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17 Aug, 2017, 03:44 BST CBME China 2017 Drew Record-breaking 88,316 Visitors at 3-day Trade Fair

The world's largest trade fair for the child, baby and maternity industry, CBME China 2017 welcomed 88,316 trade visitors, 2,662 exhibitors and...


15 Aug, 2017, 19:09 BST Beingmate signs Cooperation Agreements with Musgrave and Easy2Go

Between August 10th-14th, Beingmate, China's most famous infant food company signed two agreements with Musgrave and Easy2Go, respectively, during...


14 Aug, 2017, 09:00 BST Wey Education Plc to Sponsor the 2017 Jack Ashley Memorial Lecture to be Given by Professor Stephen Hawking

Wey Education Plc ("Wey"), the AIM quoted educational services provider, which operates InterHigh and Infinity Education, the UK's leading online...


13 Aug, 2017, 05:00 BST CRY to Ensure Children's Potential is Unlocked Through Education

When Pampa Singh won a silver medal at the National Kung Fu Championship in Guwahati, India, this year, she stood as an inspiration to many. After...


09 Aug, 2017, 14:47 BST Finding Fairmont's Santa: Do You Have What It Takes?

Fairmont The Palm Announces Social Media Global Hunt To Find The Perfect Santa This Festive Season with #MyDubaiSanta Ho Ho… but who?...


09 Aug, 2017, 14:12 BST All Aboard the First Ever Kid's Coach by Chiltern Railways

- Dedicated family-friendly carriage being trialled by Chiltern Railways to help keep kids entertained this summer holidays -...


09 Aug, 2017, 10:40 BST New Survey Reveals Low Level of Awareness of Common Contagious Childhood Skin Condition

Less than half of UK mums have heard of 'water warts' despite them affecting up to 11% of children and having a substantial impact on quality of...


02 Aug, 2017, 06:07 BST Teenagers from Wuhan, China and Manchester, England Build a 3D Jigsaw-puzzle Version of the Yellow Crane Tower

Chinese-style exhibits and teenagers from Wuhan dressed in Hanfu-style traditional attire fill Manchester Town Hall with a scene reminiscent of...


27 Jul, 2017, 14:00 BST Netsweeper and the IWF up the Ante Against Child Sexual Abuse Imagery with Microsoft Photo DNA Technology

Netsweeper and the IWF are working globally to detect and stop child sexual abuse imagery on the internet. The IWF Image Hash List is...


24 Jul, 2017, 09:00 BST BRIO Recalls Soft Hammer Rattle (Article Number30423)

BRIO recalls its Soft Hammer Rattle toy. The wooden rings on the hammer can crack and thus possibly result in small parts that could be...


19 Jul, 2017, 09:00 BST BE OPEN Foundation: Newly Discovered Stars are Named After Young Hornchurch Astronomers

Sanders School children taking part in a London schools astronomy initiative have discovered three new stars, which have now been named after the...


19 Jul, 2017, 04:00 BST Global Brands Gather to Address Shifting Consumer Needs

The 17th Shanghai International Children Baby and Maternity Products Industry Expo (CBME China 2017) opens its doors to domestic and international...


18 Jul, 2017, 09:00 BST Celebrating 40 years: Admiral Ackbar Opens 12 Acre Star Wars Maize Maze in Rural Cambridgeshire

Last week, (12th June 2017) a new hope for family entertainment was launched in the Fenland area. To celebrate 40 years of the Star Wars...


11 Jul, 2017, 14:00 BST Jam City Brings the Magic of Peanuts to Players and Canine Companions with Launch of New Bubble Shooter Game, Snoopy Pop

Jam City and Peanuts Worldwide Team Lend a Helping Paw to Canine Companions for Independence®, a Non-Profit Organization that Provides Assistance...


11 Jul, 2017, 06:00 BST At Summit, Global Leaders Recommit to Family Planning

More than 60 governments & partners expected to collectively announce at least $2.5 billion in funding with focus on better serving...


11 Jul, 2017, 03:00 BST Cool Kids Fashion Shanghai 2017 Unveils Latest Kids Fashion Trends Defining the Industry

95+ Kids Fashion Brands from 16 Countries and Regions Showcase Collections Nielson's latest survey shows that the younger generation parents...


11 Jul, 2017, 00:01 BST New Report Highlights Lack of Progress in Improving the UK's Numeracy and Signals Concerns for Productivity in the Post-Brexit Era, Says National Numeracy

New report highlights lack of progress in improving the UK's numeracy and signals concerns for productivity in the post-Brexit era. Charity puts...


07 Jul, 2017, 10:00 BST ALK - Five-year GRAZAX® Asthma Prevention (GAP) Trial Reveals Benefits of Early Treatment Intervention in Children

- The disease modifying property of GRAZAX® (SQ® grass SLIT-tablet) resulted in long-term effect on allergic rhinoconjunctivitis (ARC)...


05 Jul, 2017, 08:30 BST Matthew Gantz Appointed CEO of OxThera

OxThera AB, a Stockholm-based privately-held biopharmaceutical company today announced the appointment of Matthew Gantz as their new CEO. He...


03 Jul, 2017, 21:46 BST Gazprom Football for Friendship 2017 International Children's Forum United Kids From 64 Countries

GAZPROM FOOTBALL FOR FRIENDSHIP 2017 INTERNATIONAL CHILDREN'S FORUM implemented by Gazprom Official FIFA Partner and the 2018 FIFA World Cup™ was...


03 Jul, 2017, 18:04 BST Children from 64 Countries Participated in FOOTBALL FOR FRIENDSHIP

The FIFTH SEASON OF GAZPROM FOOTBALL FOR FRIENDSHIP INTERNATIONAL CHILDREN'S SOCIAL PROGRAMME took place in St. Petersburg. This programme...


03 Jul, 2017, 16:14 BST Monkton Headmaster Surprises Pupils and Parents Mid-Way Through his Speech Day Address....by Breaking into Song!

The traditional speech day address from the Headmaster at Monkton went out of the window this Saturday 1st July 2017 when he broke into song in...


30 Jun, 2017, 01:00 BST Kinderfuesse.com Study: Small Shoes Damaging Feet of Japanese

Do Japanese children's shoes fit? The Austrian research team Children's Feet - Children's Shoes went to Japan to test the fit of preschoolers'...


29 Jun, 2017, 08:00 BST Teenagers and Higher-Income Households Most Likely to Struggle with Technology Addiction, Shows GfK Survey

- One in three people find it difficult to take a break from technology, even when they know they should - China, Brazil and...


28 Jun, 2017, 14:00 BST Global Human Milk Oligosaccharides Market to Expand at 14.6% CAGR During 2017 to 2027

Human milk oligosaccharides (HMO) helps in maintaining infant's gut microbiota as well as promotes the growth of healthy bacteria and reduce...