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Did you know that you can experience zero G and get a feel of what true weightlessness is really... #10 - Brain-stand! Winners Announced 11/11/19
Question to All of the Experts: Have you been on the Zero G Flight (aka the VOMIT COMET)? And... Your chance to ask a space expert! 11/11/19
Question to Abby Hutty: Do you think one day it will be possible to create advanced AI Robots... Your chance to ask a space expert! 07/11/19
Thanks Tom! I guess I’m thinking about robots further in the future that are much, much, more... Mars habitation: is it possible? 07/11/19
After giving it a lot more thought, I believe at this moment in time, I don’t think it’s a good... Mars habitation: is it possible? 06/11/19
I’m all for space exploration, however, I’m not too optimistic about the human race colonising... Mars habitation: is it possible? 04/11/19
The three words I use to describe Space are Astronomical, Awe-Inspiring and... #8 - Three Words And Why 29/10/19
The first time I saw the Hong Kong protest was the one that drew a reported 2 million people in... Why so violent? 28/10/19
I’m so impressed with all the questions being put forward to all of the six experts because all... Sophia Yan, China Correspondent, answers YOUR questions! 21/10/19
Wow! This is a very good letter brilliant_blackberry and fairminded_cat!! You both put forward... Dear Catherine West... 21/10/19
Hi Tom, I first heard about the plight of the Uighurs on BBC news some time ago, but I’ve also... Is it fair for Hong Kong's government to ban face-masks? 09/10/19
Well I think, based on reading the BBC article, the reason for banning the face masks is to curb... Is it fair for Hong Kong's government to ban face-masks? 08/10/19
Hi Tom! I think Leaders of the free world that do support the plight of HK citizens should all... Should Britain interfere with Hong Kong? 06/10/19
Your information about trade is fantastic; if Britain suddenly stops trading with China, it’s... Should Britain interfere with Hong Kong? 02/10/19
I agree completely with what you say, just based on morality, surely we shouldn’t stand by and... Should we get involved -both sides 02/10/19
The majority of China’s citizens do not know that the 1989 Tiananmen Square massacre existed,... How is Hong Kong Going to Reach a Compromise with it's People? 23/9/19
I can’t see a compromise unless China decided to grant Hong Kong their freedom and become... How is Hong Kong Going to Reach a Compromise with it's People? 23/9/19
Thank you for taking the time to read my post analytical_yuzu! The fight for freedom is a... Freedom of Movement; is it a Human Right? 23/9/19
Thank you for reading my post frank_raisin! Yes, I definitely agree with you; it is a... Freedom of Movement; is it a Human Right? 23/9/19
For me, picture B is the odd one out. Picture A conveys the idea that anybody can be given a... #3: Odd-One-Out - Winners Announced! 23/9/19
The level above is only supported by the level below. It’s not only social class systems... #1 Caption Contest Winners Announced 12/9/19
I have really enjoyed my whole experience with BNC. The fact that I got to focus on one issue at... Final competition 2018/19 18/7/19
Hi Tiff! Yes, I do think there will be negative consequences to flying less as it would... Support ‘Flight Free 2020’ 16/7/19
Before researching this I didn’t realise how much technology and research is currently out there... Weekly Competition #38 26/6/19
Hi quiet_horse! We had the same issue with plastic cutlery as well, we initially had metal... Are Schools Doing Enough? 25/6/19
Hi content_lemon! Congratulations to you and impartial_panda_bear for your achievements! I... Are Schools Doing Enough? 25/6/19
Hi Content_lemon! I think what your school is doing is amazing! I had already put forward... Are Schools Doing Enough? 23/6/19
To the climate scientist: Question 1 - Recently I have seen a scary report that scientists... Expert alert: ask your questions here! 23/6/19
Yes, definitely. It’s all about being educated and once we are all informed, you then become so... Can an individual personal make a difference to climate change? 23/6/19
Thank you so much resplendent_thought! And thanks for reading my post! Freedom of Movement; is it a Human Right? 13/6/19
I believe children should be allowed to protest without being penalised for doing so. Schools... Weekly Competition #36 12/6/19
Hi Olivia! I think other factors that will always prevent politicians from tackling climate... Why is it taking so long? 09/6/19
Hi quiet_horse! It’s nice to see another Climate Change Alphabet post :) I would like to add... Climate Change By Alphabet 09/6/19
There is a very good BBC documentary called ‘Climate Change-The Facts,’ (can still be seen on... Why is it taking so long? 06/6/19
The Planet won’t be ILL, if we’ve got the WILL Weekly Competition #35 05/6/19
