How mothers field 288 questions a day: Answer more questions per hour than David Cameron during Prime Ministers Questions

How mothers field 288 questions a day – that's more per hour than David Cameron during Prime Minister’s Questions Girls aged four are the most curious, asking 390 questions a dayAn average mother faces 12.5 hours of questioning, survey finds Most questions are asked during meal times, when children rattle off 11 By Daily Mail Reporter PUBLISHED: 23:56 GMT, 28 March 2013 | UPDATED: 19:48 GMT, 29 March 2013 If you feel like you’ve done 15 rounds in the Mastermind chair after a day with your young child, there’s good reason. Mothers get asked an astonishing 288 questions every day by their little ones, a study reveals

Former South African President Nelson Mandela leaves hospital after successful "routine tests"

Former South African President Nelson Mandela leaves hospital after successful 'routine tests'94-year-old had planned tests to monitor his existing health conditionsMandela was hospitalised last year for lung infection and gallstones /12/21/article-0-1669C678000005DC-717_638x392.jpg” width=”638″ height=”392″ alt=”Routine: Nelson Mandela has been admitted to hospital in Pretoria for routine tests and there was said to be 'no cause for concern'” class=”blkBorder” /> Routine: Nelson Mandela was admitted to hospital in Pretoria for routine tests and there was said to be 'no cause for concern' Mr Mandela was hospitalised at the end of last year and he was airlifted on December 8 from his rural village in the south of the country to a hospital in Pretoria for a series of tests. Doctors found the former president and hero of the anti-apartheid struggle had a recurrent lung infection and had developed gallstones. He underwent surgery to remove the gallstones on December 15 and remained in hospital until December 26.

Drunk Sussex couple left toddler home alone to get takeaway then crashed car with baby sitting on mother"s lap, Crawley magistrates hear

Drunk couple left 16-month-old daughter home alone to get takeaway then crashed car with newborn son sitting on mother's lap Police found toddler at home in urine-soaked nappy after late-night crash | UPDATED: 22:39 GMT, 19 December 2012 A couple who left their 16-month-old daughter at home alone while they drove to get a takeaway with their newborn baby were caught after the drunken father crashed the car on a motorway slip-road. Police officers found the baby boy had been sitting on his mother's lap when his father crashed the car late at night. And when the parents were taken to hospital for checks, they told staff their other child was being cared for by a relative when this was not the case.

Japan scrambles F-15s after Chinese government plane flies near disputed East China Islands

Japan scrambles F-15s after Chinese government plane flies near disputed East China Islands First time Chinese aircraft has 'violated airspace over disputed islands'China says it is merely carrying out a normal operationJapan has issued formal protest after sending six F15s to the area | UPDATED: 19:46 GMT, 13 December 2012 Japanese fighter jets were scrambled today after a Chinese plane was spotted over the disputed East China Sea Islands. The F-15s were sent to the remote islands which are controlled by Tokyo but claimed by Beijing as the territorial row between the two nations grows. It is the first time a Chinese aircraft has violated the airspace over the islands known as Senkaku in Japan and Diaoyu in China

Unborn baby shocks expectant parents when scan shows it making rude one-finger gesture

This one's going to be trouble! Unborn baby shocks expectant parents when scan shows it making rude one-finger gestureFoetus snapped yawning, shadow boxing and giving X-factor-style saluteParents concerned their child will become a 'hell raiser' | UPDATED: 13:48 GMT, 7 December 2012 If you thought babies only turned terrible at two, think again. Anne-Marie and Ben Roland's unborn baby is already proving a handful after it was caught making a rude one-finger gesture during a routine ultrasound scan. The cheeky foetus shocked its expectant parents, from St John's Wood, in north London, when it was captured raising its middle digit halfway through 25-year-old Anne-Marie's 28 week scan

Woman goes to doctor with backache…and gives birth six hours later (to a baby five WEEKS overdue)

Woman goes to doctor with backache…and gives birth six hours later (to a baby five WEEKS overdue) Kayleigh Renwick, 24, had actually lost weight and had no idea she was pregnant She was so far gone her placenta had stopped feeding baby Lucy | UPDATED: 16:28 GMT, 26 November 2012 When Kayleigh Renwick visited the doctors with agonising back ache, she assumed she had developed a kidney infection. But just six hours later she was giving birth in hospital. Unbeknown to the 24-year-old nursery nurse, from Stanley, County Durham, already a mum to daughter Grace, she was five weeks overdue.