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. https://soundcloud.com/irahmanjones/neveragain-a-year-on-what-has-happened-since Read more about the Never Again campaign and March For Our Lives.
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 … Continue reading Know Your Place: Local areas ranked for under-26s
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 … Continue reading Budget 2018: Wages, mental health support and universal credit
Aidan Huddlestone lost his girlfriend and his sister on the same night. Now, he's calling for what he thinks will stop that happening to more people: graduated driving licences. Read the full story on BBC Newsbeat. Listen to the radio piece here.
https://soundcloud.com/irahmanjones/newsbeat-i-lost-my-girlfriend-and-my-sister-in-the-same-crash Read more about Aidan and GDLs here.
On Valentine's Day 2018, the lives of 3,300 teenagers in Florida changed forever. This is the story of how they started a political movement in just a month. They have a clear message: "Never Again". Click here to read the full story on BBC Newsbeat.
https://www.facebook.com/bbcnewsbeat/videos/10157068257704968/ By Lindsay Brown, Woody Morris and Imran Rahman-Jones
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.
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.
"I've had the weirdest 12 hours of my life," says Emma Blackery, after unexpectedly starring during the iPhone X launch. "What happened last night was absolutely crazy," she tells Newsbeat. "I was at home just watching TV, and suddenly my phone lit up with about 20 of my friends all saying the same thing." The unsigned … Continue reading ‘What is going on right now?’: Emma Blackery unexpectedly stars at iPhone X launch
The first Premier League footballer to be born this millennium made his debut this weekend. Click here to read the full story on BBC Newsbeat.