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One in four children ‘has too little sleep’

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption About a third of girls have too little sleep, compared with 23% of boys One in four 11 to 15-year-olds in England have too little sleep, a World Health Organization study suggests. The Health Behaviour in School-aged Children report questions 3,398 11, 13 and 15-year-olds every four years. And […]

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The Glenelg couple cleaning up after Storm Brendan

Image copyright Trish Brewster Image caption Yan with some of the material washed up near Glenelg after Storm Brendan Since moving to Glenelg six years ago, Trish Brewster and her boyfriend Yan Balewicz have been picking up rubbish washing up on their local beach. Plastic drums, a child’s trike and a shopping basket have been […]

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Labour leadership: I can sell ‘hope for the future’, says Long-Bailey

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionLabour needs to sell a message of aspiration to voters, says Long-Bailey Labour had “a great set of policies” at the general election but got its “messaging” wrong, Rebecca Long-Bailey has told the BBC. “We should have been talking about aspiration,” the Labour leadership contender said, but […]

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Davos 2020: Prince Charles meets Greta Thunberg

Image copyright Clarence House The Prince of Wales has met teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg at the World Economic Forum in Davos. The pair were introduced after Prince Charles delivered a speech at the event in Switzerland, where sustainability is the main theme. A “paradigm shift” is needed in the way the world deals with […]

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Whorlton Hall abuse: Care watchdog wrong not to publish critical 2015 report

Image caption Whorlton Hall was a 17-bed unit for adults with learning difficulties and autism The care watchdog was wrong not to publish an inspection report raising concerns about Whorlton Hall, four years before a Panorama investigation suggested alleged abuse, a review says. Former Care Quality Commission inspector Barry Stanley-Wilkinson said not publishing his 2015 […]