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Two children dig their way out of kindergarten

Two five-year-old boys dug their way out of a Russian kindergarten using sand spades before visiting a Jaguar car showroom to buy a ‘grown up car’. Tunnel digging After spending several days digging their ‘tunnel’ the two boys slipped under a fence during an afternoon walk. They then walked two kilometres to the Jaguar showroom

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Summer born babies allowed to delay school by a year

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Children that are born in the summer will now have the option of delaying the start of their schooling if their parents don’t feel they’re ready. Summer born babies The issue has been raised repeatedly by parents whose children have only just turned four before having to start school in September. Many feel they just

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Panto bosses ‘Ban’ Snow White’s Dwarfs calling them friends

Panto bosses ‘Ban’ Snow White’s Dwarfs calling them friends

The Classic Fairytale, Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs will be renamed this year as bosses drop what they call ‘offensive’ term from the title. De Montfort Hall in Leicester, will rename the fairytale classic as Snow White And Her Seven Friends. Actor Warwick Davis is said to be angry at the decision. The production

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Schoolgirl found hanged after being given detention

On 20th March, schoolgirl Elizabeth Gresty, 15, was found hanged in her room after she was given detention for refusing to tie her hair back in class. The Year 11 student was apparently struggling with her GCSE revision and was going through a ‘teenage phase’, an inquest heard. According to witnesses, Elizabeth was given detention

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Government launches online teen speak dictionary for parents

How late should you let your teen stay out

Are you fluent in teen speak? Since the dawn of text messaging and social media acronyms and abbreviations have been coveted by teens as a way to express themselves in a way their parents won’t understand. However, concerned parents can now decipher what their teens are posting online using a government-funded dictionary. Chat acronyms The

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