of Headspace Jason Trethowan has defended the organisation’s services, describing the paper as ‘biased’ and ‘misleading’

Melissa Davey

14, Sep, 2022 @6:25 AM

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‘Devastated’ UK students forced to live in neighbouring cities in university accommodation crisis
A surge in the number of 18-year-olds combined with a lack of housing and landlords switching to Airbnb create a perfect storm

Anna Fazackerley and Eve Livingston

10, Sep, 2022 @3:00 PM

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Joe Sugg looks back: ‘I’d like to stay curious and unafraid of new things, just like that little boy in the picture’
YouTuber and actor Joe Sugg recreates an early acting gig and reflects on the highs and lows of social media fame

Harriet Gibsone

10, Sep, 2022 @11:00 AM

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