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Children exposed to religion 'more likely to believe in fairy tales'

One-Minute Read
Tue 22 Jul, AT 12:21

Religion has a 'powerful' impact on a child's ability to separate reality from fiction, say researchers

Irish Roma children returned to parents after DNA tests

One-Minute Read
Thu 24 Oct, AT 11:00

Justice Minister has 'concerns' about removal of children in wake of Greece's 'Blonde Angel' case

Sandy Hook school massacre: six questions answered

First Post
Sat 15 Dec, AT 08:59

A tearful President Obama pledges 'meaningful action' after 20 children die in Connecticut

Bashar al-Assad

Children among 78 feared dead in fresh Syrian 'massacre'

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Thu 7 Jun, AT 09:10

Pressure mounts on President Assad as pro-government shabiha militia accused of second massacre in two weeks

Homs child, Syria

Houla: West acts but what can be done against Assad?

Talking Point
Wed 30 May, AT 11:15

Britain, France and the US expel Syrian diplomats after weekend atrocity as calls for military intervention grow

Mick and Mairead Philpott sentenced

Mother and father arrested for murder of six children in fire

One-Minute Read
Tue 29 May, AT 13:09

'Shameless Mick' and his wife held over Derby house fire that killed six of their children


Syria sits in a region in flames. Diplomacy is a must

Opinion digest
Tue 29 May, AT 11:29

Opinion digest: Syrian military intervention, the new energy bill and the Murdoch's power over Blair

Afghanistan killings

Britain and US fear reprisals as Taliban vow revenge for 16 dead

First Post
Mon 12 Mar, AT 08:07

Why did he do it? And is the hard-won trust built up between soldiers and some civilians now lost?

Adult chat channel

Ofcom lodges complaint about child access to porn channels

One-Minute Read
Fri 9 Mar, AT 15:35

Adult channels such as Babestation available to millions of children with Freeview in their homes