Results tagged “children”

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By Giles Broadbent

Recently Mayor Lutfur Rahman blew tens of thousands of pounds on a longshot attempt to save himself from humiliation.

Despite a High Court judge telling him that his claim against communities secretary Eric Pickles was "hopeless" he still opted for a second hearing.

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By Tabitha Ronson

According to a new report, women can have it all.

Yes, it's official. Woman can go to work, do all the housework, raise a family, enjoy regular nights out with the girls, look like Amal Clooney (alright that may be pushing it) - all without damaging their offspring.

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By Tabitha Ronson

Over the weekend, Master A and I went along to a free family event in our local park with one of his classmates, Talia, and her mum.

The sun was shining and laughter filled the open space. Children of all ages were taking full advantage of the activities on offer from old school fairground games and cake decorating to model car racing and crafts.

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By Tabitha Ronson

I was amused at the furore caused by British artist Jake Chapman who said that taking children to art galleries was a "total waste of time".

He described as "arrogant" the parents who take their children to art galleries and expect them to understand artists and their works.

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A Wharf-based banker and his partner will share their experiences of the adoption process as part of a collaborative event with Hackney Council on Friday.