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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Why my granddad is my best friend

Enjoying a drink

14 year-old Sandar says that her grandfather, U Myaing Tin, is her best friend. He has taken care of her and her sister ever since they were born. This Father’s Day, we speak to them about their special relationship…

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Charities urge grandparents in the UK to help older people overseas

Goats stand in an Age Uk charity shop.

Age UK and Age International bring to life what people’s donations could mean to an older person overseas. Goats, like these ones pictured in an Age UK shop, cost £18 each and provide milk, fertilizer and income.

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