Hi Olivia! Thank you ever so much for your comment! I shall explain why I think rich... Freedom of Movement; is it a Human Right? 30/5/19
One of the many questions I always ask is why people hold bizarre customs which never seem... Weekly Competition #34 29/5/19
Thank you so much for answering my questions! It saddens me to read it all. I think it’s so... Divided families: Q&A 27/5/19
Migrant Misery; 1000s denied visas Weekly Competition #33 21/5/19
Please consider Miss Baker for the award! Hopeful_saxophone and balanced_singer are both... BNC Awards - Exciting news! 19/5/19
I am skeptical of this statement. A world without borders would be a utopian world if everybody... Weekly Competition #32 16/5/19
Hi helpful_rock! Yes it’s so difficult! Italy is truly caught between a rock and a hard... Sicily Borders 14/5/19
Hi enigmatic_iceberg! Thank you for sharing your thoughts. After what you have said, it’s... Sicily Borders 13/5/19
My grandmother migrated from Hong Kong to England when she was 16 all by herself. She came from... Weekly Competition #31 09/5/19
Thank you! No Knife is a Better Life! 09/5/19
Thank you Olivia! To be honest, there were many more questions I could have asked, but then I... We need YOUR questions! Check out who is answering! 07/5/19
Questions to Chahee: The stories of the divided families are so sad and heartbreaking to read,... We need YOUR questions! Check out who is answering! 06/5/19
Hi enigmatic-iceberg! And hello to all new Italian BNC members, it’s so nice to hear all your... Sicily Borders 06/5/19
What’s on the other side of the wall? The other side is a beautiful wilderness,... Weekly Competition #30 01/5/19
It’s important to know that for the majority of migrants who travel illegally to the US-Mexico... Trump Border - Why does he want to build a wall? 01/5/19
Open borders would allow people to move to countries freely to improve their lives and the lives... What would happen if we removed all walls and borders? 30/4/19
Walls protect, walls divide and walls enclose. I think it’s human nature to feel protected by a... Do walls protect or divide people? 28/4/19
Hi Sweden! :) It’s brilliant that we have a Swedish school joining BNC! I’m reading all your... Welcome to our new schools! 24/4/19
Thanks and well done balanced_singer! To be honest, before doing this issue I knew very... Trump Border - Why does he want to build a wall? 23/4/19
Well done! Thought Leader announced for Issue 4 23/4/19
“It’s a national emergency! If Mexico won’t pay, well hey, Uncle Sam shall take on that burden.... Weekly Competition #29 23/4/19
Thank you so much for your lovely comments! I’ve also had a look at Youth Parliament, I never... Direct Democracy 14/4/19
I think if we do have another referendum, certain rules should be put in place; a majority vote... MP Phil Wilson answers YOUR questions! 11/4/19
Hi Tiff, thank you for the star! Even though Theresa May might have voted to remain, we can’t... MP Ruth Smeeth answers YOUR questions 11/4/19
I have responded to Ruth Smeeth, Phil Wilson, Robert Bates. Matt Warman and Graham Smith. In... Easter Holiday Competition 09/4/19
I have gone through all the MP’s comments (except for Stephen Barclay which I can’t get access... Leave Means Leave campaign - ANSWERS! 09/4/19
I agree with MP Phil Wilson. To allow for a People’s Vote is the most democratic way to resolve... MP Phil Wilson answers YOUR questions! 09/4/19
As an MP I think Ruth Smeeth has an incredibly hard job to do. Her constituency voted over 70%... MP Ruth Smeeth answers YOUR questions 09/4/19
I think you gave a strong speech for Indirect Democracy. I actually hold the opposite view for... VIDEO: Direct Democracy Speech 06/4/19
Hi Tiff, Yes I do think it’s a very good thing if Brexit has highlighted some real underlying... Brexit: how will it affect young people? 05/4/19
Switzerland probably has the most direct democratic system in place than any other modern... Weekly Competition #28 03/4/19
Brexit: How will it effect young people Hi fearless_wolverine, I think your post highlighted... Brexit: how will it affect young people? 02/4/19
Hi Tiff, I generally do feel young people are more tolerant of one and another’s beliefs and... Brexit By Alphabet 02/4/19
Xenophobia - A fear of foreigners. I wish it wasn't true but unfortunately we have to... Brexit By Alphabet 01/4/19
Fantastic post! I agree entirely on what you say about another referendum, more so now, we would... Should we have a second referendum? 01/4/19
Good news for our Leeds community this week. The British Library have announced they are... Weekly Competition #27 27/3/19
Hi fearless_tree! The UK do trade with America and India, it’s just not a Free Trade Deal so... Leave Means Leave campaign - ANSWERS! 26/3/19
Misinformation from the Remainers (from The Independent) 'Two thirds of British jobs in... Democracy expert answers your questions! 24/3/19
