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Evidence is mounting that thousands of children in the UK are not getting enough food to eat – and that, as financial hardship spreads, their numbers are increasing rapidly
As toddlers, Taylor, Henry and Adam used to draw pictures of food on pieces of paper and swallow them. Mary, 15, and her 16-year-old brother stole frozen meat and ate it raw. Their stories are less common than they used to be. Shockingly, more and more children are coming to Kids Company for food.
David Cameron today called for an end to the "tick-box mentality" in adoption services as league tables naming poor performers were unveiled.
Kate Watson-Smyth fills the family stockings with this year’s top toys, greatest games and grooviest gadgets