A new bookshop is trying to give children a chance to read books featuring black, Asian or minority ethnic (BAME) protagonists. When it opened, the owners said they were met with tearful responses by parents and their children who, for the first time, saw themselves starring in fairytales and comic books. The original aim of…

Scott Cranfield has written a series of books with the aim of helping children talk about their mental health. The author of The Wise Bear books has been visiting primary schools around London to read to 5-11 year-olds. His method also involves interaction and mindfulness activities to encourage the pupils to be open about their…

Image copyright UK Law News Image caption Patrick Grant was convicted of three counts on indecent assault in south Wales A former children’s home boss who abused young boys decades ago has been jailed for eight years. Patrick Grant, 69, from Cardiff, was convicted at Inner London Crown Court of three counts of indecent assault…