Antidepressant prescription for children on the rise

Antidepressant prescription for children on the rise

In the last three years there has been a 15% rise of antidepressants being prescribed to children in Britain. Scotland’s figure has increased by 10% and Northern Ireland rose by 6%. However, rather than signalling a decline in children’s mental health, this actually shows an incline in the quality of...

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Sitting in the square, Seasonal heat’,               

Sitting in the square, Seasonal heat’,               

‘ If you can’t stand the heat, then get out of the kitchen’, so the saying goes. As the second youngest ever  Grandmaster to attain this title  in chess history is officially ordained by FIDE, namely the Indian child prodigy Rameshbabu Praggnanandhaa, the official body itself is in a state...

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The Vatican through the ages

The Vatican through the ages

  When the Roman Emperor Constantine was baptised a Christian on his death-bed in 337AD (whether or not he was sincere in his conversion, or even properly understood the religion’s tenants are another matter) both the Empire and Christianity were changed forever. Early Christians surged to take advantage of this...

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From Page to Performance

From Page to Performance

August’s poetry page sees a selection of poems from Mahali Isaac, an intern of 16 years who recently spent time working at KCW Today. Poetry is a complex animal. It requires the ability to interact and describe feelings and experiences that are often complex and confusing at any age. Part...

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