Post Tagged with: "teen"

Toronto Film Festival: The teen actresses gaining plaudits in I Kill Giants

September 12, 2017 12:55 am0 comments
Toronto Film Festival: The teen actresses gaining plaudits in I Kill Giants

It’s not often you ask an actor how they felt about working with their co-star and they reply: “We hated each other.” Fortunately Madison Wolfe is only kidding, and she and Sydney Wade collapse into giggles as they explain how close they grew on the set of their new movie […]

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Teen Choice Awards: Miley Cyrus explains her absence

August 14, 2017 3:22 am0 comments
Teen Choice Awards: Miley Cyrus explains her absence

Miley Cyrus was set to attend the Teen Choice Awards on Sunday to receive the ceremony’s top honour… but things didn’t quite go according to plan. The 24-year-old had been due to collect the Ultimate Choice Award at the ceremony in person. But within minutes of the show’s start, presenter […]

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Brain scans 'may spot teen drug problems'

February 22, 2017 4:58 am0 comments
Brain scans 'may spot teen drug problems'

An international team of scientists say the way teenagers’ brains are wired may help predict whether they will develop drug problems in the future. The team looked at adolescents who were generally more impulsive than their peers – a trait sometimes linked to the misuse of drugs. They found teenagers […]

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Moderate screen use 'boosts teen wellbeing'

January 13, 2017 12:51 pm0 comments
Moderate screen use 'boosts teen wellbeing'

A study of screen time and mental wellbeing among teenagers has suggested moderate use of devices may be beneficial in a connected world. The researchers collected self-reported data from 120,000 English 15-year-olds about their digital device habits. They found a “Goldilocks effect” where a few hours of device-use seemed to […]

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Terminally ill teen won historic ruling to freeze body

November 17, 2016 5:16 pm0 comments
Terminally ill teen won historic ruling to freeze body

A 14-year-old girl who wanted her body to be frozen so she could be brought back to life, won an historic legal fight shortly before her death. The girl, who was terminally ill with a rare cancer, was supported in her wish to be cryogenically preserved by her mother – […]

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Shawn Mendes wins big at the Radio 1 Teen Awards

October 23, 2016 6:48 pm0 comments
Shawn Mendes wins big at the Radio 1 Teen Awards

Shawn Mendes was the big winner at this year’s Radio 1 Teen Awards, taking two of the top prizes. The singer won Best International Solo Artist and Best Single for Stitches. Last year’s co-hosts The Vamps won Best British Group, to add to the three awards they won in 2014. […]

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There's a call to end 'gun violence' at this year's Teen Choice Awards

August 1, 2016 12:45 am0 comments
There's a call to end 'gun violence' at this year's Teen Choice Awards

The ongoing issue of gun violence in the US was raised at the Teen Choice Awards in Los Angeles. Hollywood actress Jessica Alba was joined on stage by teenagers who’ve been directly affected by recent shootings in America. She asked viewers to use the hashtag #StopTheViolence, saying: “It keeps happening, […]

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Teen inspired by serial killers detained

April 29, 2016 11:33 am0 comments
Teen inspired by serial killers detained

A teenager fascinated by serial killers has been detained for 27 years for the murders of two strangers in Essex. James Fairweather was found guilty of stabbing James Attfield and Nahid Almanea to death in Colchester in 2014, when he was 15. The 17-year-old, from Colchester, admitted manslaughter but denied […]

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Second teen arrested over TalkTalk hack

October 30, 2015 6:52 am0 comments
Second teen arrested over TalkTalk hack

TalkTalk hack: Police arrest second teen 30 October 2015 From the section UK Image copyright Reuters Police have made a second arrest, a 16-year-old boy from west London, in connection with the investigation into an alleged data theft from TalkTalk. He was arrested on suspicion of Computer Misuse Act offences […]

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Hanging murder teen 'failed by police'

October 14, 2015 2:52 am0 comments

Georgia Williams murder: Killer not stopped after previous attack 14 October 2015 From the section England Media captionSteve Williams said he truly knew what it meant to be broken-hearted A teenager hanged by a man obsessed with asphyxiating girls was failed by police and social services assigned to her killer […]

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