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Children are ‘working’ longer hours than their parents, study shows

The ‘Cult of Busy’ has now infiltrated to our children as research shows primary school kids are ‘working’ – either in school or scheduled activities for up to 46 hours a week

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Privacy scare over selfie app Meitu

Privacy scare over selfie app Meitu

The latest photo editing app to go viral, Meitu, has sparked serious security and privacy concerns as Android users are allegedly giving away huge amounts of information to the Chinese tech company in order to download the selfie taking app.

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Dog obesity

Obesity in dogs sparks epidemic of canine arthritis

Britain’s pet dogs are suffering an epidemic of arthritis and obesity among canines could be to blame, experts have warned.

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REVEALED: Top 10 baby products new parents DONT need, and the ones they do

REVEALED: Top 10 baby products new parents DON’T need, and the ones they do

It’s highly likely you’ll have a list as long as your arm when it comes to buying for your newborn.

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WIN My 1st JCB toys worth £100

L et your little ones get into construction in a big way with a great reader offer from your Peterborough Telegraph and www.goldenbeartoys.com

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Hatchimals are one of this Christmas' must-have toys

From Silly Sausage to the Hatchimal: meet the toys that will drive Britons to spend £1.1bn before Christmas

As she expertly navigated her hot pink Barbie hoverboard drone through a 360 degree turn, Summer gave some serious thought to why girls might be interested in ownership of a remote-controlled “boy toy”.

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Winter vomiting bug is coming

Winter vomiting bug is coming

As the autumn leaves fall from the trees, we can spot the stereotypical signs of winter - the sun low in the sky, shops putting up decorations… a sudden queasy feeling in the pit of the stomach.

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VIDEO: Peterborough father proposes to girlfriend with help of their newborn daughter

A first-time Peterborough father proposed to his girlfriend moments after she gave birth by dressing the newborn up in a babygrow which had the big question on it

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VICTIM: Liz Edwards.

SPALDING MURDER TRIAL: Jury retires for the evening

Jurors in the trial of a 14-year-old girl accused of two murders are to continue their deliberations in the morning.

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Study reveals the keys to a perfect marriage proposal

Study reveals the keys to a perfect marriage proposal

The average woman expects her wedding proposal to take place at a landmark in her home city with a dazzling ring costing £1,013, according to new research.

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The top 50 skills you need to be a great dad

The top 50 skills you need to be a great dad

The top 50 ‘dad skills’ have been revealed - but less than half of fathers reckon they have mastered them all.

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Overweight child

Obese children ‘more likely to struggle at school’

Britain’s obesity epidemic is damaging children’s intelligence, suggests new research.

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Introducing egg and peanut at early stage to babies may reduce the risk of developing an allergy to either foodstuff. (Photo: Shutterstock)

Feeding egg and peanuts to young infants “reduces allergy risk”

Feeding babies with egg and peanut at a young age – rather than waiting until they are older – may prevent them developing an allergy to the foodstuffs, according to a major new study.

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Memorial service for Pilot Officer Harold Penketh killed in a Spitfire crash in 1940 at Holme Fen. EMN-160922-232235009

Memorial to Spitfire crash pilot unveiled at Holme Lode near Peterborough

The family of a Spitfire pilot who died in a crash have unveiled a permanent memorial near the site where his plane was excavated near Peterborough.

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Top 10 things kids think you should have nailed before you turn 30

Top 10 things kids think you should have nailed before you turn 30

Forget fast cars, earning loads of money or even finding love - schoolchildren aged between five and 16 believe the secret to being a successful grown-up is being “happy”.

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Cambridgeshire one of the best places in UK to raise a family new research finds

Cambridgeshire is one of the top two places to raise a family in the UK new research by uSwitch has found.

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Most popular baby names revealed

REVEALED - the most popular baby names so far in 2016

A parenting advice website has listed the most popular baby names so far in 2016 and revealed previous favourites such as Sophia, Mia, Daniel and Harrison are on the decline.

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Grandparents to the rescue over school summer holidays

Grandparents to the rescue over school summer holidays

More than half of the UK’s grandparents are planning to look after their grandchildren over the next few weeks, according to a recent survey.

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Parents footing the bill for driving lessons

Parents fork out £22bn helping kids learn to drive

UK parents are collectively spending £22 billion to help get their children on the road and three quarters of mums and dads in the South East admit paying for their child’s driving lessons.

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American Pitbull terriers are among the breeds banned under the 1991 Act. Credit: Shutterstock

RSPCA calls for urgent changes to ‘flawed’ Dangerous Dogs Act

The RSPCA has today released a damning report on the “ineffective” Dangerous Dogs Act and called on urgent reform to a law which indiscriminately targets family pets.

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