This World News Day, we throw it back to 10 ‘Young Post’ stories that made an impact

  • From our exclusive interview with climate change activist Greta Thunberg to coverage of the Hong Kong protests, these are the articles we can’t stop thinking about
  • Stories about Covid-19, subdivided apartments and the Tiananmen crackdown make our list
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This World News Day, we're revisiting YP stories that have made an impact.

World News Day is an occasion to acknowledge the important role news plays in life, and remind the public that honest, truthful journalism matters. In honour of this year’s event, we’ve gone back in time to look at 10 of the stories we think made an especially deep impact, from our exclusive chat to climate change warrior Greta Thunberg, to a day in the life of a young girl who lives in a 55 sq ft subdivided flat.

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The worst summer holiday ever: how one school break was tainted by the lead scandal

Meet the police officer who secretly supports Hong Kong protesters

This teenager ended up in a street gang; how has that affected her life?

That time we chatted to climate change warrior, Greta Thunberg

30 Hongkongers from different generations reflect on the 1989 Tiananmen crackdown

The first female inmate at a Hong Kong university hope people “can see that I’ve transformed”

This student’s experience is an important lesson in why coronavirus precautions are crucial

Junior reporters share what it was like to cover Hong Kong’s protests

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