BRUSSELS: The European Union on Monday rejected a proposal to give all 18-year-olds free InterRail passes as too expensive, saying it would instead subsidise some travel for a few thousand students. Up to 7,000 European students will get bus, train or plane tickets to any EU country under a plan unveiled by the European Commission, the executive arm of the 28-nation European Union. But the commission said a suggestion by the European Parliament to give out InterRail passes, beloved of young backpackers travelling…
LONDON: At one point in the year, almost 80 percent of teens in a UK study had insufficient vitamin D that should come from sun exposure, and one quarter had insufficient levels even at the peak of summer, according to a new study.
ISLAMABAD: A pretty 15-year-old girl strikes a pose and pouts at the camera on her phone, so far so Generation Z, but unlike her teenage counterparts in the West, she stops short of posting the photo on social media, restricted in part by Pakistan's social mores.
THE HAGUE: Dutch football authorities Monday banned four teenaged boys for life from the game for brutally beating to death an amateur linesman in 2012 in a case that shocked the soccer-mad nation.
MIAMI: One in three American teenagers have changed their behavior after looking up health information online, according to a major study on adolescents and technology released on Tuesday.