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Sixteen-year-old charged over bullying video

West Midlands Police Credit: IAN NICHOLSON/PA Archive/Press Association Images

A 16-year-old girl will appear in court later today to hear claims she assaulted two schoolgirls in Northfield on Saturday night.

The alleged attack was caught on camera and has since been widely posted on social media sites over the last two days.

The teenager, who cannot be named for legal reasons, has been charged with robbery and assault and will appear at Birmingham Youth Court later today. She was remanded in custody last night after being charged.

Police have warned members of the public to remove the video from their social media accounts, now that a suspect has been charged and out of respect for the victims.

They have also reminded social media users that naming the teenager online would jeopardise court proceedings.

Parents' warning to others after bullying caused son to take his own life

The parents of a teenager who took his own life, after years of bullying, are warning parents to watch for signs their child has been pushed too far.

Matthew Jones was 17 when he died Credit: ITV News Central

Lin and Roger Jones' son Matthew was 17. A gang bullied him for years, despite several changes of school to try to escape.

His parents say that by speaking out they hope to prevent the same happening to another child.

For help, support and advice you can head to: Combat Bullying Childline Bullying UK

Tackling homophobic bullying improvement in schools

Schools in Nottinghamshire are the most improved in the country for preventing homophobic bullyinh Credit: PA

Nottinghamshire County Council has been named as the most improved local authority in Britain for tackling homophobic bullying and celebrating difference in their schools.

That's according to a report by an equality charity today. Lincolnshire County Council was named the tenth best local authority.