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Body cameras: coming to a school near you soon

The use of body cameras by front line police and other uniformed enforcement agencies is increasing at an unstoppable rate both in the US and UK.

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Warning that laundry capsules can burn childrens’ eyes

Warning that laundry capsules can burn childrens’ eyes

Chemical burns to the eye of infants caused by brightly coloured laundry tablets have increased by 32-fold in just three years, a new study has warned.

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Latest school league tables show where you live affects your childs education

Latest school league tables show where you live affects your child’s education

The results are in, and the so-called north-south divide continues to separate children’s educational outcomes by geography – as the recently published secondary schools’ performance data from the Department for Education shows

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Warning to parents over video app after perverts sickening post as school children chat online

Warning to parents over video app after pervert’s sickening post as school children chat online

A warning has been issued to parents nationwide by police today about children using the live.ly app after a serious sexual offence was committed in front of a group of English primary school children online.

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Product warning

Early Learning Centre issues safety notice over children’s wooden toy range

A safety notice has been issued concerning a range of children’s toys by their supplier.

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A ride-on replica of Cars' Lightning McQueen has been tipped as one of 2017's top toys - despite costing a whopping �200. The pricey battery-powered car - complete with 'Lightyear' printed wheels - has a maximum speed of just 3km/h. See National News story NNTOY; A ride-on replica of a Disney toy car has been tipped as one of 2017s top toys - despite costing a whopping �200. The pricey battery-powered Cars' Lightning McQueen vehicle - complete with 'Lightyear' printed wheels - has a maximum speed of just 3km/h. Other pricey picks included a wooden 'Forest Cottage', a 40,000 piece Disney Moments puzzle, and a controversial 'hover board' - all at a mind-boggling �400. The toys were on display as part of Britain's biggest toy show, Toy Fair, taking place at Olympia Exhibition Centre in Kensington, west London.

VIDEO: Top toys to hit the shelves in 2017

A ride-on replica of a Disney toy car has been tipped as one of 2017s top toys - despite costing a whopping £200.

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Children are working longer hours than their parents, study shows. Photos: Center Parcs

Children are ‘working’ longer hours than their parents, study shows

The ‘Cult of Busy’ has now infiltrated to our children as research shows primary school kids are ‘working’ – either in school or scheduled activities for up to 46 hours a week

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Privacy scare over selfie app Meitu

Privacy scare over selfie app Meitu

The latest photo editing app to go viral, Meitu, has sparked serious security and privacy concerns as Android users are allegedly giving away huge amounts of information to the Chinese tech company in order to download the selfie taking app.

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Disney recall

Disney toys recalled over safety concerns

A popular Disney toy set has been recalled by its manufacturer over safety concerns.

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Dog obesity

Obesity in dogs sparks epidemic of canine arthritis

Britain’s pet dogs are suffering an epidemic of arthritis and obesity among canines could be to blame, experts have warned.

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Don't Tell the Bride is looking for couples to apply for this year's series.

Couples in Buckinghamshire wanted for 2017 series of Don’t Tell the Bride

Couples wanting to tie the knot this year are being invited to apply for a new series of Don’t Tell the Bride.

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New Year overtaken by summer holidays as peak divorce season

New Year overtaken by summer holidays as peak divorce season

New Year has been overtaken by the end of the summer holidays as peak divorce season, according to family lawyers.

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REVEALED: Top 10 baby products new parents DONT need, and the ones they do

REVEALED: Top 10 baby products new parents DON’T need, and the ones they do

It’s highly likely you’ll have a list as long as your arm when it comes to buying for your newborn.

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New scheme for lone parents celebrates successful first year

Future Steps scheme a huge success for lone parents who want to learn new skills

A special Christmas celebration for parents and children was held at Latimer Park on 13 December to mark the success of the first year of Buckinghamshire's Future Steps scheme for lone parents, with over 50 people having taken part in courses during 2016

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Would doubling your salary make you happy?

Doubling someone’s salary has “minimal impact” on happiness

Doubling someone’s salary has a minimal effect on their overall happiness and in fact having a partner is far more beneficial to their overall wellbeing, research suggests.

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Signs of success include being happy... and having well-behaved kids

Signs of success include being happy... and having well-behaved kids

Being happy, healthy and having well-behaved children are the true signs of success - far ahead of being rich, according to new research.

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Adam Jones, whose life was tragically cut short

House lights up in memory of Adam

A man whose brother was tragically killed by a heart condition is lighting up his home to raise funds for the hospital that tried to save his life.

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REVEALED: The top 10 girls’ and boys’ baby names of 2016

REVEALED: The top 10 girls’ and boys’ baby names of 2016

The most popular names for your little bundles of joy have been announced for another year - but is your chosen name on the list?

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Hatchimals are one of this Christmas' must-have toys

From Silly Sausage to the Hatchimal: meet the toys that will drive Britons to spend £1.1bn before Christmas

As she expertly navigated her hot pink Barbie hoverboard drone through a 360 degree turn, Summer gave some serious thought to why girls might be interested in ownership of a remote-controlled “boy toy”.

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Its true - women really do have better memories than men

It’s true - women really do have better memories than men

In the battle of the sexes, memory – or lack of it – has traditionally played a starring role.

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