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Am I normal? The top five problems raised by teens

Image copyright Getty Images Navigating life as a teenager can be hard, and when you need support, asking for it can be the biggest challenge. One tool – an app called MeeTwo – offers a…

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Drunkenness among Welsh teens almost halves in 12 years

Wales used to have one of the worst records for weekly drinking among teenagers – but new figures show a drop in the practice. In 2002, a World Health Organisation (WHO) report said around two…


B&M fined for illegal knife sales to east London teens

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption B&M Bargains was handed a court bill of 492,598.53 Retailer B&M Bargains has been fined a record £480,000 for repeatedly selling knives to children as young as 14 in…


Barry man denies using wife as ‘bait’ to exploit teens

Image caption Avril and Peter Griffiths have denied a string of charges from the 1980s and 90s A man has denied using his wife as “bait” to exploit teenagers. Peter Griffiths, 65, and Avril Griffiths,…


Sensible, family-loving teens behind pregnancy rate drop

Image copyright Getty Images Teenagers are becoming less likely to have sex, preferring to spend time with their families and having romantic relationships online, a study suggests. A survey of 1,000 16- to 18-year-olds also…


Don’t be afraid to take phones off teens, says Eton head

Image copyright Getty Images Schools and parents should not be scared to take smartphones and other electronic devices away from teenagers, the headmaster of Eton has said. Simon Henderson, head of the private school since…


North Yorkshire teens ‘plotted Columbine-style attack’

Image copyright PA Image caption The prosecution argue the boys planned to recreate an American high school shooting Two boys plotted to kill fellow pupils and teachers after becoming obsessed with a school shooting in…


Two more teens charged with GBH on girl in Bangor

Image copyright Facebook Image caption A video of the attack has now been removed from Facebook Two more teenagers have been charged after a 16-year-old girl was assaulted in Bangor, County Down, and footage of…



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