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Ashya King should be treated in Britain

Tue, 02 Sep 2014 06:30:22 GMT

Dr Max Pemberton, who has worked with child cancer patients, can understand the torment Ashya's parents are going through, but says his doctors really do know best

Ashya King: no time to waste

Tue, 02 Sep 2014 05:10:03 GMT

Telegraph View: legal wrangling involving children is always painful. How much more painful when the child is likely to have little time left to live

Ashya King's brother: 'We're afraid for his health'

Mon, 01 Sep 2014 22:13:24 GMT

Naveed King, the brother of Ashya King, the boy with a brain tumour taken from hospital by his parents, says in an interview with Channel 4 News that he fears his health may deteriorate

Plaque attack: Close up images of teeth reveal what lives in your mouth

Mon, 01 Sep 2014 14:11:44 GMT

Close up images of teeth and toothbrushes reveal what lives in your mouth

How to make the most of the Indian summer

Mon, 01 Sep 2014 13:49:04 GMT

With the hot weather set to return this week for a late glimmer of summer, we look at how you can get the most out of the last days of sun

After Gaza bombs and heart surgery comes Hala's simple smile

Sat, 30 Aug 2014 06:10:35 GMT

The mother of Hala, the Palestinian toddler whose plight made headlines worldwide, tells Victoria Lambert their story of survival

How to boost self esteem: a Miss Britain beauty pageant for 11-year-olds?

Thu, 28 Aug 2014 16:33:31 GMT

As a survey finds that British schoolchildren are more worried about body image than their international counterparts, will a pageant help or hurt self esteem issues?

Open thread: how to get your children to sleep

Thu, 28 Aug 2014 13:27:44 GMT

Have your say: as we learn that getting children to bed is the most difficult part of the day, do you know any techniques for helping children get to sleep?

Body image drags English girls down world happiness league

Thu, 28 Aug 2014 06:00:58 GMT

British children less satisfied with life than counterparts in developing countries, according to the global 'well-being' chart published by the Children's Society

Rotherham sex abuse scandal: Labour Party calls for its own Police and Crime Commissioner to resign

Wed, 27 Aug 2014 12:13:26 GMT

South Yorkshire's Police and Crime Commissioner Shaun Wright is told to resign by Labour Party following damning chilld sex report

Rotherham sex abuse scandal: Victims seeking millions in compensation

Wed, 27 Aug 2014 12:00:16 GMT

Victims of child sex exploitation in Rotherham launch a class action against the local council and police for failings that allowed years of abuse

Rotherham sex abuse scandal: 1,400 children exploited by Asian gangs while authorities turned a blind eye

Tue, 26 Aug 2014 19:51:39 GMT

Damning report lays bare 16 years of child sexual exploitation in Rotherham and accuses council bosses and police chiefs of 'blatant' failings

British mother rejected disabled twin because she was a 'dribbling cabbage,' says surrogate

Tue, 26 Aug 2014 07:21:26 GMT

The biological mother took the healthy boy but refused to take his twin sister, saying: 'No one would want to adopt a disabled child'

Maybe it's time schoolboys gave hands-off rugby a try

Sun, 24 Aug 2014 20:05:54 GMT

As the ambition of schoolboy rugby increases, so does the risk of injury, writes Jane Shilling

Why I wanted to donate a kidney to a complete stranger

Sat, 23 Aug 2014 21:30:12 GMT

There has been a dramatic rise in kidney donations, thanks to altruists who give an organ so that a stranger might live. Anna van Praagh hears the stories of three recipients and the donors who helped them

The Apps designed to keep your Teen under control

Thu, 21 Aug 2014 17:01:28 GMT

As the new app Ignore no more is released, Helena Kealey takes a look at some of the other parenting apps in use

Yet again, the cries of theĀ innocent are ignored

Thu, 21 Aug 2014 05:07:13 GMT

Telegraph View: As was the case with Baby P, evidence of children being abused in Rotherham was treated with contempt by social services

Dummy trees & sleeping outside: parenting customs around the world

Wed, 20 Aug 2014 15:52:33 GMT

International parents do not agree on how to bring up babies. Here are some of the strangest traditions

Failing to breastfeed may double risk of depression in mothers: study

Wed, 20 Aug 2014 05:00:50 GMT

Women who plan to breastfeed their babies but don't are twice as likely to suffer depression as mothers who decide in advance to use formula, a study has found

You're painting the wrong picture about children's intelligence

Tue, 19 Aug 2014 10:19:24 GMT

Research links children's intelligence to artistic ability, and Judith Woods's maternal heart sinks

A suntan is not only healthy, it can be life-saving

Mon, 18 Aug 2014 06:10:13 GMT

Oliver Gillie, who is battling leukemia, explains why he blames the disease on a lack of exposure to the sun

Cargo bikes: five of the best, review

Sat, 16 Aug 2014 06:00:24 GMT

Ever thought about ditching your car and taking a European attitude to child transportation? If so, a cargo bike might just be the thing for you. Dedicated driver Kate Weinberg reviews five of the best

How to make your children happy by doing nothing

Fri, 15 Aug 2014 05:20:01 GMT

Boredom doesn't just make children cleverer: it makes them happier, says Jemima Lewis

Stink bombs, a plague of wasps and apples stuffed down our knickers

Fri, 15 Aug 2014 05:18:40 GMT

As boys are allowed into St Trinian's, might they help to civilise the wayward girls, asks Rowan Pelling

'I started self-harming aged 12. The school bullies would pretend to cut their wrists with rulers'

Mon, 11 Aug 2014 14:45:02 GMT

Shocking new statistics have shown a 70 per cent rise in the number of 10-14 year olds being treated for self-harm in hospitals. Radhika Sanghani speaks to one teenager who started cutting herself at the age of 12