Prince William calls for improved online safety after coroner's ruling in Molly Russell death

9/30/2022 9:53:00 PM

Prince William has called for improved online safety for children after a coroner ruled social media contributed to the death of 14-year-old Molly Russell.

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Prince William has called for improved online safety for children after a coroner ruled social media contributed to the death of 14-year-old Molly Russell.

The schoolgirl from Harrow, northwest London, was found dead in her bedroom after viewing content related to suicide, depression and anxiety online.Andrew Walker, the coroner, said he did not"think it would be safe" to give suicide as her cause of death, instead opting for self-harm.

Giving his findings on Friday, he said:"Molly was at a transition period in her young life which made certain elements of communication difficult."She was"exposed to material that may have influenced her in a negative way and, in addition, what had started as a depression had become a more serious depressive illness", he told North London Coroners Court.

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They have been so incredibly brave. Online safety for our children and young people needs to be a prerequisite, not an afterthought. Loading the player." The schoolgirl from Harrow, northwest London, was found dead in her bedroom after viewing content related to suicide, depression and anxiety online. The four then travelled by car to the Queen's Balmoral estate, a journey of about 73 kilometres, before BBC Scotland journalist confirmed their arrival at around 5:11pm - two hours since the Queen’s passing. Andrew Walker, the coroner, said he did not"think it would be safe" to give suicide as her cause of death, instead opting for self-harm.. Giving his findings on Friday, he said:"Molly was at a transition period in her young life which made certain elements of communication difficult. The casting call-out has been shared on social media and says “it is a significant role in this award-winning drama” and they are looking for a strong physical resemblance but no previous professional experience is necessary.

" She was"exposed to material that may have influenced her in a negative way and, in addition, what had started as a depression had become a more serious depressive illness", he told North London Coroners Court. Although we've been married for 11 years, we've been together for double that so it's extraordinary." The Monarch had experienced a number of recent health issues prior to her death, including contracting Covid-19 in February and despite her determination to return to duties, she was forced to miss numerous events in order to rest. Dame Rachel de Souza, the children's commissioner for England, told Sky News social media giants should remove such harmful content from their platforms. She added it is"despicable" the companies put"profits ahead of children's safety". "It's nice coming back to Wales because it was where we lived before we had our family and everything, so it's been a really special day," the royal added, referring to their four-bedroom country house in Anglesey. Dame Rachel said:"There was talk at one point of actually fining named executives, the people in charge, and imprisoning them. It had only been by sheer coincidence that the Princess Royal and King were in Scotland as the Queen’s health deteriorated, with Charles having enjoyed a brief retreat at Dumfries House in Ayrshire, alongside his wife Camilla, now the Queen Consort. I think it can't go far enough.twitter.

"Why can these companies not take this stuff down now? "I meet leaders of the six big tech companies every six months. They agree to meet me and I constantly ask them 'how many children have you got online? Are you taking this material down?' "They try to evade my questions. The couple announced their engagement in 2010 Before and after their wedding at Westminster Abbey on 29 April 2011, the Prince was stationed in Anglesey to train for the Royal Air Force. The Duke of Sussex had travelled North to Scotland from London, where he and his wife Meghan had originally been scheduled to speak at the WellChild Awards in the capital. They are not doing enough. I honestly think we are seeing mealy-mouthed responses.# Kate Middleton and Prince William's former home in Anglesey William previously said the area holds a special place in their heart. "As I said before, they need to get a moral compass and sort this out now, they can do it. READ NEXT:.

" Related Topics . Catherine and I look forward to returning again and again over the coming years with our family.