ENGAGING RESEARCH: Study reveals keys to 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.
Police have warned the public to beware investment fraudsters

Over-60s ‘particularly vulnerable’ to investment fraud

New figures from an investigative unit working in the City of London have revealed that fraudsters are increasing their illegal activities, aimed at extracting money from unsuspecting members of the public, often pensioners.

One in three girls feel theyre not pretty enough

One in three girls feel they’re ‘not pretty enough’ say Girlguides

One in three girls ​aged 7 - 10 do not feel pretty enough according to a survey released today by Girlguiding ​UK.​
Kids think their grandma is cooler than their mum

10 reasons why kids think their grandma is cooler than their mum

More than half of British kids prefer their granny to their own mother, according to a new report.
The way we live

Millions of Brits now happy to live a solitary existence

Millions of Brits are now happy to live a solitary existence, according to new research.

Clan-tastic holiday idea for all the family from Superbreak

GENERATION GAIN: Grand idea to help all family enjoy jollies

South Yorkshire grandparents want to spend more quality time with their families as it is revealed more than two thirds only get to see their loved ones once a year or on special occasions.

Johnny Depp and Amber Heard

Celebrity divorces create “unrealistic expectations”

High profile celebrity divorces - such as Johnny Depp's split from Amber Heard - are creating "unrealistic expectations" for divorcing couples, according to family lawyers.

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Almost a fifth of parents regret giving their child a mobile device

Parents blame technology for kids’ antisocial behaviour

A new survey has revealed that over a third of parents believe mobile phones and tablets are making their children unsociable.

Mama I love you

MUM'S THE WORD: flexibility key to good mother-daughter relationship

A mother's state of mind rather than her teen daughter's stroppy attitude is the key to surviving adolescence, according to new research.
Baby name susprises

REVEALED: most popular baby names this year

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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Modern family

TV company's search for Modern Family

A TV company is on the hunt for separated families and parents across the UK, to take part in a new Channel 5 series.

Counting cost of school return

School's out ... of pocket for parents!

Startling statistics show true cost of sending your child to school.
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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.
Police prevent traffic from coming on to Printing Office Street, Doncaster, after a male pedestrian was involved in a collision with a taxi on the corner of Printing Office Street and Priory Place

Injured Doncaster OAP’s family appeal

The family of a great-grandad left with a broken knee and a fractured shoulder after a crash say his injuries could ‘have been worse’.

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Warning to brides after woman conned out of thousands in catering scam

Warning to brides after woman conned out of thousands in catering scam

A catering company owner has rebuked claims their account was hacked, after a bride-to-be was conned out of £4,000.
Screen test

TECH THAT! Are you as computer savvy as a three-year-old?

Millions of parents are being left in the dark by their super-geek kids using school curriculum words like 'algorithm' according to new research.
Grammar Schools reprise?

Theresa May could lift 18-year ban on new grammar schools

New Education Secretary Justine Greening has said she’s “open-minded” to Tory calls for new grammar schools but suggests the “old-fashioned” debate needs to be moved forward.

Flybe's soar-away sale

South Yorkshire flight families cash in on sun, surf and sand sale

Staycation sky high sale has seen a Doncaster Sheffield Airport discount route really take off.
Product warning

Mamas & Papas recall pushchair

A children’s pushchair has been recalled by its manufacturer due to a technical issue.

Happy holidays ... but at what cost?

Northern parents most likely to pretend child is ill to go on hols

The findings into how working parents juggle holiday leave revealed a quarter admitted to having “played truant” in the past by telling a school their child was ill or making another excuse to take them on holiday during term time before the cost rockets.
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