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2019

ARTICLES

BBC News

12/11/2019

A fake social media video where Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn endorse each other for prime minister has been posted online.

BBC News

05/11/2019

A teenager’s phone helped uncover a vast network of young women who use Instagram to post about self-harm, their thoughts about killing themselves and even their suicide attempts.

BBC News

17/09/2019

UK police and companies must stop using live facial recognition for public surveillance, politicians and campaigners have said.

BBC News

29/08/2019

Leaflets claiming that new relationship education lessons will encourage primary school children to masturbate have been handed out in east London, the BBC has learned.

BBC News

16/07/2019

The effect of a bomb attack on a child can be devastating, both physically and psychologically. Now a new guide for medical staff on how to treat children injured by bomb blasts is being used to save the lives, and limbs, of young people in war zones.

BBC News

09/07/2019

Charging overseas patients for NHS care in England must be suspended until it is clear it is not harming women, the Royal College of Midwives has said.

BBC News

09/04/2019

Protest group Extinction Rebellion's fight against climate change is making headlines - most recently when they stripped almost naked in the House of Commons. The Victoria Derbyshire programme went behind the scenes with the group, which urges people to break the law to save the world.

BBC News

21/02/2019

Some 100 volunteers and family members from the Syria White Helmets civil defence group have been resettled in the UK, the Home Office has confirmed.

BBC Three

11/02/2019

Why are social media companies facing more pressure to regulate influencers?

BBC News

09/01/2019

At least eight men have killed themselves in the UK after being labelled child sex offenders on social media by so-called paedophile hunters, the BBC's Victoria Derbyshire programme has found. One of them was Michael Duff. For the first time, his daughter Lesley explains the enduring trauma of hearing about the claims against her father, via Facebook.

BBC News

05/12/2018

Biohackers want to make their bodies and brains function better by "hacking" their biology. The BBC's Victoria Derbyshire programme meets the people who are inserting technology under their skin, adopting extreme diets and trying to change their DNA.

BBC News

12/11/2018

Council tenants on universal credit have on average more than double the rent arrears of those still on housing benefit, a BBC investigation has found.

BBC News

11/10/2018

An immigration enforcement hotline was called 68 times by MPs or their staff last year, it has been revealed.

BBC News

30/08/2018

The UN refugee agency has urged Greece to move asylum seekers off Lesbos after the Victoria Derbyshire programme exposed appalling conditions.

BBC News

27/08/2018

At Moria camp on the Greek island of Lesbos, there is deadly violence, overcrowding, appalling sanitary conditions and now a charity says children as young as 10 are attempting suicide.

BBC News

14/05/2018

O2 has apologised after two items of "shocking" racist hate mail were sent to a British-Iraqi family in London.

BBC News

13/05/2018

More than half of UK police forces are handing over victims of crime to the Home Office for immigration enforcement, new figures show.

BBC News

26/03/2018

Police officers should be prevented from accessing people's personal mobile phone data without a search warrant, a privacy campaign group has said.

BBC News

27/02/2018

Facebook Messenger has been used to try to deradicalise extremists in a pilot project funded entirely by the company.

BBC News

29/11/2017

Asylum seekers are facing a "lottery" depending on where their appeal is heard, research by the BBC's Victoria Derbyshire programme has found.

BBC News

06/11/2017

Andrea Leadsom knew of a rape case that had been reported to the Commons.

BBC News

17/10/2017

When John's son was placed into care at birth he was distraught - his drug abuse had been the cause. But with the help of a family court focused on reuniting children with their parents, his life began to change.

BBC News

05/09/2017

Doctors who have travelled to Scotland as refugees are being given the chance to start working for the NHS through a training scheme.

BBC News

20/07/2017

A British woman says she is being forced to go to court to get an apology after she was questioned by counter-terrorism police for reading a Syrian art book on a plane.

BBC News

15/05/2017

Sixteen-year-olds will not be allowed to vote at next month's general election, but some are so keen to have their voice heard they are taking to the streets to campaign for their party.

BBC News

09/04/2017

There is a small community of people in the UK who "microdose" - or take small amounts of psychedelic drugs as part of their daily lives. They say it boosts creativity and can have medicinal benefits, despite a lack of scientific research.

BBC News

19/01/2017

When one newspaper reported last year that "enclaves of Islam see UK as 75% Muslim" last year, Miqdaad Versi's instinct was to challenge it. He believes errors in the reporting of Muslims have become all too common, and has made it his mission to fight for corrections.

BBC News

21/11/2016

The Home Office is "disregarding and mistreating" medical evidence of torture in UK asylum claims, a report by a charity suggests.

BBC News

04/11/2016

The Home Office has been forced to review curfews imposed on people after they leave immigration detention centres, a BBC investigation has found.

BBC News

11/10/2016

Singer Lily Allen has never visited a refugee camp before. So when she meets unaccompanied child migrants living in a makeshift camp in Calais, it all becomes too much.

BBC News

25/09/2016

A new report has called for the practice of some British Asian men mistreating women and leaving them soon after getting married in South Asia, to be treated as a form of domestic violence.

BBC News

17/08/2016

Almost 7,000 "Islamophobic" tweets were sent, in English, every day in July worldwide, data seen by the BBC suggests.

BBC News

25/07/2016

O2 customer data is being sold by criminals on the dark net, the Victoria Derbyshire programme has learned.

BBC News

03/07/2016

Calls are growing in France to end a deal that allows Britain to carry out immigration checks on the French side of the English Channel after the UK voted to leave the EU.

BBC News

03/05/2016

On the 4th May 1978, a young Bangladeshi textile worker was murdered in east London. It was a racially motivated killing - not unique at the time - but one that awoke a community. Now locals are dedicating a day in memory of Altab Ali.

BBC News

19/04/2016

The government is paying more than £4m each year in compensation to people who were held unlawfully in immigration detention centres, figures show.

The Huffington Post

08/02/2016

In a busy pub a man is brutally murdered. The killer doesn’t feel the need to hide his face. What does the silence of witnesses mean for a community struggling with gang violence?

BBC News

11/12/2015

Tens of thousands of Syrian refugees are being dispersed throughout Germany. One family in the east of the country describe how their small city is adapting to life alongside the country's new residents.

BBC News

03/09/2015

The number of young Britons travelling to Syria means the authorities are more concerned than ever about countering radicalisation. But how can they deal with people whose views are considered radical?

BBC News

05/05/2015

Next month it will become illegal to pay for sex in Northern Ireland - following Sweden and Norway in criminalising men who use prostitutes.

Prospect

23/01/2015

How has this “anti-Islamisation” movement managed to mobilise huge crowds in less than three months?

BBC News

09/01/2015

The UK is now more religiously diverse than ever but at the same time the number of people with no religion is at an all-time high. So how do you deal with your partner's faith in God if you don't have it?

BBC News

27/12/2014

Last year more than 13,000 people were deported from the UK - but what happens if you can't even pronounce the name of the place they're sending you back to?