More teenagers have been murdered in London this year than in the whole of Despite police getting extra funding and resources to combat violence in the capital, the appalling teenage murder rate is on course to be one of the highest since the Second World War. So far this year, 18 teenagers have been killed. The latest victim was a year-old who was knifed to death in Sydenham, south-east London, on Friday night. Jalan Woods-Bell, 15, was stabbed to death on his way to school in Hayes, west London, at 8.
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By Andy Young For Mailonline. Six British teenagers from a top girls' private school are trapped in a quarantine hotel in Greece for two weeks after just one of them tested positive for Covid. But when they took their Covid lateral flow tests required before they got to the airport, one of the girls tested positive, throwing their travel plans into chaos. Elise Dunweber, mother of one of the girls, told how they had their passports taken from them at 2am and they were effectively kidnapped by police in a patrol car and taken to a quarantine hotel where they must remain for 14 days. They are stuck in Greece while we are at home and we can't do anything to help them. It just goes to show the confusion that lots of holidaymakers are facing at the moment with covid and isolation. The rules aren't clear, it's chaotic and no one knows what's going on.
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A fear of failure means UK teenagers are the most dissatisfied in Europe. More than a third — 36 per cent — of year-olds scored low on life satisfaction in a survey by the Children's Society. They also ranked last out of 24 European countries for 'sense of purpose' with 43 per cent saying their life lacked clear meaning.
By Mary Kekatos Acting U. Health Editor For Dailymail. Kelly Danielpour, 18 pictured , founded the website VaxTeen, and has been informing adolescents with vaccine-hesitant parents about minority consent laws, which allow teens to get shots without adult approval. Teenagers whose parents are vaccine-hesitant are helping each other schedule appointments to get the COVID shot.