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Children all around the world need adults to help them, to protect them and to teach them their rights. Do you know what the Rights of the Child are? Every year, 20 November is Universal...

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World Kindness Day is celebrated on 13 November. How can we become happier by doing kind things for others? And how can we help the world by doing kind things for ourselves?

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Diwali is a festival of light which originated in South Asia and is celebrated over five days. The dates change every year, but it is always celebrated in October or November and is now...

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The First World War ended on 11 November 1918. One hundred years later, it's time to remember the events of those dark days. How much do you know about this terrible but fascinating...

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If you’re ever in the UK on the evening of 5 November, you might wonder why you can hear fireworks. Bonfire Night is celebrated all over the country, but what is it about? Find out about...

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Vegans argue that animal farming is not only cruel but also bad for the environment. World Vegan Day, on 1 November, puts the focus on the vegan way of life.

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October 31 is Halloween and is now celebrated in many countries around the world, but do you know anything about the origins of this scary special day? Read the article and find out.

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World Mental Health Day, on 10 October, is a day to raise awareness of the effects mental illness has on millions of people’s lives across the world, and to help educate and inform us...

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October 5 is World Teachers' Day. Find out which famous people want to say thank you to their school teachers for their success.

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‘Mindfulness’ is a word we hear a lot these days, but what exactly does it mean? Find out what it is, what the benefits of mindfulness are and how you can start to practise it.

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Knowing how to read and write is a very important factor in most people’s lives. But some people never learn these skills. How can we make sure that everybody gets the opportunity to...

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What risks do people face when they are in countries at war? And why are humanitarian workers a target for attacks? The UN's World Humanitarian Day puts the focus on these important...

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The horrific crime of human trafficking may be closer to you than you realise. The United Nations’ World Day against Trafficking in Persons takes place on 30 July each year. Find out...

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Did you know that there's a World Emoji Day? Well, there is ... and it's on July 17! ...

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What do you know about chocolate? Learn about the history of chocolate and the interesting journey from cocoa bean to chocolate bar.

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Yoga is becoming more and more popular around the world. What exactly is it, where did it come from and what are the health benefits of doing yoga?

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Did you know that every minute of the day 20 people leave their homes to escape war or terror? World Refugee Day is a day when we can support and celebrate the strength and courage of...

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World Oceans Day is a day to think about the extremely important role that the oceans play in all our lives, the dangers that are facing our oceans and the actions we can take to protect...

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On World Environment Day people from countries all around the world come together to take action to defend our planet. Find out about some of the things people are doing to celebrate...

Magazine: The 2018 FIFA World Cup
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The FIFA World Cup is the biggest sporting event in the world. Which country do you think will win this year’s tournament in Russia? And who will be the star players?

Magazine – The Eurovision song contest
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Many Europeans see the Eurovision Song Contest as the best show on Earth. And now, the rest of the world is starting to discover it too. What is so special about this annual song...

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St. Patrick is the patron saint and national apostle of Ireland. He was born in the fourth century and is famous for bringing Christianity into Ireland. St. Patrick’s Day falls on the...

Magazine: April Fool's Day
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Is there a special day for jokes and tricks in your country? Do you like playing tricks on people? If you’re ever in the UK on 1 April, you’d better watch out!