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Disabled mother Miriam: My five-year-old son is my arms

Thu, 09/06/2018 - 00:23
Kenyan Miriam Wariwa was born without arms, so her five-year-old son Samuel helps her with her daily tasks.
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Breastfeeding mum forced to stand on rush hour train

Wed, 09/05/2018 - 16:22
Commuters failed to offer Kate Hitchens a seat as she struggled to feed her six-month-old son.
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Universities minister backs overseas student change

Wed, 09/05/2018 - 14:37
Sam Gyimah signals his support for changes aimed at attracting more international students to the UK.
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Families 'can't afford to follow healthy diet guidance'

Wed, 09/05/2018 - 14:22
Up to 3.7 million UK children live in homes that struggle to afford food outlined in healthy eating advice, a study suggests.
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The three-year-old who is learning to use a cane

Wed, 09/05/2018 - 01:09
Nell is registered blind, and is being helped by a charity to use a cane before she goes to nursery.
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Going back to school in a war zone

Wed, 09/05/2018 - 00:10
The challenges of a new school year in countries facing war and millions of refugees.
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Four-year-old cycles from Land's End to John O'Groats

Tue, 09/04/2018 - 16:43
Rhoda, four, is thought to be the youngest person to cycle from Land's End to John O'Groats.
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Kent County Council confirms review on 11+ coaching ban

Tue, 09/04/2018 - 15:43
Council leader Paul Carter said a review should happen after the BBC found private schools flouting the rules.
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Fire at Roding Primary School, Dagenham

Tue, 09/04/2018 - 13:45
The Metropolitan Police said it was called to Dagenham shortly before 05:00 BST.
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Free childcare scheme 'closing' nurseries, education charity says

Tue, 09/04/2018 - 12:18
Most working parents in England are entitled to free care for three and four-year-olds in term time.
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Why we quit teaching

Tue, 09/04/2018 - 02:56
English schools are facing a shortage of teachers, so why are people leaving the profession?
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UK 'missing out' on overseas students

Tue, 09/04/2018 - 01:59
Universities want international students to be able to work in the UK after graduating.
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Kent council leader calls for 11+ coaching ban review

Mon, 09/03/2018 - 18:12
Paul Carter was speaking on the day the BBC revealed it found some fee-paying schools were tutoring.
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Presenter Cathy Newman reveals school sexual harassment

Sun, 09/02/2018 - 17:34
Channel 4 News anchor Cathy Newman spoke out as part of an anti-bullying campaign.
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Talking about grieving

Sun, 09/02/2018 - 01:45
A grieving mum expresses her anger, loneliness and love by calling her daughter's voicemail for two years.
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Keeping in touch

Fri, 08/31/2018 - 00:22
How internet-connected robots are helping combat the scourge of isolation and loneliness.
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Five back-to-school sleeping tips for kids

Fri, 08/31/2018 - 00:17
It's back-to-school time. Here are five top tips for getting your kids back into a school-friendly bedtime routine.
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Unmarried mother Siobhan McLaughlin wins Supreme Court benefit case

Thu, 08/30/2018 - 18:03
Siobhan McLaughlin argued she should get the benefits denied to her after the death of her partner of 23 years.
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Dentists say fines deterring poor patients

Thu, 08/30/2018 - 17:47
Dentists say a fear of unfair fines is causing a sharp fall in low-income families receiving treatment.
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Emails while commuting 'should count as work'

Thu, 08/30/2018 - 00:54
Wider access to wi-fi on trains and the use of mobile phones has extended the working day, a study says.
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