Should 'summer babies' start school a year later?

All parents want their children to have a good education, but should they be the ones to decide what age they start school?

One mum Rosie Dutton has convinced her council to let her daughter start a year later than normal, so she wouldn't be the youngest in her class. It's a decision she hopes will mean Olivia gets the most out of her schooling.

Research appears to be in their favour, showing children who start after only just turning four get consistently lower results, tend to be more unhappy at school, and are more likely to leave education at the age of 16.

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This general election 'is not about independence'

We simply couldn't countenance spending £100 billion we don't have on Trident.

– SNP Deputy Leader Stewart Hosie

Increasing public spending, scrapping Trident and calls for a fully publicly funded NHS are expected to be the main features of the SNP's election manifesto that's unveiled later today.

We speak to Deputy Leader Stewart Hosie, and chat to him about how the SNP have become a major political player in Westminster. On Scottish Independence he said: "We've been extremely clear, upfront and open with the public that this general election 2015 is not about independence, this is not a re-run of the referendum."

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Top five headlines you're waking up to

Nick Clegg has called for a "coherent EU response" to the number of migrants fleeing over sea

  1. Targeting the traffickers. Pressure builds on the UK to do more to tackle criminal gangs shipping migrants to Europe

  2. NHS bosses under fire. Hospital managers are accused of taking tens of millions of pounds in pay rises, while many staff had their pay frozen

  3. As William and Kate prepare for their imminent new arrival, we'll meet some of the super-nannies who could be in line to look after the new prince or princess

  4. And what do you see when you look in the mirror? We're putting self esteem to the test, with some remarkable results

  5. Plus they got through on Ant and Dec's golden buzzer on Saturday night, and now dance group Boyband join Ben and Susanna

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Mother accused: 'I was completely flummoxed'

I don't even want to begin to think where the motivation for this came from... The important thing is we've been cleared

– Shona Sibary, mum wrongly accused of child neglect

It's a phone call that would fill you with dread - social services saying you've been reported for child neglect.

According to Netmums:

  • One mum says she'd been accused of neglect after leaving her baby alone for hours - it stemmed from a row over parking
  • Another said a complaint by her ex led to a full scale investigation which still haunts her
  • And another had her child taken away after a doctor thought a skin condition was bruising from abuse

We speak to Shona Sibary who received a call that could have led to her daughter Dolly, 5, being wrongly taken into care.

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Could salads contain more fat than burgers

Some high street salads and sandwiches contain more calories and fat than burgers and pizza, a survey has found.

Consumer group Which? has called for all manufacturers to use traffic light nutrition labelling and restaurants to display calorie content after finding that apparently healthy options are "no better than a burger".

The watchdog tested eight popular lunchtime meals including sandwiches, pastas and salads from high street shops to find that some contained surprisingly high amounts of fat, salt and sugar.

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Paying more at the pumps despite a dip in oil prices

Drivers are paying out more at the pumps for petrol despite a dip in world oil prices, the AA says.

The issue is apparently being ignored by politicians of all parties. The AA's figures showed the price of oil was 5% lower per barrel in the first two weeks of April 2015 than in the first two weeks of March 2015. But average UK petrol prices rose from 111.92p to 113.29.

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