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Know Your Place: Local areas ranked for under-26s
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 […]
VIDEO: ‘Gammon’ is one of the words of 2018
By Imran Rahman-Jones and Shiona McCallum
Budget 2018: Wages, mental health support and universal credit
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 […]
What is the Chequers plan?
🇮🇪 IRELAND One of the trickiest things to solve about Brexit is what happens with the border between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland #ChequersPlan More 👉 https://t.co/m4Pf42QbcB pic.twitter.com/ysgLIXW104 — BBC Newsbeat (@BBCNewsbeat) September 21, 2018 👨👩👧👦 PEOPLE The UK wants to control immigration of people from the EU, which it currently can for […]
VIDEO: Could the Arctic be where the next Cold War happens?
Arctic ice is melting, meaning it's easier to access. And Russia is stepping up its military activity in the area… Watch our 2016 doc Fighting in the Freezer: https://t.co/9gzKqKLVfl pic.twitter.com/mrzJxvo0Lp — BBC Newsbeat (@BBCNewsbeat) August 15, 2018
Moss Side: A history of the Manchester neighbourhood
A shooting in Manchester’s Moss Side area which injured 10 people is being investigated by the police as attempted murder. Moss Side has historically had a reputation for being a neighbourhood of gangs and gun crime – a characterisation historian Dr Charlotte Wildman describes as “unfair”. But it’s not always had that reputation and, in recent years, […]
VIDEO: Corrie Mckeague: The RAF gunner who disappeared
This is the story of Corrie Mckeague, the RAF gunner who disappeared two years ago in in Bury St Edmunds and hasn't been seen since. Known to sleep in bins on nights out, his family believe his body was taken away and is now "somewhere in the Suffolk waste disposal system" pic.twitter.com/d6SL1YSxck — BBC Newsbeat […]
Local elections: Your guide to the vote in England
Various regions in England will go to the polls on Thursday as local elections take place. People will be voting for their local councillors, with about 150 different councils up for grabs this year. Click here to read the full article on BBC Newsbeat.
Police poster tells people giving money to the homeless helps them buy drugs
A poster telling people not to give change to rough sleepers has sparked a debate on how people treat them. It’s after a housing campaigner posted a picture of a poster online which said: “You will be helping them to buy the drugs that could kill them.” Read the full story at BBC Newsbeat.
Northern and Midlands trainee teachers ‘told to change their accents’
By Will Chalk & Imran Rahman-Jones What’s the right way to pronounce “grass”? It’s the never-ending debate you have with your mates from other parts of the country. But a linguist says that trainee teachers with northern or Midlands accents are being told to change their accents and “adopt southern pronunciation”. Click here to read […]
Equal marriage in Northern Ireland: ‘We’re asking to be treated with dignity’
“We’re not asking for the world here,” says Stephen Donnan. “We’re asking for a simple change in the law to let us be treated with dignity. I think once people realise that, then minds start to change.” Stephen’s talking about the campaign to introduce gay marriage into the only UK country where it’s not allowed: […]