Children

Thursday, December 6, 2018

Thursday, December 6, 2018

Baby

Doctors can take money from cigarette companies and don't have to tell anyone about it, says Dr Chris van Tulleken

Doctors 'not legally obliged' to declare conflicts of interest

Dr Chris van Tulleken has claimed that babies are wrongly being diagnosed with milk allergies because of the influence of the baby formula industry on medical professionals.

Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Wednesday, December 5, 2018

More than 130,000 children will be without a home at Christmas, says homeless charity Shelter

More than 130,000 children will be without a home at Christmas, says homeless charity Shelter

More than 130,000 children will be without a home at Christmas, says Shelter

More than 130,000 children will not have a “permanent home” on Christmas Day, the homeless charity Shelter has found.

Tuesday, December 4, 2018

Tuesday, December 4, 2018

Child killer David McGreavy who impaled children on railings to be released from prison

David McGreavy: Killer who impaled children on railings to be released from prison

David McGreavy: Killer who impaled children on railings to be released from jail

A man who killed three children before hanging their bodies on a fence outside their home has been cleared for release by the Parole Board.

Seven-year-old youtuber makes £17.2 million in a year

Seven-year-old youtuber makes £17.2 million in a year

Seven-year-old youtuber makes £17.2 million in a year

A seven-year-old boy who reviews toys has topped a list of highest-earning youtubers after making £17.2 million.

Thursday, November 29, 2018

Thursday, November 29, 2018

nkie & Benny’s ‘no phone zone’ is for parents as well as children, says parenting coach

Frankie & Benny’s ‘no phone zone’ is for parents as well as children, says parenting coach

Frankie & Benny’s ‘no phone zone’ is for parents and children, says ex-teacher

Parenting coach Sue Atkins has said that parents often ask about how to “get a teenage off their phone” but parents also need to think about how they use them.

Friday, November 23, 2018

Friday, November 23, 2018

The two-children family has been ‘disappearing for a century’, says sociology professor

The two-children family has been ‘disappearing for almost a century’, says sociology professor

Professor: The two-child family has been ‘disappearing for almost a century’

Professor Ellis Cashmore, Visiting Professor of Sociology at Aston University has said that the two children family has been “disappearing for the best part of a century”, as new figures show that families are now only having one child.

Thursday, November 22, 2018

Thursday, November 22, 2018

NSPCC on report on youngsters' mental disorders: 'We're failing young people'

NSPCC on report on youngsters' mental disorders: 'We're failing young people'

A report from NHS Digital found that one in eight young people had a mental disorder in 2017

Number of 25-year-olds having children reaches record-low as women ‘delay childbearing’, figures show

Number of 25-year-olds having children reaches record-low as women ‘delay childbearing’, figures show

Number of 25-year-olds having children reaches record-low

The number of 25-year-old women having had a child is at a record-low, with only a quarter of women reaching the threshold having had at least one child, new figures find.

Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Tuesday, November 6, 2018

IVF is ‘not a main factor’ in the fall of adoption numbers, says Adoption UK

IVF is ‘not a main factor’ in the fall of adoption numbers, says Adoption UK

IVF is ‘not a main factor’ in the fall of adoption numbers, says Adoption UK

Adoption UK’s Alison Woodhead has said that IVF and other fertility treatments are “a factor” in the drop of adoption numbers but “not the main factor”.

‘Nothing terrible will happen’ if children don’t get their tonsils out, says professor

‘Nothing terrible will happen’ if children don’t get their tonsils out, says professor

‘Nothing terrible will happen’ if children don’t remove tonsils, says professor

Professor Tom Marshall has said that “nothing terrible is going to happen” if children do not get their tonsils removed, after a report found that thousands of children are having “unnecessary” surgery.

Thursday, October 4, 2018

Thursday, October 4, 2018

Pedals under desks would work better in offices than classrooms, says psychologist

Pedals under desks would work better in offices than classrooms, says psychologist

Pedals under desks may work better in offices than classrooms, says psychologist

Psychologist Bradley Busch has said that pedals under desks would work better for “adults in office” rather than in a school, after a Primary school in Suffolk installed pedals under desks to encourage “an active lifestyle”.

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Professor to Matthew Wright: ‘Do we really want to tell children it is okay to hit out at other people?’

Professor to Matthew Wright: ‘Do we really want to tell children it is okay to hit out at other people?’

Professor to Matthew Wright: ‘Do we want to tell children it is okay to hit?'

Professor Ray Jones has said that we should not be teaching our children “it is okay to hit out at other people” by smacking them as psychologists call for smacking of children in the family home to be outlawed due to the effect it can have on their mental health.