Thank you BNC for putting my question forward. MP Matt Warman puts forward: ‘Greater Control... MP Matt Warman answers YOUR questions! 22/3/19
‘Brexit: border control finally in our hands!’ This is fake news. We already have full... Weekly Competition #26 20/3/19
Yes, we should have another referendum, it’s 3 years on and the population is different now to... BREAKING BREXIT NEWS! 14/3/19
Hi cultured_atom and buzzing_fossil I think your post is excellent for putting these options... How to break the Brexit deadlock 10/3/19
Last year I watched a documentary called Fashion’s Dirty Secrets on BBC and it follows Stacey... Weekly Competition #24 06/3/19
Are there any clear, factual benefits to leaving the EU? And do any of these benefits greatly... We need YOUR questions! 05/3/19
Hi Olivia, Thank you for the star. Yes, I forgot to mention my parents voted to remain, and... How Our Parent’s Votes Impact Our Opinions? 05/3/19
Hi content_lemon, I really like your post! I agree with your points that you put forward and... Brexit 28/2/19
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-47380314 The link Balanced_Singer has provided us... Why is it taking so long to leave the EU? 28/2/19
No, because what if the majority of the group say we are going to stop drinking water, even... Is it always fair to do what the majority want? 28/2/19
Here is my short summary of the main Brexit sticking points of why it's going so slow. The... What’s the best way to make decisions? 28/2/19
Article 50 was triggered in March 2017, and that meant we only had 2 years to come up with a... Why is it taking so long to leave the EU? 26/2/19
Brexit has taken so long because the politicians have so many disagreements on so many issues of... What’s the best way to make decisions? 26/2/19
Well done guys! This is a good post! Brexit: A fact file 25/2/19
I think my decision would always be based on the information available at that time, however I... What’s the best way to make decisions? 25/2/19
Well done guys! This is a good post! Brexit: A fact file 25/2/19
Thank you for the award! Also congratulation to Michael Faraday School, especially to busy-song... Thought Leader announced! 22/2/19
It was difficult to choose just one option because I believe both B and D are just as important... Weekly Competition #22 20/2/19
Hi Tiff! I think the only way to convince the government for more funding is with hard... No Knife is a Better Life! 20/2/19
Hi Great_Duck The line in the Poem ‘Listen to their issues, hear their plight’ was actually... No Knife is a Better Life! 19/2/19
Hi affable_weaver Very interesting how you looked at the title in different way! I’m not sure... No Knife is a Better Life! 19/2/19
Hi Tiff! Thank you ever so much for your comment! I enjoyed writing this poem although it did... No Knife is a Better Life! 17/2/19
‘The Joy of Holding a Book Will Never Go Out of Style: Sales Improve for Fifth Year in a... Weekly Competition #21 14/2/19
'When ‘Homeless‘ Man Insists On Paying for Fancy Meal With His Hard-Earned Money, Restaurant... Weekly Competition #21 14/2/19
‘First Time Ever, Renewables Overtake Coal As Number 1 Energy Source in Europe’s Biggest... Weekly Competition #21 14/2/19
‘Six-year-old boy showcases amazing hair-styling skills after learning the trade by observing... Weekly Competition #21 14/2/19
'‘Supercooled’ bottles of water INSTANTLY turn rock hard when banged on a table' Now this is... Weekly Competition #21 14/2/19
'After Listening to Mom’s Instinct to Buy a Lottery Ticket, Former White House Chef Will Feed... Weekly Competition #21 14/2/19
‘UK renewable energy capacity surpasses fossil fuels for first time’ The capacity of... Weekly Competition #21 14/2/19
'Mini cars ease children's journey to operating theatre' I thought this was such a lovely... Weekly Competition #21 14/2/19
'Hydrogen fuel cell trains to run on British railways from 2022' Great news! It appears we... Weekly Competition #21 14/2/19
'Germany launches world's first hydrogen-powered train' I love stories like these,... Weekly Competition #21 14/2/19
Teenager Gets Life-Saving Vaccines Behind His Parents' Backs This really gave me a big smile!... Weekly Competition #21 14/2/19
Father Thanks Stranger for Entertaining His Daughter in the Airport: ‘This is the world I want... Weekly Competition #21 14/2/19
Scientists Invent Ingenious Emission-Free System to Bottle Solar Energy in the Summer to Save... Weekly Competition #21 14/2/19
‘Everyday he's shuffling! School teacher rises to fame after leading pupils through an amazing... Weekly Competition #21 14/2/19
'A eureka moment for the planet: we’re finally planting trees again' This is a really... Weekly Competition #21 14/2/19
‘Safety Officers Calm Violent Man By Singing and Dancing’ After taking the wrong medication,... Weekly Competition #21 13/2/19
