For the past few months, BBC Newsbeat and the BBC Data Visualisation unit have been working on a big project called Know Your Place. Its main aim is to let under-26s know what their local area is like for things such as rent prices, going out and mental health services. Users can also select their […]
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Februdairy: The dairy industry fights back against Veganuary
The dairy industry has launched a campaign to try to promote cow products in the UK. Februdairy was launched by an ex-vegan animal scientist in response to the Veganuary campaign. Read the full article at BBC Newsbeat.
Modern slavery: Nail salons ‘using trafficked individuals’
There’s a warning that workers in your local nail bar could be victims of human trafficking. It’s not as simple as saying that all cheap nail bars exploit their staff, so it’s important to be able to recognise those that do. Read the full article on BBC Newsbeat.
VIDEO: What to do if you’re told you have an STI
What do you do if you're told you've got an STI? Here's some advice from a couple who've had chlamydia… pic.twitter.com/rbwR60E0Ut — BBC Newsbeat (@BBCNewsbeat) December 15, 2017 By Lindsay Brown, Woody Morris and Imran Rahman-Jones
Housing, student debt and pay: Why the Budget matters to you more than ever
Chancellor Philip Hammond is in charge of the UK’s finances and will be delivering his Budget statement. That’s where he’ll set out how he intends to spend the country’s money over the next year and beyond. And with his party desperate to appeal to young voters, this is the one to pay attention to.
Bailiff visit ‘made me feel physically sick and intimidated’
Vulnerable people in debt shouldn’t be visited at their homes by bailiffs, according to one charity. The Money Advice Trust found that bailiffs were used more than two million times last year. Paige Causewell, 26, lives on her own and was visited by a bailiff for some unpaid council tax earlier this year.