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Ban screens at dinner times.

Ban screens at dinner times.

Mobile phones should be banned from the dinner table and bedtimes as part of a healthy approach to devices, the UK's four chief medical officers have said.

Children should also take a break from screen-based activities every two hours, the government advisers said.

And they added industry must do more to keep children safe.

Their guidance comes as English Health Secretary, Matt Hancock, is set to meet bosses at Instagram over the handling of self-harm and suicide content.

Links have been made between the suicide of teenager Molly Russell and her exposure to harmful material on Instagram.

    

Her father has said he believes the Facebook-owned platform "helped kill my daughter".

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