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1 in 8 children say time online harms their school work  

Nearly one in eight children in the UK say their online life harms their school work according to a survey by The Children’s Society.

The survey is among the evidence considered in the national charity’s new report,  Net Gains? Young People’s Digital Lives and Well-Being . 

It found 13% of young people aged 10-17 said their life online had a ‘mostly negative’ impact on their school...

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Rising costs put extra financial pressure on families this Christmas  

Children could be exposed to more intense and damaging parental conflict this Christmas as heightened economic pressures put strains on parents’ relationships

A YouGov survey of 1,053 parents of children aged 18 and under in Britain, commissioned by research charity and What Works Centre, the Early Intervention Foundation, has found that 56% of those who celebrate Christmas worry about their...