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
VIDEO: Russell Crowe calls for help for asylum seekers stuck on Manus Island
Asylum seekers who are refusing to leave an Australian detention centre in Papua New Guinea say they are digging the ground to find water. pic.twitter.com/bh5Wx2cjib — BBC Newsbeat (@BBCNewsbeat) November 3, 2017
Vaping will be banned in indoor public places in the state of New York
Vaping is being outlawed in indoor public spaces in the US state of New York. Read the full article on BBC Newsbeat.
Social media and censorship in China: how is it different to the West?
China has disrupted WhatsApp in a censorship drive ahead of the government’s Communist Party meeting next month. Other social media platforms, which people in the West use every day, are also banned in mainland China. Instead they’re replaced by other ones which the government can monitor. So what social media platforms are Chinese people able to use? […]
NFL protests: Female sports stars are taking a stand too
There’s been a huge amount of coverage over the way NFL stars have been protesting against racial injustice. The protests came after Donald Trump said that players who protested during the anthem should be fired. But before that, female sports stars were already speaking out. Read the full article on BBC Newsbeat.
VIDEO: My home Barcelona, a day after terror
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‘I’ve never once felt unsafe in this city’, says Brit in Barcelona
Barcelona resident Georgie Thomas tells Newsbeat about what life is like in Barcelona after terror attacks hit Las Ramblas. Read the full article on BBC Newsbeat here. See the video here.
‘Is it always illegal to kill a woman?’
Ads which feature gender stereotypes will be subject to new rules by the body that oversees UK advertising. There will be a crackdown on promotions which show things like men failing at household tasks while women clean up. The Advertising Standards Authority says that reinforcing gender stereotypes had “costs for individuals, the economy and society”. But they […]
The brother and sister with a £15,000 student debt gap
Students are facing debts rising to more than £50,000 when they leave university. The poorest will owe around £57,000 when they graduate, according to the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS). Interest rates on student loans will be 6.1% from September 2017, and tuition fees are also rising to £9,250. It means that, on average, students […]