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‘This world is going mad’ Stabbing victim says knife crime among young people is ‘getting worse’

[caption id="attachment_425" align="alignright" width="680"] Ibby Djilla was stabbed in the back in November 2017[/caption] Ibby Djilla was heading home from football training with his friends when he was stabbed in the back in November 2017. "All I felt was a hot thing running down my back and leg. I never…

Thousands of teenagers in care living without adults

By Hannah Richardson BBC News education and social affairs reporter   Thousands of teenagers in council care are living in B&Bs, flats and even tents and caravans - with no live-in adult supervision, a report reveals. In 2018, 3,090 looked-after children were living independently, government data published in the Children's Rights Alliance…

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Thousands of teenagers in care living without adults..

Thousands of teenagers in care living without adults

By Hannah Richardson BBC News education and social affairs reporter Thousands of teenagers in council care are living in B&Bs, flats and even tents and caravans - with no live-in adult supervision, a report reveals. In 2018, 3,090 looked-after children were living independently, government data published in the Children's Rights Alliance for…