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Police uncover teenage girl ‘suicide’ Instagram group

Police uncover teenage girl ‘suicide’ Instagram group

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Getty ImagesSocial media groups involving teenage girls that led to "suicidal crises" and "serious self-harm" have been uncovered by police, BBC News has learned.Twelve girls, aged between 12 and 16 years old and from across southern England, were part of an Instagram chat group whose name refers to suicide.The group was discovered when three of the girls went missing and were found seriously unwell in London.Instagram says it found no suicide or self-harm related content in the group. 'Serious self-harm'BBC News has obtained a police briefing about the investigation which discovered the online groups.It says "peer-to-peer influence increased suicidal ideation amongst the children involved to the extent that several escalated to suicidal crises and serious self-harm."How can we protect soc...
Watch: Hyuna wants to be herself in ‘Good Girl’ video

Watch: Hyuna wants to be herself in ‘Good Girl’ video

Entertainment
Feb. 3 (UPI) -- South Korean singer Hyuna is back with a new music video. The 28-year-old K-pop star released a video Wednesday for the song "Good Girl." Advertisement In the "Good Girl" video, Hyuna is seen dancing and posing in different scenes as she sings about wanting to be herself and doing what she likes without fear of criticism. "Good Girl" appears on Hyuna's new EP, I'm Not Cool. Hyuna released the EP and a music video for the title track, "I'm Not Cool," last week. I'm Not Cool also features the songs "Show Window," "Party, Feel, Love" featuring Dawn and "Flower Shower." The EP is Hyuna's first since Following, released in 2017. Hyuna was to release "Good Girl" as a comeback single in August but delayed the release due to health issues. Let's blo...
Bond girl and Charlie’s Angels star is still alive – despite agent earlier saying she had died

Bond girl and Charlie’s Angels star is still alive – despite agent earlier saying she had died

Entertainment
Bond girl Tanya Roberts is still alive, her agent has said, after earlier saying she had died. The 65-year-old actress, who starred in A View To A Kill, had been in hospital after collapsing at her home in Los Angeles on Christmas Eve, her agent Mike Pingel said. He told Sky News on Monday morning UK time that Roberts had died on Sunday. He had also posted a photo of the pair together on his Instagram page, writing: "Devastated." Image: The actress was earlier reported to have died after collapsing at home on Christmas Eve Image: Roberts starred as Kiri in the adventure movie The Beastmaster in 1981. Pic: AP Photo/Wally Fong Roberts' apparent death was widely reported and ...
Tanya Roberts, Bond girl and Charlie’s Angel, dies at 65

Tanya Roberts, Bond girl and Charlie’s Angel, dies at 65

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TikTok faces potential legal challenge from 12-year-old girl

TikTok faces potential legal challenge from 12-year-old girl

Technology
Social media giant TikTok faces a potential legal challenge on behalf of all children who use the video-sharing platform.A 12-year-old girl from London, who cannot be identified, plans to bring a damages claim against six firms said to be responsible for TikTok and its "predecessor" app Musical.ly for "loss of control of personal data". She is also seeking the deletion of her data.According to a High Court ruling published on Wednesday, the action alleges the firms have "misused the claimant's private information and processed the claimant's personal data" in breach of EU and UK data protection laws.The current Children's Commissioner for England, Anne Longfield, intends to bring a "representative" action on behalf of all other under-16s who use TikTok, Mr Justice Warby was told at a remot...