Last month’s least likely claim appeared in The Times (9 July, below).
It’s no surprise that the Welsh Language Board wants to push the teaching of Welsh. That’s its job.
Yesterday’s conviction of two boys, both aged ten, for the crime of attempted rape raises once more the knotty issue of rape statistics.
Three months into 2010, we still have no data on the number of children who died as a result of pandemic flu in 2009.
Back in September, I asked the Independent Safeguarding Authority how it had arrived at the figure of 11.3 million adults who would need to be vetted before they could be allowed regular access to children (their own excluded, naturally).
More than one in five boys and one in seven girls have difficulty in learning to talk, according to research released last week by Jean Gross, England’s “Communications Champion&r
Is the rise in diagnoses of autism the result of changing diagnostic practice, rather than any sinister environmental cause? New evidence from California points in that direction.
Obesity trends in children are levelling off, says the National Heart Forum in a new report. Hooray, we’re not going to be quite as fat in 2020 as we thought we were.
Ed Balls, the children’s secretary, has said that parents who look after each other’s children will not have to undergo criminal record checks and take childcare courses to make their arrangements legal.