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Phone ownership more likely to put kids at risk of bullying

Kids aged between eight and 11 are ‘significantly’ more likely to be victims of cyber bullies if they own a mobile phone, a new study has found.

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Nostalgia: Five British public safety videos which scarred us as children

In these days of the internet, child safety is more of a concern for parents everywhere.

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REVEALED: New statistics reveal the most popular baby names in England and Wales

REVEALED: New statistics reveal the most popular baby names in England and Wales

Olivia has replaced Amelia as the most popular name given to baby girls in England and Wales in 2016, official statistics show.

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Popular brand of kids’ water bottles recalled due to choking fears

Popular brand of kids’ water bottles recalled due to choking fears

A popular brand of children’s drinking bottle has been recalled by the manufacturer due to a risk of choking being identified.

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WATCH: The impossible questions that children ask

‘What are black holes?’, ‘how did the world begin?’ and ‘how does the internet work?’ are among questions asked by kids parents struggle to answer, a study has found.

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‘Guide to life’ says people should leave home at 21 and be on the property ladder at 27

‘Guide to life’ says people should leave home at 21 and be on the property ladder at 27

Experts have revealed the ultimate guide to life - including owning our first car at 21, leaving home at the same age and getting onto the property ladder at 27.

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UPDATED: Babies ‘R’ Us recalls cot mobile over choking fears

A cot mobile has been recalled by its manufacturer due to fears that a part could present a choking hazard.

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Brand choices such as Coke or Pepsi ‘can break up relationships’

Brand choices such as Coke or Pepsi ‘can break up relationships’

Preferring Pepsi to Coke or McDonald’s to Burger King could doom your relationship, according to new research.

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50 nuggets of wisdom every parent should pass on to their kids

50 nuggets of wisdom every parent should pass on to their kids

Parents hand down the same 29 nuggets of wisdom to their children that their own parents did - including ‘get an education’ and ‘always try your best’.

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Take Me Out looking for singletons for new series

Ever fancied being on TV? Well if you’re single and looking for love, now’s your chance!

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Mothercare recalls baby bouncer due to injury risk

Mothercare has announced a voluntary recall of one of its own-brand baby bouncer chairs after it emerged that the fabric seat could become detached from the frame, resulting in a child falling through.

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Blocks in the attic - are you sitting under a hidden Lego fortune?

Blocks in the attic - are you sitting under a hidden Lego fortune?

Could your kids be playing with a hidden fortune? According to new data, households across the UK could contain more than £50 million worth of highly-collectable LEGO.

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Jealousy affects the sexes differently

Jealousy affects the sexes differently

Women feel more betrayed by ‘emotional’ rather than ‘sexual’ infidelity when they catch a cheating partner on Facebook, according to new research.

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Kids born to smoking mums more anti-social

Kids born to smoking mums more anti-social

Kids born to mums who smoke are more likely to be an antisocial teen and their loutish behaviour increases the more their mums puff away.

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Sandpits full of bugs that cause stomach upsets

Sandpits full of bugs that cause stomach upsets

Sand play pits harbour the emerging superbug C. diff that causes stomach upsets and diarrhoea and in rare cases damages the gut, a new study found.

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Aldi launch Britain’s cheapest school uniform

Aldi launch Britain’s cheapest school uniform

Budget supermarket Aldi has launched what could be Britain’s cheapest school uniform - which will see children fully-kitted out for only £3.75.

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Nearly half of office workers fantasise about a colleague

Almost half of office workers fantasise about having relations with a colleague, according to new research.

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New parents naming babies after politicians

New parents naming babies after politicians

New parents are electing to name their children after politicians - with Corbyn the hottest new baby-naming trend, a study has found.

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British folklore and fairy tales ‘dying out’

British folklore and fairy tales ‘dying out’

Folklore and fairy tales like Robin Hood, King Arthur and the Loch Ness monster are in danger of dying out - because parents aren’t passing them on to kids, it has emerged.

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Couch potato teens ‘as sedentary as 60-year-olds’

Couch potato teens ‘as sedentary as 60-year-olds’

Couch potato teenagers do as little exercise as 60-year olds, according to new research.

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