Tuesday, July 31, 2018

Tuesday, July 31, 2018

Damian Hinds: 'Technology could help support early development in children'

Damian Hinds: 'Technology could help support early development in children'

The Education Secretary has told Julia Hartley-Brewer that technology could have positive sides in a child's early development.

Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Saira Khan: 'My daughter thought she couldn't be Cinderella because of her brown skin'

Saira Khan: 'My daughter thought she couldn't be Cinderella because of her brown skin'

Saira Khan: 'My daughter said she can't be Cinderella because her of brown skin'

Saira Khan reveals the moment her daughter cried at the Disney movie Cinderella and talks about the effects of not seeing enough minority ethnicity characters

Friday, July 6, 2018

Friday, July 6, 2018

Nurse arrested on suspicion of baby murders bailed

Nurse arrested on suspicion of baby murders bailed

Nurse arrested on suspicion of baby murders bailed

Lucy Letby has been bailed by Cheshire Police pending further inquiries

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Over 22,000 10 and 11-year-olds are severely obese, research finds

Over 22,000 10 and 11-year-olds are severely obese, research finds

Over 22,000 10 and 11-year-olds are severely obese, research finds

There are double the amount of severely obese children in Year 6 as there are in reception class

Monday, May 14, 2018

Monday, May 14, 2018

One third of children with mental health issues are denied help, says NSPCC

One third of children with mental health issues are denied help, says NSPCC

One third of children with mental health issues are denied help, says NSPCC

Research by the NSPCC shows the number of children referred for mental health help has increased since 2014, but a third are being refused help

Wednesday, May 9, 2018

Wednesday, May 9, 2018

NSPCC urges PM to act as '150 children a day denied mental health help'

NSPCC urges PM to act as '150 children a day denied mental health help'

NSPCC urges PM to act as '150 children a day denied mental health help'

The NSPCC has written to the Prime Minister to urge her to speed up improvements to child mental health services

Monday, May 7, 2018

Monday, May 7, 2018

MPs call for legal rights for grandparents to see grandchildren

MPs call for legal rights for grandparents to see grandchildren

MPs call for legal rights for grandparents to see grandchildren

MPs are asking for a revision to the Children's Act that would give grandparents and other relatives increased rights

Monday, April 23, 2018

Monday, April 23, 2018

The technology giant said it would begin holding interactive sessions for schools in its retail stores later this year

Apple scheme to encourage UK kids to get into engineering

Apple scheme to encourage UK kids to get into engineering

Apple has announced its support for the Government's Year of Engineering scheme, designed to get more school children to enter the profession

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Good exam results are important – but not at the expense of mental health, warns Helen Lowe

Headmaster: Parents putting too much pressure on kids to perform

Headmaster: Parents putting too much pressure on kids to perform

Some parents are putting academic success above their child's health and happiness, Helen Lowe has warned

Thursday, April 12, 2018

Thursday, April 12, 2018

The Superman costume as worn by Christopher Reeve

Superman actor Christopher Reeve's son to open spinal cord rehabilitation clinic

Superman actor Christopher Reeve's son to open spinal cord rehabilitation clinic

Matthew Reeve to attend launch of first clinic of its kind in the UK

Monday, April 2, 2018

Monday, April 2, 2018

'Children are malnourished, grey and in dirty clothes', headteachers warn

'Children are malnourished, grey and in dirty clothes', headteachers warn

'Children are malnourished, grey and in dirty clothes', headteachers warn

Headteachers claim some children put food from the school in their pockets to take home

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Kinder Easter eggs criticised for 'sexism'

Kinder Easter eggs criticised for 'sexism'

Kinder Easter eggs criticised for 'sexism'

The eggs come in either pink and blue packaging and have different toys

Monday, March 5, 2018

Monday, March 5, 2018

'Children are being pushed down the route of being transgender', says social theorist

'Children are being pushed down the route of being transgender', says social theorist

'Children are being pushed down the route of being transgender'

Dr Heather Brunskell-Evans has warned it's not scientifically clear that it's possible to be born in the wrong body

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Japanese father granted sole custody of 13 surrogate children in Thailand

Japanese father granted sole custody of 13 surrogate children in Thailand

Japanese father granted sole custody of 13 surrogate children in Thailand

The babies were born by nine surrogate mothers

Friday, February 9, 2018

Friday, February 9, 2018

Man used different social media accounts to send obscene content to young girls

Yorkshire paedophile ridiculed for 'inept' attempt to hide his crimes

Yorkshire paedophile ridiculed for 'inept' attempt to hide his crimes

The man was on bail when he used the different accounts in an attempt to hide what he was doing from police

