Dads who accompany their sons to ballet classes are to be banned if they use abusive and threatening behaviour from the side-lines. The move has come after complaints by other parents and ballet teachers that children are being pressurised and officials threatened by a growing number of angry fathers. [read...]
Local councils are being asked to do more following a damning new survey that claims children as young as four are regularly using adverbs in general conversation. And far from having no understanding of their meaning or grammatical usage, [read...]
Underground guerrilla Bristol street stencil spray paint artist Banksy may be suffering from early-onset dementia, due to inhaling too many paint aerosol fumes over the years. The legendary street artist, who paints gigantic political cartoons on buildings or sprays his views and witty comments wherever he likes, [read...]
A couple from Kent has concluded that their middle child should be abandoned, perhaps in a forest, a maze or an abandoned warehouse. The decision follows a cost-benefit analysis of their individual offspring. Ian and Kate Jones are part of a growing wave of UK families opting to reject an economically unviable child based on an aggregate of maternal and paternal love [read...]
Internet entrepreneurs have launched a highly lucrative new business in which teenagers can rent cool parents to impress their school friends.
A wide range of super-cool substitute parents can be viewed online, where they can be searched according to a whole range of musical and fashion criteria. [read...]