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Madeleine McCann’s parents not cleared of daughter’s disappearance

February 9, 2017 6:30 am
Madeleine McCann’s parents not cleared of daughter’s disappearance

Madeleine McCann vanished from her Algarve holiday apartment in May 2007 and has never been seen since. The parents of missing Madeleine McCann have been challenged by Portugal’s highest court over their insistence they had nothing to do with their daughter’s disappearance. Kate and Gerry McCann have always claimed they […]

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62-year-old woman in Spain gives birth to third child

October 20, 2016 10:20 am
62-year-old woman in Spain gives birth to third child

Lina Alvarez leaves Lucas Augusti Hospital with her new born baby, in Madrid, Spain. (AP Photo) A 62-year-old Spanish woman has given birth to a healthy baby girl and encourages women in their later years to imitate her if they want to. Lina Alvarez left the Lucus Augusti Hospital in […]

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Homebirth baby death was ‘preventable’, state coroner finds

September 20, 2016 12:00 pm
Homebirth baby death was ‘preventable’, state coroner finds

They baby’s parents ignored “firm” doctor’s warnings and ploughed on with an unsupervised, “high risk” and ultimately fateful home birth in northern NSW last year. Photo / Getty Images The baby was “beautiful” and “perfectly formed”. But his “wilfully blind” parents ignored “firm” doctor’s warnings and ploughed on with an […]

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Lifelong heartache, care ahead for US babies born with Zika

July 25, 2016 6:30 am
Lifelong heartache, care ahead for US babies born with Zika

Zika’s littlest victims could suffer from microcephaly as well as other birth defects that may not be immediately apparent, including vision defects, hearing problems and seizure disorders. Photo/AP At least 12 babies in the United States have already been born with the heartbreaking brain damage caused by the Zika virus. […]

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British research warns that parents’ immersion in smartphones is harming children’s ability to hold conversation

May 9, 2016 10:15 am
British research warns that parents’ immersion in smartphones is harming children’s ability to hold conversation

Teachers warned of children suffering from a lack of attention and interaction from parents obsessed with their smartphones. Photo / iStock Parents’ immersion in smartphones has left some neglected children starting primary school unable to hold conversations, new British research warns. Almost a third of children starting school are not […]

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Woman angry after being forced to dump 15L of breast milk at airport security

April 26, 2016 6:40 am
Woman angry after being forced to dump 15L of breast milk at airport security

Jessica Coakley Martinez took to Facebook to write an angry letter to Heathrow Airport after the incident. Photo: Jessica Coakley Martinez/Facebook A mother-of-two has lashed out at Heathrow Airport after she was forced to throw out around 15 litres of breast milk she was trying to take onto a plane. […]

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Call to check coaches after child rape claims

April 6, 2016 6:00 am
Call to check coaches after child rape claims

Currently parents are exempt from the checks if they are involved with the team their child is on. Photo / Getty Images Parents who manage and coach their child’s soccer team should be subject to working-with-children checks, the child protection head of Football NSW said yesterday, a day after Australia’s […]

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