UK Youths

What to Do With The Little S***'s?

Julie Creffield | Posted 14.09.2014 | UK Sport
Julie Creffield

He had to call out "Fatty Must Run" and then roll around laughing and soaking up the admiration of his dad and his friends... I often find myself the victim of abuse from these children not even out of primary school yet. What compels them to be so mean?

500,000 Pupils Destined To Fail At School

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 08.10.2013 | UK Universities & Education

Hundreds of thousands of pupils are destined to fail at school and are being written off at the age of seven, a children's charity has warned. Many...

Boston's 'Famous Five' Rewarded

Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 24.09.2013 | UK

The young chaps who fixed a bike rack in Boston after a boozy night out have been honoured - with Champagne and kebabs. The so-called "famous five"...

LOOK: Not What You'd Expect From A Lad's Night Out

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.09.2013 | UK

It's not what you might expect from a group of lads after a night out. Hanging around a kebab shop, they spot a broken bicycle rack - and decide to...

The BEACH Project: Looking Beneath the Hood of British Teens

Sophie Turton | Posted 22.04.2013 | UK
Sophie Turton

Negativity may sell newspapers but at what cost to the positive progression of our society?

What Does Taking A Gap Year Say About You?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.04.2014 | UK Universities & Education

Students who take gap years are more likely to smoke weed, "engage in risky behaviour" and earn less than those who go to university immediately after...

Asbo Replacement 'Won't Work'. So What Will?

PA | Posted 22.05.2012 | UK Politics

Theresa May's plans to replace anti-social behaviour orders (Asbos) will just repeat the old failings, creating a back door to custody for people who ...

Killers Who Stabbed Boy To Death Outside School Gates To Be Sentenced

PA | Posted 21.12.2011 | UK

Five teenagers will be sentenced today for killing a 15-year-old boy who was stabbed to death as he arrived at school. Four of the youths were found ...

Lucy Sherriff

Girls Like The Smart Guys, Says Rapper Chipmunk | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 13.11.2011 | UK Universities & Education

Chipmunk is better known for his rapping talents and duets with R'n'B superstars such as Chris Brown and Keri Hilson than as a figurehead for educatio...

Two Thirds Of Children 'Struggle With Homework'

PA | Posted 11.11.2011 | UK Universities & Education

PRESS ASSOCIATION -- Almost two-thirds of young people admit they need to do up to two hours more homework per week to succeed at school, according to...

Children As Young As Seven 'Bringing Knives To School'

Lucy Sherriff | Posted 10.11.2011 | UK Universities & Education

Seven-year-olds are bringing knives and other weapons into school, research has revealed. The study conducted by the Centre for Social Justice (CS...

A Generation Victimised by Consumerism

Suswati Basu | Posted 12.10.2011 | UK Politics
Suswati Basu

When examining the conduct of the looters over the last three days, the common attitude towards the actions are that it was 'mindless.' Not only were expensive electronics and clothes stores targeted, but specifically products that tend to target young people were stolen from around the country.

Young People Are Receiving Their Usual Bad Press

Caroline Mortimer | Posted 12.10.2011 | UK Politics
Caroline Mortimer

Young people are so often demonised by the public and the right wing media we have got to the point where we no longer care. We aren't young people, , we are 'youths', the 'dregs' of society.