Northern Ireland child post-mortem examinations to be done in England

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Image caption From January 2019 post-mortem examinations on children from NI will have to be carried out in Liverpool Post-mortem examinations on infants in Northern Ireland will have to be carried out in a hospital in England due to a lack of specialist staff.The paediatric pathologist service is currently provided on a regional basis by the Belfast Trust. However the BBC can reveal that the

Germany’s AfD sparks outcry at far-right child informer plan

[ad_1] Image copyright AFP Image caption AfD are hoping to enter Bavaria's state parliament for the first time in elections on 14 October German justice minister Katarina Barley has sharply condemned an online scheme launched by the far-right AfD party to get schoolchildren to inform on teachers who are politically partial.The far-right party entered parliament for the first time this year, becoming the biggest opposition party.Its informant site started in

Child mental health referrals up 26% in five years, says report

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The number of referrals to Camhs has increased by over a quarter in five years, according to a report The number of referrals to child and adolescent mental health services in England has increased by 26% over the past five years, Education Policy Institute (EPI) research suggests.Its report also reveals one in four referrals was either rejected or deemed inappropriate for treatment.Out of

Tablet computer ‘kills child’ in car crash in Spain

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Many parents use electronic devices to keep their children entertained in cars The death of a girl hit by a tablet computer in a car accident has raised concerns about the safety of using such devices in moving vehicles.The three-year-old was killed after her mother's car collided with the back of a school bus in Spain on Monday.Local reports indicate the girl was

YouTube channel owner ‘arrested over child sex abuse’

[ad_1] Image copyright YouTube Image caption The channel Mr Rylett co-owns has millions of subscribers The owner of a YouTube channel aimed at girls was arrested in August on suspicion of child sexual abuse, US media is reporting.BuzzFeed claims to have obtained a warrant suggesting Ian Rylett was arrested during a video shoot with one of the girls on his channel.No videos appear to have been posted to the channel

Child’s cerebral palsy book to help others understand her life

[ad_1] Image caption Elan is very "proactive" with telling people about her disability, her mum Ceris said When she was just five-years-old Elan wanted to help her friends and teachers understand her cerebral palsy.So the little girl wrote a book, explaining what her life was like and the challenges she faced."Everybody was asking me questions...but by now I have got pretty used to it," said Elan, who is now nine

State data to be used to limit child gamers in China

[ad_1] Image copyright Reuters Image caption Honour of Kings is popular with children and is China's top grossing mobile game Chinese technology giant Tencent is introducing tough new rules to identify under-age gamers, amid a crackdown on gaming addiction in the country.From mid-September it will introduce a real-name registration system for its Honour of Kings games, which will be linked to China's public security database.It will identify children and restrict
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Javid to warn over ‘shocking’ online child sex abuse

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The Home Office says abuse of babies and children under 10 is becoming more frequently documented There are up to 80,000 paedophiles in the UK who pose a sexual threat to children online, the home secretary will warn in a speech later.Sajid Javid will set out his "personal mission" to tackle online child abuse after learning the "full horror of the scale" from

Green Party suspends member over father’s child rape conviction

[ad_1] Image caption Aimee Challenor was running to become the deputy leader of the Green Party The Green Party has suspended a member who was running to be deputy leader after her father acted as her election agent while facing a child rape charge. David Challenor, 50, who was jailed for 22 years for child sex offences, had been the agent for Aimee Challenor at the 2017 general election.She has

UK and Kenya to step up child protection co-operation

[ad_1] Theresa May is to announce a tie-up with the Kenyan authorities to help track down British paedophiles as she concludes her tour of Africa.The UK is to build a cyber centre in Nairobi to help Kenyan police stop child abuse images being shared online. It will also assist efforts to identify potential victims and access data from tech firms to catch offenders.Mrs May is the first British prime minister