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Crackdown on young celebs in gambling ads

Image copyright ASAImage caption Ads like this should be more heavily restricted in future, say watchdogs Rules around gambling ads, which include a ban on the use of young celebrities and sports stars, will become stricter, especially online. From 1 April, gambling operators will also have to ensure that the majority of the audience of […]

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Probe after Coventry students wear anti-Semitic T-shirts

Image copyright GoogleImage caption Coventry University is investigating the alleged anti-Semitism A student union has suspended the activities of a sports club after two people were pictured wearing anti-Semitic T-shirts on a night out. The pair, from Coventry University, wore tops branded with a Swastika and other racist scrawled slogans. The university said they would […]

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Helping teenagers beat the blues

Image copyright Getty ImagesImage caption Teenagers on the Blues programme are encouraged to get out more Go for a walk, speak to your friends face-to-face, go and visit your grandma. It might sound like common sense, but this is some of the advice being offered to UK teenagers who are showing early signs of anxiety, […]

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‘Lying in later doesn’t mean we’re lazy’

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionLater school start ‘helps us study’, say college students As MPs prepare to debate a petition for schools to start at 10:00, teenagers tell the BBC about their own experiences with early school starts. It takes 100,000 signatures to trigger a Parliamentary debate and this one, saying […]

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Delighting kids from the stage to the page

The world-famous book Zog, by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler is being brought to life on stage for the first time, much to the delight of pre-schoolers. Scheffler told BBC News how the characters were lifted from page to stage. Video Journalist Sophie van Brugen. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-47175771

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Easton and Otley College needs ‘swift action’, commissioner says

Image copyright GoogleImage caption Inspectors found there was “insufficient progress” at the college A rural higher education college, given two consecutive inadequate ratings by inspectors, still has “too much poor teaching”, a report said. Easton & Otley College, which has campuses in Norfolk and Suffolk, offers courses in agriculture and engineering. An intervention assessment by […]

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Charles Darwin school musical dropped after complaints

Image copyright Getty ImagesImage caption Charles Darwin is the founder of modern evolutionary studies A school has axed a musical on evolution over its suggestive lyrics and portrayal of Christian views. Darwin Rocks, about the scientist Charles Darwin, was due to be performed by about 90 pupils at Hartford Manor Primary School, Cheshire, next month. […]