Fifteen-year-old Cori Gauff is being hailed as "the comeback kid" after she saved two match points before going on to beat Polona Hercog and book her place in the fourth round of Wimbledon. The US tennis sensation battled back from losing the first set and being down in the second to win on Centre Court. Gauff, known as Coco, is the youngest female player to reach the second week of the tournament since Jennifer Capriati made it to the semi-finals aged 15 in
Young people going through the process of adolescence need what they have always needed from their parents. They want your love, your support, your encouragement, your nurture, acceptance and attention. The difference for teenagers is that while children need their parents to be in the lead, pulling them along, directing their steps and making the important decisions, teenagers need to be side by side.
Families on both sides of the pond do things a little differently. If you are someone who happens to be both A a parent, and B American, chances are pretty good that, at some point, at least one person in your life has told you that you need to start parenting like someone from a different country. Exactly which country you should try to emulate in your parenting style, however, is up for debate.
Maybe you saved enough money from your summer job to buy an old car and spent the rest of high school demanding gas money from your friends for driving them around. Most of the time. Apart from your AS-levels, which you could retake anyway. And then your A-levels, which were actually the ones that mattered.
After reading a blog post on HuffPost Teen by an American teen about the "new British invasion" and why American teens have a love for all things British, I was inspired to write an article from a British teen's perspective. It seems that both British and American teens want to be on the other side of the Atlantic from the one they are, in fact, on. I live in Glasgow, a city in Scotland, which is part of the United Kingdom and the country above England.
Jump to navigation. In general, US television has done a pretty bad job of creating teenagers who seem like actual teenagers. In contrast, there are at least four British teen shows released in the past ten years that feature a very different take on teenage life: SkinsThe InbetweenersSome Girlsand My Mad Fat Diary manage to be compelling, funny, and insightful for both adult critics and teenage audiences.
Teenage years are an awkward patch of time, full of B. O, spots and drinking questionable beverages in the park. But for some reason American teen shows tend to portray a very different version of these glorious years.
The police watchdog is investigating after concern was raised by a video that appears to show a Metropolitan police officer beating a teenage suspect with a baton in the street. The investigation is in the early stages it said, adding that it would provide further detail about its scope in due course. A video posted online appears to show a black male in handcuffs on a pavement being struck several times by an officer using a baton.
The high school student went on a Twitter rant about everything she doesn't understand about Brits - she might have a point on some things. If you were unsure if cultural differences still exist in modern society, all you have to do is look at the tweets sent by an American student about British people. The teen went viral after launching into a Twitter tirade attacking everything from Brits' pale skin to their food choices and turn of phrase - and, naturally, Brits weren't very happy about it.