World News Headlines for Kids
From BBC News
- Tornado disaster in Oklahoma
- President Obama has declared a major disaster in the state of Oklahoma after a tornado flattened homes and schools.
- House painted bright pink as joke
- A couple came home from holiday to find that their house had been painted pink and spotty like 'Mr Blobby' for a joke.
- 'Robot ants' could help rescuers
- Robots designed to move like ants could one day help search collapsed buildings, according to US scientists.
- Pakistanis told not to wear socks
- Government workers in Pakistan have been told not to wear socks because of a heatwave in the country
- Robots more like humans invented
- A British company is trying to make robots more human than ever before, using facial expressions and body language.
- New watercress eating record set
- A new world record time has been set at the world watercress eating championships in Hampshire.
- British astronaut in space mission
- Britain's first official astronaut has been chosen to go on a five-month mission to the International Space Station.
- Comments: Would you like to go to space?
- The first official British astronaut has been chosen to go into space, we want to know if you would like to follow in his footsteps.
- Truancy fines for parents in Wales
- The Welsh government have announced today that parents of kids who skip school a lot, will end up with fines.
- Chinese families eating rat meat
- Police in China have arrested hundreds of people for selling rat meat. Families didn't know they were eating rats for their dinner.
- Two mile long bridge blown up
- A bridge has been blown up in China to make way for a new longer highway.
- Grandmother's 99th birthday abseil
- A great-great-grandmother celebrates her 99th birthday by abseiling from the top of an 11-storey building.
- Video: A call from the top of the world
- British explorer Daniel Hughes has reached the summit of Mount Everest in an attempt to raise £1m for the charity Comic Relief.
- Head-on train crash in America
- Two trains have crashed in a head-on collision near New York in America.
- Row between teachers and government
- The main organisation which represents heads says it has no confidence in the policies of the man in charge of education - Michael Gove.
- Watch Newsround
- Watch the latest update from Newsround, CBBC's news programme for children.
- Top tips on reducing exam stress
- Are you worried about preparing for exams? If you are check out our top tips on revision, relaxation and cutting stress.
- How space travel affects your body
- Chris Hadfield arrives safely back to Earth after his stint on board the International Space Station - but how has five months in space affected him?
- Video: The week's weirdest news stories
- Newsround takes a look at the top three weirdest news stories of the week.
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