Who’s caring for the kids?

Theresa, 55, sends granddaughter Sarah, 6, off to school (c) Simon Rawles

As new figures are released revealing the number of grandparents in the UK providing regular childcare, we take a look at the global picture.

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AIDS – not just a young person’s disease

Anne Gatono lost her children to AIDs.

Often characterised as a young person’s disease, more older people than ever are living with HIV. New data from UNAIDS – the UN’s main advocate for coordinated global action on the HIV/AIDS epidemic – reveals that an estimated 3.6 million people aged 50 and older are living with HIV.

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