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Childhood happiness to be rated

A NEW way of measuring children’s well-being has been devised by the Children’s Society.

The report of its inquiry, Good Childhood, published last year, said that an increasing number of young people were anxious and troubled. They were finding life difficult as a result of income inequality, competi­tion in school, unprincipled advert­ising, and family break-up.

Building on this report, the Society has now produced the Good Child­hood Index, ...

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Questions to weigh before bombing

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Sat 28 Nov 15 @ 20:34
Would Beeching-style church closures would signal that Christianity has had its time in the UK?

Sat 28 Nov 15 @ 18:46
@julesanddog The advert can be seen at the bottom of that story.