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Katie Perrior claims women should hire men or ugly women as nannies to avoid cheating partners

Katie Perrior claims women should hire men or ugly women as nannies to avoid cheating partners

Katie Perrior claims women should hire men or ugly women as nannies

Mike Graham and Katie Perrior spoke to pychologist Jane McCartney about why some men cheat with nannies

Monday, February 5, 2018

Monday, February 5, 2018

Firefighters rescue boy being dangled from balcony by grandmother

Firefighters rescue boy being dangled from balcony by grandmother

Firefighters rescue boy being dangled from balcony by grandmother

The boy was attached to a rope and had allegedly been trying to reach a blanket

Thursday, January 25, 2018

Thursday, January 25, 2018

Gay couple sues US State Department for allowing only one of their twins citizenship

Gay couple sues US State Department for allowing only one of their twins citizenship

Gay couple sues US State Department for allowing only one child citizenship

Andrew and Elad Dvash-Banks had twins using a surrogate mother, each with one of the father's DNA

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Child poverty in UK is 'growing crisis', research shows

Child poverty in UK is 'growing crisis', research shows

Child poverty in UK is 'growing crisis', research shows

The End Child Poverty coalition says half of the children in some parts of the UK are growing up in poverty

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Turpin parents home in California was listed as private school, but never inspected

California torture scandal: Turpin parents' home was listed as private school, but never inspected

Turpin parents' home was listed as private school, but never inspected

David and Louise Turpin allegedly tortured their 13 children at home

Friday, January 5, 2018

Friday, January 5, 2018

Iain's conversation with Claire took a rather bizarre turn

'I'm not that bothered I haven’t died from anything yet' - Iain Lee declares quote of the night

'I haven’t died from anything yet' - Iain Lee declares quote of the night

Caller Claire's comment caused an outburst of laughter from our talkRADIO host

Tuesday, January 2, 2018

Tuesday, January 2, 2018

'We can't always blame parents for children being overweight', says British Obesity Society

Obesity campaigner blames Margaret Thatcher changes for Britain's crisis

Obesity campaigner blames Margaret Thatcher changes for Britain's crisis

Paul Evans from the British Obesity Society says we must improve education on diet

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

'Heartless and evil' - Theresa May slammed over homelessness at PMQs

'Heartless and evil' - Theresa May slammed over homelessness at PMQs

'Heartless and evil' - Theresa May slammed over homelessness at PMQs

Labour MPs shouted 'shame' when Theresa May responded to a question by MP Rosena Allin-Khan

Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Tuesday, December 19, 2017

MP used 'inaccurate figures about children' from Grenfell Tower

Grenfell Tower: Labour MP Emma Dent Coad 'used inaccurate figures about children affected'

abour MP 'used inaccurate figures about children affected in Grenfell'

Emma Dent Coad claimed over 200 children were still in bed and breakfast accommodation for up to six months, adding she believed it was illegal

Monday, December 18, 2017

Monday, December 18, 2017

Saturday Night Live host Kevin Hart slammed for 'sexist' joke about parents

Saturday Night Live host Kevin Hart slammed for 'sexist' joke about parents

Saturday Night Live host Kevin Hart slammed for 'sexist' joke about parents

Kevin Hart spoke about the roles of mothers and fathers during this monologue on Saturday Night Live

Monday, December 11, 2017

Monday, December 11, 2017

NHS gender survey is 'political correctness gone wrong', says Tim Loughton MP

NHS child gender survey is 'political correctness gone mad', says Tory MP Tim Loughton

NHS child gender survey is 'political correctness gone mad', says Tory MP

The MP for East Worthing and Shoreham spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about a survey from the NHS which asked children if they were comfortable in their gender

Father complains to 'sexist' school claiming its like travelling through time

Father complains to 'sexist' school claiming its like travelling through time

Father complains to 'sexist' school claiming its like travelling through time

Stephen Callaghan wrote a letter which said his daughter left for school in 2017 'but when she returned home in the afternoon she was from 1968'

Monday, December 4, 2017

Monday, December 4, 2017

Poverty progress at risk of reversing back 20 years

Joseph Rowntree Foundation research finds that 30% of children and 16% of pensioners live in poverty

Poverty progress at risk of reversing back 20 years

Currently, 30% of children and 16% of pensioners live in poverty in the United Kingdom.

