Parents pull their kids out of school to educate them using Netflix and YouTube

Parents pull their kids out of school to educate them using Netflix and YouTube

A couple are refusing to send their children to school instead choosing to teach them at home with the help of Netflix and YouTube. Taylor Catron, 24, and her 28-year-old husband Derek, decided not to go down the traditional route after they researched primary schools. Instead they pulled their oldest child Dereon, seven, out of […]

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Man arrested for drink driving has condition that makes stomach brew own beer

Man arrested for drink driving has condition that makes stomach brew own beer

A driver charged by police for being drunk at the wheel has been found to have a bizarre medical condition that caused his stomach to brew his own beer. The unnamed 46-year-old was taken to hospital under arrest after telling police in North Carolina he had not been drinking. The man refused to take a […]

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'Runaway Rhino' Kyle Sinckler says his mum made him the person he is today

‘Runaway Rhino’ Kyle Sinckler says his mum made him the person he is today

The “Runaway Rhino” Kyle Sinckler stormed through the Australia team to seize England’s semi-final place in the Rugby World Cup. But he is not one of the wealthy privately-educated boys usually associated with rugby union in England. And the 19st prop forward credits two women for powering him to success in a rich-boys’ game – […]

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Heroic coach disarms and hugs teen who brought a gun into class to kill himself

Heroic coach disarms and hugs teen who brought a gun into class to kill himself

A heroic football coach disarmed and hugged a suicidal student who brought a loaded gun into school so he could kill himself. Dramatic footage has emerged that shows the moment Keanon Lowe, 27, wrestled with 19-year-old Angel Granados-Diaz for the weapon as petrified students fled the classroom. The former University of Oregon football player takes […]

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Police slam driver dropping kids off outside school despite living 200m away

Police slam driver dropping kids off outside school despite living 200m away

A driver has been slammed for double parking while dropping children outside a school despite living less than 200 metres away. The Toyota driver was handed a £100 fine and three penalty points on their licence, according to Birmingham Live . The bizarre incident took place on Friday morning at school in Birmingham. According to […]

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Woman quits job and starts uni only to discover she is not getting any funding

Woman quits job and starts uni only to discover she is not getting any funding

A woman who quit her job to return to university discovered she had been given incorrect advice when applying for funding. Janine Thomas, 25, from Llanelli, Wales, enrolled on an undergraduate course to study a BSc in animal behaviour and welfare at the University of Wales Trinity St David in Carmarthen in September.  Having already […]

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‘I’m a law student who works to help mental health charities’ | Money

Name: Lewis Alexander BaxterAge: 21Income: £3,000 plus student loan of £4,500 a yearOccupation: Full-time law student, part-time tutor and organisation founder I’ve just started my second year at Durham University, where I’m studying law. I’m not your typical student: I probably only go out once a week or, more accurately, once every two weeks. I’m […]

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One step further in long journey for local language use in schools

One step further in long journey for local language use in schools

By DAVID ADUDAMore by this Author The debate over the use of vernacular in education, especially in the early years of learning, has occupied the minds of scholars and policymakers for decades. For many African countries, the colonial experience and as part of brainwashing and controlling the minds, trashed local languages and convinced the colonies […]

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Let’s do more on children’s rights, welfare

Let’s do more on children’s rights, welfare

By MANIZA ZAMANMore by this Author We are approaching an important anniversary this November. Thirty years ago, world leaders made a historic commitment to the world’s children by adopting the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) — an international agreement on nurturing and protecting childhood. This has helped transform children’s lives around […]

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