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Take fewer selfies to fight against negative body image

Take fewer selfies to fight against negative body image

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Social media influencers need to take fewer selfies to help the fight against negative body image, the education secretary says.Damian Hinds, speaking on Stop Cyberbullying Day, said children are growing up with a "warped" view of what is normal because of the fake images they see online. He is urging them to take responsibility for their young followers and use the hashtag #notedited as well as be more transparent about online images that have been altered."Children are growing up with a warped view of what is normal because so much of what they see on social media is false," the MP for East Hampshire said. Image: Children are left with a 'warped' view from images they see online "These days there's a filter for everything, so much s...
England suffer shock Cricket World Cup defeat against Sri Lanka

England suffer shock Cricket World Cup defeat against Sri Lanka

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Media playback is not supported on this device ICC Men's Cricket World Cup, Headingley, LeedsSri Lanka 232-9 (50 overs): Mathews 85*, Wood 3-40, Archer 3-52England 212 (47 overs): Stokes 82*, Root 57, Malinga 4-43Sri Lanka won by 20 runsScorecard; Table; ScheduleEngland were strangled into a shock 20-run defeat by Sri Lanka that dented their hopes of reaching the World Cup semi-finals and breathed life into the tournament. Chasing 233 on an increasingly difficult pitch, the hosts were smothered by a brilliant Sri Lanka bowling performance in a compelling contest at Headingley.When Ben St...
Euro 2020 qualifiers: Republic labour to 2-0 win against Gibraltar

Euro 2020 qualifiers: Republic labour to 2-0 win against Gibraltar

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Republic of Ireland moved five points clear at the top of Group D in their Euro 2020 qualifying campaign with a laboured 2-0 win against Gibraltar.Joseph Chipolina's own goal was all that separated the sides until Robbie Brady's thumping injury-time header.Brady's late goal added some gloss to what was another frustrating night for Mick McCarthy's side against Gibraltar. Denmark's 5-1 defeat of Georgia allowed the Irish to extend their pool lead but with more difficult games remaining.Republic battle to Gibraltar win - as it happenedMcCarthy 'thrilled' by Republic victoryMcCarthy's side must play both of their matches against top seeds Switzerland in the autumn and will complete their Europea...
Google’s Chrome plans ‘risk undermining fight against online child abuse’

Google’s Chrome plans ‘risk undermining fight against online child abuse’

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By Alexander J Martin, technology reporter A planned change to the Chrome web browser by Google would have a "catastrophic impact on victims of online child sexual abuse" by undermining internet filters in the UK, the government has been warned.Techniques used to prevent images of child abuse being spread online would be made "obsolete" unless the government takes action, according to a parliamentary briefing note obtained by Sky News. The briefing, written by the Internet Watch Foundation (IWF) - a charity with the task of finding and removing child abuse images online - says its "crucial service" of filtering URLs is now at risk. Image: The IWF describes the changes as 'catastrophic' The governm...