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

'Abysmal presentation' - Damian Green criticised over sexual harassment and arms sales in PMQs

'Abysmal presentation' - Damian Green criticised over sexual harassment and arms sales in PMQs

'Abysmal presentation' - Damian Green criticised for PMQs performance

Damian Green was standing in for Theresa May in PMQs, but many on Twitter aren't actually sure how to spell his name

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

11-year-old girl writes letter to accuse Beano of sexism

11-year-old girl Bea Rutherford writes letter to accuse Beano of sexism

11-year-old girl writes letter to accuse Beano of sexism

Bea Rutherford called the children's comic 'unbelievably sexist' for a competition and Christmas mystery box advert

Monday, November 20, 2017

Monday, November 20, 2017

10-year-old girl already on the way to becoming world's strongest woman

10-year-old girl already on the way to becoming world's strongest woman

10-year-old girl already on the way to becoming world's strongest woman

A 10-year-old girl in Sweden can already deadlift 65 kilograms

Friday, November 17, 2017

Friday, November 17, 2017

'Extra curricular activities for children are not a privilege they are a right', says Steve Coogan

'Extra-curricular activities for children are not a privilege they are a right', says Steve Coogan

'Extra-curricular activities for children are a fundamental right'

Comedian Steve Coogan is calling for more funding for schools

Friday, November 10, 2017

Friday, November 10, 2017

'Terrorism will be with us for generations, the Prevent strategy needs more resources'

'Terrorism will be with us for generations, the Prevent strategy needs more resources'

'Terrorism will be with us for years, the Prevent strategy needs more resources'

Security expert Christ Phillips says if we avert one terrorist attack with the Prevent strategy then the scheme has paid for itself many times over

Thursday, November 2, 2017

Thursday, November 2, 2017

Man arrested for 'sexually abusing 15 children after chatting online about gaming'

Man arrested for 'sexually abusing 15 children after chatting online about gaming'

Man arrested for 'sexually abusing 15 children after contacting them online'

It is claimed the man would ask the children to visit him to play games and smoke hookah pipes

Thursday, October 19, 2017

Thursday, October 19, 2017

Parents in Michigan warned about fake school bus trying to pick up children

Parents in Michigan warned about fake school bus trying to pick up children

Parents in Michigan warned about fake school bus trying to pick up children

Police say when a parent tried to approach the bus the driver quickly sped away

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Imam accused of holding weddings for 27 underage girls in Egypt

Imam accused of holding weddings for 27 underage girls in Egypt

Imam accused of holding weddings for 27 underage girls in Egypt

The Imam is now facing a disciplinary hearing and has been suspended from his work

Thursday, September 28, 2017

Thursday, September 28, 2017

Rape charges against 28-year-old dropped as 11-year-old had 'consensual sex'

Rape charges against 28-year-old dropped as prosecutors say 11-year-old consented to sex

Rape charges against 28-year-old dropped as 11-year-old 'consented to sex'

The man is now only faces charges of sexually assaulting a minor

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Saudi Arabia: Women may be able to drive but they're a long way from equality

Saudi driving ban: Five basic restrictions which still blight the lives of Saudi women

Five basic restrictions which still blight the lives of Saudi women

There are still many rules against women in Saudi Arabia which are completely different to those set out for men

Monday, September 18, 2017

Monday, September 18, 2017

'Women need to know their options' about fertility, says TV presenter June Sarpong

'Women need to know their options' about fertility, says TV presenter June Sarpong

'Women need to know their options' about fertility, says June Sarpong

The TV presenter spoke to Julia about women's fertility and the workplace

Monday, September 4, 2017

Monday, September 4, 2017

John Lewis: 'Some clothes shops treat boys and girls like they're different species', say Julia Hartley-Brewer

John Lewis: 'Some clothes shops treat boys and girls like they're different species', say Julia Hartley-Brewer

Julia Hartley-Brewer: 'Girls and boy are treated as different species by shops'

Julia Hartley-Brewer has warned parents that they should never buy t-shirts saying princess on them for their daughters

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Girl aged 10 gives birth after being raped and refused abortion

10-year-old girl gives birth after being raped and refused abortion

Girl aged 10 gives birth after being raped and refused abortion

The baby was delivered by C-section at Government Medical College and Hospital in Chandigarh, India

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

'Children excluded for sexual misconduct need better sex education'

'Children caught watching porn at school need to be educated, not excluded'

'Children caught watching porn at school need to be educated, not excluded'

Children as young as five have been excluded form school for sexual misconduct

Friday, July 21, 2017

Friday, July 21, 2017

'Council sent four officials to tell five-year-old she couldn't sell lemonade on the street', says father

Andre Spicer: Father whose five-year-old was fined for selling lemonade describes her ordeal

Father whose five-year-old was fined for selling lemonade describes her ordeal

A five-year-old girl was told she could not sell lemonade on the street without a trading permit and was fined

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