News A Save the Children organised event at Al Zaatari refugee camp in the Jordanian city of Mafraq, near the Syrian border, last month

The charity defends itself from claim it refrained from criticising its backers

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Children dealing with trauma

No government, however wealthy, can be expected to prevent what rose to 10 metre tsunami waves smashing down on and fairly disintegrating articulated trucks to houses, schools and tragically people.

Two-month old baby killed in hit-and-run

Police are appealing for men who fled the scene of a crash which killed a two-month old baby to come forward.

Couple guilty of assaults on children at Jersey care home

A married couple has been convicted of a string of physical assaults at a children's home in the 1970s and 1980s.

Tax-free junior Isa to be launched

The Treasury yesterday confirmed the launch of a tax-free "junior" Individual Savings Account (Isa), to replace the previous Labour government's Child Trust Fund (CTF). The new plan will allow parents to save for a child's future but will not benefit from state funding like the CTF, which was axed as part of attempts to bring the budget deficit under control.

Perfect timing: Florence Rose Endellion steals the show for dad

Kissing babies is always good for a politician's career; releasing pictures of your own newborn in time for Sunday's papers is better.

15 years for man who raped 10-year-old girl

A married father of one who repeatedly raped a 10-year-old girl then tried to blame her for what happened was jailed for 15 years today.

Women execs should 'avoid child breaks'

More than half of the UK's top headhunters believe that women should not take a career break to have children if they want to secure a senior executive business position.

Jonathan Gibbs: Kids and gigs – will it work?

Taking our three boys to their first proper pop concert hit a stumbling block before it even began – the gig, booked long in advance, clashed with a friend’s seventh birthday party.

59 Seconds, By Prof Richard Wiseman

Most self-help books, Richard Wiseman argues, make claims which are not supported by any psychological research, and offer advice that could be useless or even harmful. What Wiseman does here, by contrast, is recommend only such tips to improve one's life as are backed up by scientific studies. (And many of them take less than a minute to implement.)

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Childminders put off by red tape, say Tories

Twelve childminders a day in England have quit the profession since the Government introduced its new curriculum for toddlers, analysis by the Conservatives has revealed.

The ten best children's furniture

Decorate for the little ones this year with this furniture especially for kids.

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