Young Reporter stories
Here you'll find a selection of stories produced by BBC Young Reporters from across the UK, including some of this year’s BBC Young Reporter Competition winners.
Do computer games reflect the people who play them?
School friends and keen gamers Imogen and Isla are looking at whether the characters in games represent the people who play them.
Covid lockdown a year on: 'My dad became my best friend'
During lockdown Shireen realised that she was living in the same house as her best friend - her dad.
A look inside the new Edinburgh kids' hospital
Angus, one of the BBC’s Young Reporters, tours Edinburgh's new Royal Hospital for Children and Young People (RHCYP).
Young Reporter: 'We need more funding for cancer research'
Matthew, 11, has called for more funding to help find a cure for a rare form of blood cancer.
100 days of lockdown: What have young people been doing during lockdown?
Here’s what four young people and a group of young refugees have been getting up to since the coronavirus pandemic completely changed their lives.
Swapping schools in lockdown
Sisters Aoife (aged 14 – a Year 10 student) and Caoimhe (aged 13 – a Year 9 student) share their experience of what it was like to change schools in lockdown.
BBC Young Reporter finds loophole allowing vaping adverts on school buses
With vaping increasingly popular, Bethan takes a look at how it is being advertised in her home town.
The girl campaigning for more diversity in books
Keziah wants more young people to see themselves represented in the books that they read.
Catriona shares her story about mental health
Catriona, a finalist in the BBC Young Reporter competition, shares her story about mental health provision in schools in Scotland.
Upskirting victim urges other girls to speak out
A teenager from the West Midlands is urging young girls to "find their voice" and speak out against upskirting.
Multiculturism: 'I'm British but have no white friends'
When Stephanie noticed nobody in her friendship group was white, she began to question if Britain was really multicultural.
Young Reporter: 'I had a stroke when I was 14'
Roisin reflects on how she's coping with losing the power in her right side, and initially having to deal with not being able to speak or eat.
Boys try to get skate park plan approved in Swansea
Jake, Elliott and Jed have been trying to get a skate park built near their homes in Swansea.
BBC Young Reporter: 'I don't want to take my own life like my grandad
A 17-year-old boy from Manchester has been speaking about how the suicide of his grandfather left him devastated.
'My dad was away for six years of my life'
Royal Navy serviceman's daughter Alex describes the heartache of losing her dad for years of her life.
TikTok make-up influencer: ‘I feel like an outsider’
Ruben is a successful make-up influencer on TikTok, the 15-year-old’s videos have been liked more than a million times and yet he sometimes feels like "an outsider" in the make-up world.