Children

Australia Princess Mary of Denmark joins children as they celebrate charity run

Princess Mary of Denmark completed The Royal Run in aid of her husband Crown Prince Frederik's 50th birthday in Copenhagen, joined by their four children on Monday. More

US & Canada Black children at double the risk of suicide as white children in US

Overall rates are low, but twice as many black children between five and 12 commit suicide in the US as do white children, according to new research from Nationwide Children's Hospital in Ohio. More

Technology Usernames and passwords of more than 10,000 CHILDREN leaked by parental-monitoring app, TeenSafe

It claims to be one of the most 'secure' ways for parents to monitor their child's phone activity, but the TeenSafe app has been involved in a huge data leak More

US & Canada China 'to abolish all limits on number of children a family can have'

The State Council of China is said to have commissioned research on the repercussions of ending the country's controversial birth-control rule, an insider told Bloomberg. More

World China 'planning on scrapping all restrictions on number of children family can have'

Put in place 40 years ago, it has resulted in a huge imbalance between men and women, with 30 more of the former than the latter More

UK This is why Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's future children would not be prince or princess

Titles within the royal family were limited by Harry's great-great-grandfather King George V, who issued a Letters Patent in 1917 More

US & Canada Parents that share images of their children on social media could be exposing them to identify theft

A survey of more than 2,000 people by London-based banking giant Barclay's has revealed that the online trend for 'sharenting' could be exposing children to identity fraud in later life. More

Entertainment & Arts Rio Ferdinand's children are urging him to propose to Kate Wright

The former centre back, 39, has revealed that his kids Lorenz, 11, Tate, nine, and Tia, six, have already started to plan a future wedding between the football pundit and Kate Wright, 26. More

Australia Pyrotechnician injured and three children treated for burns after fireworks display goes wrong

A man and three children have been injured after a fireworks display malfunctioned at a rural show in Darwin on Saturday night. More

Real Life 'My teenage son has helped hundreds of sick and disabled children make friends'

Emma Hine’s son Lewis, now 17, from Hampshire, has spent years of his young life in hospital. When loneliness struck, he came up with an ingenious way of helping other unwell kids find... More

Health Parents of two children who died of a cancer that 95% survive are suing doctor

Damian Creed and Salette Ruiz were both diagnosed with retinoblastoma aged two in Miami, Florida. Though 95 percent of sufferers survive, Damian and Salette died the same week in 2016. More

US & Canada Children saved from sinking car after father left handbrake off

The kids' father Raymon Cosio had parked the SUV next to the harbour in Cebu, Philippines, on Wednesday afternoon, and was about to board a ferry when disaster struck. More

UK 'We use singing as therapy': Inspirational choir helps children who survived Manchester Arena bombing

While it was music that brought them together in the worst moment of their lives, on the first anniversary of the atrocity, music is helping them heal More

Australia Depriving children of using the internet is 'child abuse'

Research led by Ellis Cashmore, a cultural commentator and honorary professor of sociology at Aston University, Birmingham, found that parental bans were misguided (stock image). More

Australia Asbestos dumped in children's playground in St Clair

The truck was driving on Shakespeare Drive, St Clair, in Sydney's west. and dumped the load of building waste just before 10pm on Thursday night. More

Celebrity Carl Barat reveals why The Libertines are headlining benefit gig for Palestinian children after deadly Gaza protests

The laconic Libs star has been an invested observer as the bloodshed unfolded in Gaza and the West Bank this week with the US President grinning through a video message shown in Jerusalem as... More

Australia Yoga retreat accused of housing a sex cult that drugged, and raped children on sale for $6 million

A yoga retreat in New South Wales' Central Coast (top and bottom left) once home to a sex cult that drugged, raped, and bashed children in the 70s and 80s is up for sale for $6 million. More

Australia Drink-driving Sydney granny nearly hits police car as she gets her two grandchildren from preschool

A grandma who almost ploughed into a police car in Sydney’s south on Thursday, will face court next month after being charged with drink driving on the way to collect her grand kids from preschool. More

US & Canada States Are Moving to Limit, or Ban, Marriages of Children

Concerns about sex trafficking and forced marriages are behind moves to raise minimum ages to wed, but they may run up against religious objections. More

Business New children’s clothing and toy shop launched by the man who brought  Flying Tiger to the UK

Philip Bier has opened ID Kids in a shopping centre in Wandsworth, otherwise known as ‘Nappy Valley’ because of its popularity with new parents. More