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Commission to ‘engage’ on uniforms

The Competition Commission has concluded its probe into school uniform price fixing.

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AFP

Fury at kids' 'thong’ pageant

Colombian mayor defends ‘shameful’ Little Miss Thong contest.

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REUTERS

Why family dinners really do matter

The most important thing you can do with your kids? Eat dinner with them, says a family therapist.

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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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E-cigs may tempt youths to smoke - study
August 26 2014 at 11:42

Electronic cigarettes may be more tempting to non-smoking youths than conventional cigarettes, US researchers say.

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Latin a game-changer for literacy?
August 22 2014 at 13:37

Educators think kids should read a dead language - and order lunch in it. Frances Stead Sellers finds out why...

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