“UK pupils to join global strike over climate change crisis’ I felt very proud about this... Weekly Competition #21 12/2/19
That is also a very heartwarming story happy_guava! I hope your cousin is fully recovered! Weekly Competition #21 11/2/19
That's a heartwarming story witty_petal! Weekly Competition #21 11/2/19
‘Touching moment three young men help an 89-year-old woman and 100-year-old husband into their... Weekly Competition #21 08/2/19
Punishing kids as young as 12 and even if they are only a suspect is probably the Home... BREAKING NEWS: new strategies to tackle knife crime 07/2/19
I agree with you harmonious seahorse, if the family’s victim wish to remain anonymous then they... Editor at the Daily Mail answers BNC questions! 06/2/19
I think Asma's poem is amazing! Im sure it will really inspire all BNC members as it summarises... Writing your Final piece? TOP TIPS! 06/2/19
I choose B-Reformation - to change the criminal’s behaviour. although the other options are... Weekly competition #19 28/1/19
Can you explain to all BNC members the real benefits with evidence (not opinions) that leaving... Do you have any questions about Brexit for a Member of Parliament? 27/1/19
Yes the government have made many cuts to many services and therefore resources are very... Youth Crime 24/1/19
I think whatever you read I feel you must apply some level of skepticism regardless of whatever... Is everything on the internet true? 23/1/19
Forgive and forget Advice you will always hear of a voice who wants to help. Let go of anger,... Weekly Competition #17 16/1/19
I agree with most of the points made in this post content-lemon and yes poverty and family... Youth Crime 15/1/19
I suppose an obvious reason would be poverty and probably is a major factor why people commit... Finding this Issue scary? 14/1/19
Thank you for the star! I definitely will be researching this further and looking into other... Finding this Issue scary? 14/1/19
Yes I agree with affable_weaver, we should discuss about crime and to understand the cause of... Finding this Issue scary? 14/1/19
That's so funny! 😂 Weekly Competition #16 10/1/19
Police deploy cameras to tackle violent protesters. Weekly Competition #16 10/1/19
Advice for Parents. Stick to a budget, don’t overspend money that you don’t have. No adults... Weekly Competition #15 20/12/18
Footballers get paid a lot because there is a huge demand for the best players. The best players... Are parents wages fare. 12/12/18
After reading everyones comments, I am in agreement with balanced_singer and I disagree with... Are parents wages fare. 11/12/18
Funds go up and down. The Bank of loans and savers, helps cash go your way. Weekly Competition #14 11/12/18
Funds go round again. Invest, lends and stores away for a rainy day. Weekly Competition #14 10/12/18
Savers and Lenders interest on finances gives banks its status Weekly Competition #14 10/12/18
Financial Crisis lendees and lenders, sadly, together we fall. Weekly Competition #14 09/12/18
Financial Crisis bankers and lenders, sadly, together we fall. Weekly Competition #14 08/12/18
Thank you helpful_wallaby! I also agree with your comment, donating to charities will improve... Weekly Competition #13 06/12/18
Money matters as it liberates, protects us and gives us the ability to do good however absence... Weekly Competition #13 06/12/18
‘Money matters in life, but not as much as my values in life.’ I will explain what my... Weekly Competition #13 05/12/18
Thank you for replying to my comment :D I think how much the end consumer considers the... Why everyone is to blame for the financial crisis? 03/12/18
Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) So after a lot of research, CSR is basically a broad... Why everyone is to blame for the financial crisis? 02/12/18
Thank you for commenting on my comment I will research Corporate Social Response (CSR). And I’ll... Why everyone is to blame for the financial crisis? 30/11/18
I think all the headlines are there to grab your attention and I think I would be skeptical with... Weekly Competition #12 28/11/18
Yes, I definitely think that if a banker’s bonuses was reduced or capped to reasonable amount,... Why everyone is to blame for the financial crisis? 28/11/18
I absolutely agree, when I see a leaflet from a bank, there seem to be a lot of jargon and... We need to have better education about finances in school. 27/11/18
Last week in our group we discussed this exact issue and we were asked who was to blame for the... Why everyone is to blame for the financial crisis? 26/11/18
1. House prices just before financial crisis were going up and up and up. This was led by the... Effects of the Financial Crisis 22/11/18
Yes, I do agree, during the financial crisis, the value of properties did go down. However, this... Who did the financial crisis affect me and could have affected you. 20/11/18