By Imran Rahman-Jones and Marie Jackson Home Secretary Priti Patel has asked police forces for an update following a number of cases of women reporting being spiked by needles in nightclubs. Police chiefs have also been tasked by the Commons Home Affairs Committee to urgently assess the scale of the problem around the country. One […]
By Imran Rahman-Jones and Gurvinder Gill Me Too founder Tarana Burke says Harvey Weinstein being jailed this year was “astonishing” but far from the end of the movement. Tarana began using the phrase “Me Too” in 2006 to raise awareness of women who had been abused. Eleven years later, it found global recognition after a viral […]
Is student debt as bad as it sounds? Radio 1 Newsbeat’s teamed up with BBC Reality Check to look into how much of an impact student loans have on life after university. Read the full article here.
US President Donald Trump is making his first state visit to the UK. We take a look at what he’ll get up to in the next few days.
The UK is controversially letting Huawei build some of the tech needed for 5G coverage in the UK. Some people think it might help the Chinese government spy in the UK.
A quick whizz through the history of the EU – via some of the number one songs of the past 60 years.
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A year ago today, a 19-year-old walked into his old school in Florida and killed 17 people with an assault rifle. Two survivors at Marjory Stoneman Douglas school talk about what has happened since. Read more about the Never Again campaign and March For Our Lives.
We all do it – we don’t quite understand something, so we reach for our phones and Google it. And Brexit is no different. Here we answer the five most-googled questions to do with Brexit over the past 24 hours. Don’t worry, we promise to keep it simple. Read the full article at BBC Newsbeat.
WWE stars John Cena and Daniel Bryan have pulled out of an event in Saudi Arabia which is happening on Friday. They haven’t said why, but some are suggesting it’s because of the way the Middle Eastern country has handled the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. He was a critic of the Saudi government who […]
The day we’ve been waiting for all year has finally come around – the budget’s been announced. Ok – that might be a stretch but the government has outlined what it’s going to do with its money for the next few years. Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond stood in Parliament for more than an […]