A supposedly independent review of the Home Office’s handling of allegations about decades of systemic child abuse that infiltrated Westminster has ruled that it’s impossible to discern if there was an establishment cover-up.
A Russian nationalist party lawmaker has asked the government to ban “all foreign produced toys that could affect the mental health of children,” and specifically targeted the Monster High dolls by US maker Mattel.
At least 50 people, some 14 women and eight children among them, were killed and 18 people were injured on Tuesday when a passenger bus collided with a truck laden with goods in southern Pakistan, officials said.
One of only three Osama Bin Laden dolls designed for a CIA 'influence operation' is on sale on a memorabilia auction site. Authored by creator of iconic GI Joe toys they were to be distributed to Middle Eastern children to put them off joining Al-Qaeda.
Laundry detergent pods are causing US health officials a major headache. The country’s poison control centers received around one call an hour between 2012 and 2013 after kids had been exposed to the dangerous chemicals, mistaking them for candy.
Some 40 percent of Britain’s under-25s who have life-saving weight-loss surgery are super-obese, a study has shown. A senior bariatric consultant says the level of young people classified as super-obese could “threaten to bankrupt the NHS.”
Russia may ban the advertising of junk food during children’s shows aired on national TV or radio. The Parliament is considering new amendments to the Advertising Law which would limit marketing of foods containing high amounts of fat, salt and sugar.
A Maryland teenager planned a school shooting, brought a stolen gun to school and decided not to use it because he was too drunk. He turned himself in to police the next day, when they questioned him about an unrelated crime.
A former schoolboy claims he was drugged and assaulted by a serving UK Coalition minister when he was a mere 14 years old. The man alleges police were reluctant to investigate the matter because of the politician’s position of power in Government.