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27 November 2023

Children are making indecent images of other children using artificial intelligence (AI) image generators, according to a UK charity.

The UK Safer Internet Centre (UKSIC) said it had received "a small number of reports" from schools but called for action now before the problem grew.

It said children might need help to understand that what they were making was considered child abuse material.

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23 November 2023

Teachers used swearing and poo emojis to criticise vulnerable primary school pupils in a WhatsApp group chat, BBC Scotland News can reveal.

The existence of the chat between staff at Aberdeenshire schools was first revealed last year but the affected pupils' parents were not informed.

The messages have now been obtained by the BBC and show derogatory exchanges about pupils and parents.

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