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AP

Why cartoons are more violent than films

Children's cartoons depict death more often than films for adults, according to research.

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EPA

Pageants put pressure on girls - activist

Do we really want young girls to aspire to be Miss World given the high levels of eating disorders, asks an activist.

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Just 70 spoonsful of sugar?

How your child may be eating up to 70 teaspoons of sugar a day. Richard Price puts it to the test in an experiment.

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Minecraft now a publishing sensation
September 11 2014 at 11:56

Popular game Minecraft has spun off into one of publishing's most successful franchises with a series of compact books.

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Keith Richards book - with pics by daughter
September 9 2014 at 11:41

When Rolling Stones rocker Keith Richards started writing a children's book, he hired his daughter.

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How to stop bullying in schools
September 5 2014 at 13:41

Two British experts look at ways in which schools can tackle the problem of bullying.

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UK warns over fake loom bands
September 5 2014 at 10:58

Parents are being urged to ensure that the loom bands their obsessed children are using are not cheap rip-offs.

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All phone, no play makes Jack a dull boy
September 3 2014 at 14:11

Children who spend more than four hours a day on their cellphone perform worse on school tests, a survey suggests.

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Nick Cannon pens children’s poetry book
September 3 2014 at 11:49

Nick Cannon has been keeping a notebook for much of his life, and next year we'll get to see some of the entries.

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Child suicide on the increase - experts
September 2 2014 at 11:53

South African children face an increasing risk of suicide as the tragedy increases dramatically worldwide.

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Autistic children ‘have a bright future’
September 2 2014 at 11:53

Children with autism can become valued members of society, says a US professor whose daughter is autistic.

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Hello, that kitty is not a cat
August 29 2014 at 11:35

Hello Kitty is not a cat - and never has been , the company behind Japan's global icon of cute insist.

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Vulnerability to hepatitis B may persist
August 28 2014 at 12:07

Children may still be vulnerable to the cancer-causing hepatitis B virus despite having been inoculated, new research suggests.

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