3 teens arrested in Fiji over beating of school student

The group, aged between 15 and 17, has been charged with assault causing actual bodily harm and are due to appear at the Sigatoka Magistrates Court today.

A video, viewed thousands of times, was posted on Facebook this week appearing to show a boy being beaten in a Fiji boarding school.

Facebook removed the video after a request from the country's Online Safety Commission.

Police say the incident took place last year.


These teenagers built their own mental health app

For Me was originally a school project but the NSPCC's Childline has turned it into reality.

"I hope that young people now realise they have somewhere to go," one of the creators, Laura Hindle, tells Newsbeat.

The app features a private "locker" area where users get a daily mood tracker and can write down their thoughts.

It also lets users chat with a counsellor.

"I can't believe this app is a reality and is out there for people all over the country to access and use," Laura tells Newsbeat.

The 'Melaniin Goddess': Meet the model whose skin tone made her a social media sensation

Today, it's not only her proudest asset, it has made her an overnight social media sensation.

After partnering with The Colored Girl on a recent campaign to promote diversity, images of Diop went viral online. The Colored Girl is a creative agency dedicated to celebrating beauty in women of color.

Teen who was relentlessly bullied kills herself in front of her family

Blue hearts, for her "beautiful blue eyes," are taped up and down her high school hallway.

All of them a heartbreaking reminder of a life cut short.

Vela killed herself this week, putting a gun to her chest while her family begged her not to. She was 18 years old -- and she had been relentlessly bullied.

Bullied for her weight

Brandy's sister, Jackie, says the teen had always been bullied for her weight, but the cyberbullying ramped up in April.

The Latest: Guyana calls Venezuela a 'bully'

President David Granger says Venezuela has "pursued a path of intimidation and aggression" as it presses its claim to an area of jungle and rivers that amounts to about 40 percent of Guyana's territory.

Granger said the claims by the larger and more powerful Venezuela have prevented Guyana from seeking to exploit the area known as the Essequibo for its potential mineral and oil resources.