Northwest MEP votes for better ways to tackle cyber bullying

MEPs in Strasbourg have called for better ways to tackle cyber bullying and other forms of online abuse of children.

They voted yesterday in Strasbourg in favour of proposals to introduce measures to curb illegal and unsuitable content on the internet.

They're recommending that teachers and parents become more educated about how best to protect children from accessing harmful content online. And they want to make it easier for people to be able to report illegal or abusive online content.

Northwest MEP Pat the Cope Gallagher says we have become all to aware of the consequences of online bullying here....