Good News Story #7 - Victoria Derbyshire Presents News With Important Hand Marking

Presenting BBC News on Monday morning, viewers noticed Victoria Derbyshire had a phone number written on her hand. Inscribed was the National Domestic Abuse hotline in the UK - an attempt by the presenter to alert anyonetrapped at home with a violent or controlling partner to the helpline for support. Sharing a picture of her hand on Instagram ahead of appearing on the news, Derbyshire wrote that there has been an 150% increase on visitors to the hotline's website and 25% increase in calls to the hotline since lockdown. The presenter was overwhelmingly praised online for the move.


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