Term-Time Holidays: Derbyshire County Council Introduces Interim Arrangements To Avoid Fines

A council in England has has temporarily abolished automatic fines for parents taking their kids on holiday during term time. Derbyshire County Council has changed its rules while awaiting for the Supreme Court’s ruling on the fines given to parents. Pupils in the area will be allowed to go on a term-time holiday as long as…

Universities Slammed For Turning A Blind Eye To Drink, Drugs And Lad Culture

Sir Anthony Seldon, vice-chancellor of the University of Buckingham, has pledged to become Britain’s first “positive health” institution in a bid to tackle the “scandal” of students’ mental health problems. The private university head is taking the preventative approach to combat the “crisis” of mental health in higher education institutions. “The core problem is that…

Dad Brings Magic Of Tooth Fairy Alive For Five-Year-Old By ‘Capturing’ Its Visit On Camera

A dad brought the magic of the tooth fairy alive for his son, using his incredible computer skills.  Daniel Hashimoto is known for using computer generated imagery (CGI) to make fascinating videos that often feature his family. This time, he used it to convince his five-year-old son, James Hashimoto, that the Tooth Fairy is in…

London Fashion Week: Ashish Bring Gender Fluidity To The Catwalk

London Fashion Week came to a spectacular close this afternoon with one of the final shows bringing an amazing display of gender fluid fashion to the catwalk. Along with a crop of female models, London-based brand Ashish included two male models to showcase their womenswear spring/summer 16 collection on the runway today – including eye-catching…

Tommy’s Launches #MovementsMatter Campaign To Challenge ‘Dangerous’ Myths About Baby’s Kicks

A national baby charity has launched a campaign to dispel “dangerous” myths about a baby’s movements during pregnancy.  Tommy’s #MovementsMatter campaign, supported by Kicks Count and NHS England, aims to “empower” pregnant women by providing them with up-to-date information about their baby’s movements.  “There are no set number of movements a woman should feel, what is…

Etsy Boss Says Its Female Sellers Smash Cliches To ‘Define Success On Their Own Terms’

Online marketplace Etsy is aiming to smash the dated stereotypes of the “white, male” entrepreneur, one of its bosses has said. Mark Lennihan/AP Etsy’s team celebrating their IPO last year Nicole Vanderbilt, VP International for Etsy, said that 90% of its sellers were women and it aimed to empower them to “define success on their…

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