Young people

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Young people must report harmful online content, says UK watchdog
Ofcom says 67% of 13 to 24-year-olds have seen harmful content on social media, but only 17% report it

Dan Milmo

26, Jun, 2022 @11:01 PM

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US bans Juul but young vapers are already switching to newer products
Analysis: Juul is only the fourth most popular e-cigarette with adolescents, who are increasingly opting for disposable alternatives

Katharine Gammon

26, Jun, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Teens and vaping: ‘We would have had a nicotine-free generation’
Bubblegum flavoured, feted on Tiktok and in some cases addictive – vaping is attracting a generation of young people who would never light a cigarette. And it’s making some sick

Bianca Nogrady

24, Jun, 2022 @8:00 PM

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Young people don’t care about the strikes of the 1970s and 80s. They are worried about now | Eve Livingston
Low pay and insecure work are issues that overwhelmingly affect them. That’s why the denigration of unions is not working, says journalist Eve Livingston

Eve Livingston

24, Jun, 2022 @5:00 AM

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A criminal record should not be a life sentence | Letters
Letters: David Wacks on youth convictions and cautions, John Hughes on the need to delete records of minor offences from decades ago, and a magistrate on the need for DBS reform

Letters

23, Jun, 2022 @5:01 PM

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Former Tory minister calls 10% rise in state pension ‘ludicrous’
Jim O’Neill scathing about decision to help pensioners while forcing real-terms pay cuts on public sector workers

Rowena Mason and Richard Partington

22, Jun, 2022 @5:18 PM

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The girl power trio of Von King Park: Amy Touchette’s best photograph
‘I love the way these three Brooklyn girls are staring down the camera. They look like they’re going to turn into really strong women’

Interview by Graeme Green

22, Jun, 2022 @1:56 PM

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Ukraine mourns ‘our golden generation’ killed on frontlines
The death of Roman Ratushnyi, 24, a prominent environmental campaigner who died while fighting the Russians, has come to symbolise the war’s heavy toll on society

Pjotr Sauer in Kyiv

19, Jun, 2022 @8:30 AM

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Child type 2 diabetes referrals in England and Wales jump 50% amid obesity crisis
Diabetes UK warns cost of living crisis could aggravate problem and accuses government of ‘letting our children down’

Andrew Gregory

15, Jun, 2022 @6:01 AM

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Growing numbers of young Africans want to move abroad, survey suggests
Covid, climate, stability and violence contributing to young people feeling pessimistic about future, survey of 15 countries suggests

Kaamil Ahmed

13, Jun, 2022 @6:00 AM

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As my son turns 16, I thank the universe his fraught birth is only a memory | Ranjana Srivastava
After a precarious start to life, we will mark this family milestone with happiness and gratitude

Ranjana Srivastava

10, Jun, 2022 @8:00 PM

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‘It’s a war on the people’: El Salvador’s mass arrests send thousands into despair
At least 38,000 people have been arrested under Nayib Bukele’s draconic state of exemption

Tom Phillips in Salcoatitán

08, Jun, 2022 @10:17 PM

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