The boy was approached and threatened by the stranger before being sexually assaulted, police say.
The art material is a "dangerous" microplastic which can enter the food chain, the nursery chain says.
Volunteers visit families on a weekly basis to help children with vital social skills.
A pre-school in Hampshire is supporting children with special needs to develop their learning skills.
A woman accused of murdering a former Gurkha strangled him before holding his wife captive, a court hears.
But former entertainer Rolf Harris's other 11 indecent assault convictions still stand.
The University of Southampton plans to cut academic posts by merging eight faculties into five.
A £20m Olympic-sized ice arena is planned for Winchester after decades of campaigning.
Brandon Coleman from Waterlooville says playing Blind Football for England changed his life.
The camp provides a fun, recreational space for children with severe allergies and life-limiting illnesses.
Mohamed Salah scores twice as Liverpool beat Southampton to record three Premier League wins in a row for the first time in 2017.
Brett Pitman continues his fine form in front of goal to give Portsmouth to a 1-0 victory over Southend at Fratton Park.
Goals either side of the interval help Barrow end a dismal run of form with a rousing win at Eastleigh.
Aldershot remain nicely in the promotion mix-up following a solid away win at Hartlepool.
Sutton United re-sign winger Ross Stearn on a two-year contract after his release by National League rivals Eastleigh.
More than 80% of ticket prices in the Premier League are reduced or frozen for the 2017-18 season, the Price of Football study finds.
National League side Eastleigh sign midfielder Simon Heslop from York City on a one-month loan deal.
Pressure grows on President Mugabe to stand aside, with crowds marching on his office and residence.
A Nasa research plane joins the search for the vessel, now missing in the Atlantic for three days.
The Australian's powerful rhythm guitar riffs helped propel the heavy rock group to stardom.
Saad Hariri vows to go back home by Wednesday and will then clarify his shock decision to resign.
The fashion world mourns a designer whose clients included Lady Gaga, Rihanna and Michelle Obama.
The picture from the album King Ottokar's Sceptre was among items by Belgian artist Hergé
The US president's move comes a day after US hunters were told they could import elephant trophies.
Riot police and troops are deployed in southern Galle province, with 19 people arrested.
UN climate talks finish with progress on technical issues but with questions on carbon cuts unresolved.
Moscow uses its 11th UN veto since the Syria conflict began to block an investigative body.
The jurist, who proclaimed to speak for "all heterosexual males", provokes a firestorm of ridicule.
Mayor Antonio Ledezma, who had been under house arrest since 2015, escapes to Spain.
Protests turn to celebrations on the streets of Zimbabwe's capital Harare.
There is widespread jubilation in the capital Harare, as people take to the streets calling on President Mugabe to stand down.
The plant in the US state of California stores enough energy to power 20,000 homes for four hours.
Five thousand barrels leaked from the Keystone pipeline.
A day in the life of Travis "Castaway" Waters, the South African who gets paid to play video games.
Notorious Sicilian Mafia "boss of all bosses" Salvatore "Toto" Riina has died from cancer in jail, aged 87.
The suspected meteor shook buildings when it raced through the sky in Lapland.
Famous turquoise cascades are flowing again after locals used picks and shovels to remove debris.
Algeria head coach Rabah Madjer loses his temper when a journalist asks Leicester City midfielder Riyad Mahrez a question about the team's recent displays.
A lorry accident involving 20 tonnes of meatballs closed a road in Sweden.
Siberian time capsule says instant noodles and memory sticks define our age.
A Spanish convent faces a fine for restoring an historic organ without permission.
The two Middle Eastern powers have long been rivals but recently it all got a lot more tense.
Several firms are reported to be interested in parts of 21st Century Fox, but would Murdoch really sell?
India records more so-called "killfie" incidents than any other country, researchers say.
A new dispute about Russian "fake news" centres on the Catalonia crisis, Ellis Palmer writes.
Chileans vote for a new president as President Michelle Bachelet comes to the end of her term.
The statistics that explain how things have got so bad in Zimbabwe.
Mechanical engineering intern Camille Eddy tells 100 Women how her mum changed her future.
Where do world leaders go when they're cast out of power and need to find a safe haven fast?
Why political veterans like Robert Mugabe still command the respect and goodwill of their opponents.
The annual fundraiser included a Blue Peter Strictly special and a singing EastEnders cast.
A primary school has teamed up with two local care homes to launch an inter-generational pen pal scheme.
Reg Grace, 82, found out he had cancer of the liver during a stay in hospital following a stroke.
Despite leaving school with no GCSEs, Louchavan Lemard has been named Black Business Man of 2017.
The crash happened at about 12:00 close near to Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire.
Eight-year-old Mali has been given the Dickin Medal for serving in Afghanistan.
A study says grandparents tend to give high-sugar snacks as treats - so we tracked some down.
Nursery group manager Harriet Pacey said she believed most parents would back the change.
A friend and colleague of PC Keith Palmer has paid tribute to the officer, who was killed outside the Houses of Parliament in the Westminster terror attack in March.
Why one mother's personal plight is part of a long and complicated history between Iran and the UK.
The rubber caricature was designed by one of the creators of satirical TV show Spitting Image.
Teenagers Jay Panesar and Emily Phillips recently won an international figure skating contest.
Cars driven by female characters who starred alongside 007 have gone on display.
Why the singer wants everyone to be more honest about childbirth and parenthood.
Mason Fountain, 13, has spent much of the past eight years in and out of Ipswich Hospital.
Four-year-old Tia is hoping for pioneering treatment for her fragile skin condition.
Sana Nosheen, a 21-year-old blogger, started with post-natal depression after the birth of her son.
People affected by the Grenfell fire are being offered holidays in Cornwall to help them recover.
The game sees images projected on to a table that residents and children can interact with.
Fans criticised the YouTuber for the price of the 12-day calendar.
Rap videos should sometimes removed from online platforms such as YouTube to save lives, officials say.
In an era of censorship, the Windmill Theatre was one of the only places where UK audiences could watch naked women on stage.
Police are offering a £20,000 reward for information after the attempted murder of a father-of-two.
Former Bristol councillor David Spry became the UK's first politician to change sex.
The man hoping to turn Flyboarding into a full-time job after finishing second in his first competition.
The Elizabeth Line service will connect Essex and Berkshire via central London.
Peter Turner's love story with Hollywood actress Gloria Grahame has been made into a movie.
Simon Dobbin was left with severe brain damage in an attack after a football match.
The brother of Martyn Hett, who was killed in the Manchester Arena bombing, has told BBC 5 live he’s received abuse from right-wing extremists.
West Midlands Police displays guns used to kill, and a haul of home-made bullets made by an arms dealer.
The national campaign wants to empower children who feel odd or different.
The Speaker tells noisy MPs to think about what voters are making of prime minister's questions.
One army veteran suffering from PTSD says Forest Bathing is helping him sleep.
Emily Sullivan had open heart surgery three times before the age of seven.
Boris Johnson addresses remarks he made about Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, who is being held in Iran.