Two schools in Lincolnshire have become the first to adopt a four-term year with a four week summer holiday.
Good Morning Britain has learnt that many more state schools are considering adopting the same policy.
Briton's spend £573m on phone charges abroad but do you know whether your tariff covers you for holidays?
Technology expert, Will Frances says that now we all have smart phones, it's the things they get up to in the background that we need to be aware of. "They're updating apps, they're syncing your photos... so it's really easy to build up megabytes of data usage."
Police officers investigating the disappearance of Madeline McCann have contacted Australian authorities over the their discovery of a young girls' remains in a suitcase.
The decomposed body of a fair-haired girl aged between two and four was found next to a motorway in Adelaide.
Australian police say there is absolutely no evidence that the child is Madeline.
Detectives looking for a seven-year-old boy who vanished after playing with friends in a park yesterday found the body of a child on a construction site.
It's been identified as the body of Conley Thompson, from Barnsley, who was last seen on Sunday evening.
David Cameron has put himself on a collision course with the Scottish National Party after flatly refusing to consider another independence referendum. Former first minister Alex Salmond has claimed a second public vote on independence is 'inevitable' and the only question was when his successor Nicola Sturgeon decided to go for it.
But the Prime Minister indicated that any decision by the Scottish Government to unilaterally decide to hold a referendum would not be legitimate.
The Government has pledged its support for an iRights initiative to protect young people on line.
A report published today by iRights shows children lack the skills and knowledge necessary to navigate the risks of the internet. They want the Government and industry to come together to introduce five principles to protect and help young people.
Today, the Children's Commissioner Anne Longfield, has announced that she is launching a task force, Growing Up Digital, to support the move.
It's been recommended that under 18's be allowed to delete anything they post about themselves online.
John Carr is one of the world's leading experts on children's use of the internet and said. "This is not an anti-internet story, this is a pro-safety story."
The Metropolitan Police have launched an investigation into allegations of drug use by Lord Sewel and executed a warrant on an address in central London at 6pm, saying no arrests have been made at this stage.