Entertainment

Four million children too poor to have a healthy diet

Almost 4 million children in the UK live in households that would struggle to afford to buy enough fruit, vegetables, fish and other healthy foods to meet the official nutrition guidelines, a groundbreaking food poverty study reveals. The research...

WORKING FAMILIES FALL SHORT OF MINIMUM LIVING STANDARD

The overall cost of a child over 18 years (including rent and childcare) is £150, 753 for a couple and £183,335 for a lone parent. But work doesn’t pay low-income families enough to meet a no-frills standard of living, new research from Child...

Poverty link to early death ‘scandalous’

People living in the poorest parts of the UK are more likely to die prematurely, BBC analysis shows. The mortality rate from avoidable causes is more than three times higher in some of the most deprived parts of the country than the most affluent...

Food & Drinks

Lifestyle

Latest articles

NSPCC Learning launched

The NSPCC has launched NSPCC Learning, a new website with the latest child protection and safeguarding news, information and training. The new website brings together information and resources for professionals working in safeguarding and child...

Scotland set to become first UK country to ban smacking

Legislation has been put forward in Scotland to ban parents from smacking their children. Currently in Scottish law parents are allowed to use physical punishment on their children under the defence of “justifiable assault”. The Children...

Most popular