My pupils call me Little Sir: 3ft tall Azad, 22, achieves his dream to be a teacher (by standing on the desk to reach the board)Azad Singh, 22, has a rare hormone disorder and stopped growing age fiveHe was bullied at school because he is just 3ft tall and weighs less than 3st By Emily Davies PUBLISHED: 00:03 GMT, 5 March 2013 | UPDATED: 04:08 GMT, 5 March 2013 At the age of 18 he was mistaken for a baby and labelled a circus freak, but 3ft tall Azad Singh has achieved his dreams of becoming a teacher – the world's smallest to be precise. Mr Singh has a rare genetic disorder which meant he stopped growing at the age of five and at the age of 22 is trapped in a child's body
Four Egyptian students arrested after doing Harlem Shake in their underwear Harlem Shake is a dance craze sparked by a group of Australian teenagers Students are accused of a committing a 'scandalous act' Egypt has strict public indecency laws Footage has emerged of another group doing dance in front of pyramids By Tara Brady PUBLISHED: 20:01 GMT, 24 February 2013 | UPDATED: 22:35 GMT, 24 February 2013 Egyptian police have arrested four students who stripped to their underwear and publicly danced the 'Harlem Shake' – a convulsive dance style made popular by an online video which has gone viral.
Wave of ritual killings spark panic in Cameroon as 18 mutilated bodies are found in two weeks18 bodies have been found in Yaounde, Cameroon in two weeks Latest five victims, aged 15-26, were found outside a pre-school on Friday Families hide indoors and vigilantes patrol the streets looking for killers By Sara Malm PUBLISHED: 23:24 GMT, 22 January 2013 | UPDATED: 23:39 GMT, 22 January 2013 The West African nation of Cameroon has been shaken by a series of ritual killings of young people, causing panic in the capital of Yaounde. Police have found 18 mutilated bodies on the streets of the capital in the past two weeks, all believed to be linked to occult rituals. On Friday the dismembered body of 17-year-old student Michele Mbala Mvogo was found alongside four others outside a pre-school in the capital
Students' Facebook confessions about binge-drinking and bed hopping 'could make them unemployable'Academic chiefs have warned 'irresponsible' posts could hurt job prospectsSwansea University students have been posting 'confessions' to FacebookThe university and students' union has warned against sharing lurid details By James Rush PUBLISHED: 16:27 GMT, 1 January 2013 | UPDATED: 19:54 GMT, 1 January 2013 Students who use social networking sites to confess about their boozing and bed-hopping have been warned it could leave them unemployable. Undergraduates have been swapping tales of binge-drinking and lewd behaviour on the social networking site Facebook, leading academic chiefs to warn their racy anecdotes could damage their future job prospects.
Snapshots from a secret state: Panoramic pictures of North Koreans at work and play give an extraordinary glimpse of everyday life | UPDATED: 16:39 GMT, 22 December 2012 Award-winning photographer David Guttenfelder makes frequent trips to notoriously secretive North Korea trying to capture the country as accurately as possible for outsiders. Here he describes capturing this set of photos which offer a rare glimpse into the everyday life of its citizens..
She threw herself in front of the gunman to save her students: Astonishing story of the brave teacher who died protecting children from 'deeply disturbed' killerVictoria Soto, 27, sacrificed herself to save her first grade students by throwing her body in front of gunman Adam Lanza She was a highly regarded member of staff, popular with students and known for chewing gum in class Principal Dawn Hochsprung and school psychologist Mary Sherlach were also killed execution-style after confronting LanzaA fourth teacher has been named as Lauren Rousseau, 30 | UPDATED: 22:06 GMT, 15 December 2012 A young teacher displayed astonishing bravery and sacrificed her life saving as many children in her first grade class as she could after she came face-to-face with gunman Adam Lanza. Victoria Soto, 27, had worked at Sandy Hook Elementary for five years.
Playing violent video games for just 20 minutes a day can encourage aggressive behaviour University students were asked to play a violent video game or a driving game over three daysThey were then set a couple of tests to see how they reacted to the outside worldThose who played shoot-em-ups like Call of Duty were more likely to assume the world was hostile and react aggressively | UPDATED: 16:57 GMT, 11 December 2012 Playing a violent video game for just an hour over a three-day period is enough to increase aggressive behaviour, according to a new study. However, playing a non-violent video game, such as a racing game, has no effect on aggression when played for 20 minutes a day for three consecutive days. Although previous studies have revealed a single violent gaming session can increase short-term aggression, this is the first to show longer-term effects.
Make-up as art: But who will be brave enough to wear these incredible crab, caviar and baked bean inspired lipstick designs | UPDATED: 18:01 GMT, 3 December 2012 From crabs and caviar to a gothic take on snow, these intricately beautiful lip designs are a million miles away from plain old pink.
It’s probably better to talk: How checking our phones 60 times a day is driving away friendsMobile phones are eroding our personal relationships, according to a new studyScientists have compared constantly texting and checking phones to addictions like compulsive spending | UPDATED: 10:33 GMT, 1 December 2012 Compulsive: Constant texting is an addiction, experts say Young people's attachment to their mobile phones is eroding their personal relationships, according to a new study. The claims come after research revealed that young adults – in addition to sending over 100 texts – check their mobile up to 60 times a day
Biggest fall in immigration for 20 years: Success thanks to a blitz on bogus colleges and a cut in student visas Minister hails success of government's 'tough' new policies213,000 students arrived this year compared to 232,000 last year Emigration increases from 336,000 to 353,000 as more Britons work abroad | UPDATED: 01:08 GMT, 30 November 2012 Prime Minister David Cameron said controlling immigration helped Britain compete in the 'global race' Migration into Britain has seen the biggest fall in 20 years, official figures revealed yesterday. A total of 536,000 foreigners came to live here in 2011, 42,000 fewer than the year before