Children

Australia Brisbane father saves his children as their home burns

Heroic father Shane Jones has risked his life to rescue all of his children after their home in Brisbane caught fire. 'The main thing is that all my kids are out..I'm sure we'll bounce back,' he said More

Technology Facebook 'no place' for young children

30 January 2018 Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Studies question how good social media is for children's health More than 100 child... More

Australia Children spent all day with their dead father’s body

Helen Daykin's daughters, aged four and two, were found lying in bed with the dead body of her husband Chris (pictured together) at their home in Halifax, West Yorkshire while she was away on... More

US & Canada Judge bars Turpins from contacting children

The California couple accused of torturing 12 of their 13 children have been barred from directly contacting their kids and other potential witnesses in the case for the next three years, a judge... More

Top Stories Scientists grow new ears for children with defect

Using a combination of 3-D printing and cultured cells, scientists in China have grown new ears for five children born with a defect in one ear called microtia, which impacts the shape and function... More

Australia Three children left orphaned after parents found dead

Three children aged five, four and 15-months have been left orphaned after their parents' bodies were found inside their home in Eagleby, south of Brisbane on Monday. More

Australia Three children left orphaned after parents found dead

Three children aged five, four and 15-months have been left orphaned after their parents' bodies were found inside their home in Eagleby, south of Brisbane on Monday. More

Asia Suicide bomber, gunmen attack Save the Children office in Afghanistan

At least two people were killed and 14 others injured in a coordinated attack on the Save the Children office in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad Wednesday. The Islamic State (IS) group claimed... More

Health Half of school children are overweight in parts of Britain

Public Health England figures are ranked by local authority for the first time. They show the best and worst areas for overweight or obese children on record are just five miles apart. More

Health Why you should not give your children hand-me-down toys

Researchers from the University of Plymouth found that out of a sample of 200 recycled toys, more than 10 per cent contained high levels of hazardous chemicals that would not be approved today. More

Australia Parents duped into giving children bleach to cure autism

One of those selling MMS online is an ex-drug addict, called Danny Glass, from Margate, who narrowly escaped jail after admitting causing his fiancee’s death by reckless driving. More

Asia Murdered for trying to keep children healthy

After two years of quiet in Pakistan, community workers bringing vaccines to kids in one of only two countries in the world where polio still exists find themselves in the crosshairs once more,... More

Asia Save the Children office bombed

At least eleven people were injured in a suicide bombing outside a Save the Children office in eastern Afghanistan, a government official said. More

UK Rotherham children's services 'transformed'

Rotherham children's services 'transformed' 29 January 2018 Image copyright Google Children's services once mired in a child sexual exploitation scandal... More