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Prince William and Kate Middleton at BBC for Anti-Bullying Week

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have made a surprise visit to the BBC to mark Anti-Bullying Week. 

Kate and William arrived at Broadcasting House, London on Thursday, just hours after celebrating the Prince of Wales’ 70th birthday at a glittering black tie dinner and reception at Buckingham Palace.

The couple are at the BBC today to learn about the work the broadcaster is doing as a key member of The Duke’s Taskforce on the Prevention of Cyberbullying.

The Duchess wore her second recycled outfit in a week, donning a £1,200 dress by Emilia Wickstead that she wore previously in 2014 and 2015, and is from the British designer’s AW13 collection.

She teamed the simple teal number, which boasted a stylish pleated skirt, with Asprey London leaf hoop earrings and black suede Gianvito Rossi pumps.

The couple made a surprise appearance on The One Show sofa where they joined Ellie, Eliza and Cameron from Wormholt Park Primary School for a discussion on the upcoming Kids Online Wellbeing app. 

Thrifty Kate strikes again! Wearing an old Emilia Wickstead dress, Kate arrives at Broadcasting House, London on Thursday, just hours after celebrating the Prince of Wales’ 70th birthday with a black tie dinner and reception at Buckingham Palace

The couple touch down at the BBC's London outpost this morning

The campaign was launched by the young persons' panel on the Taskforce and is now being run by the Anti-Bullying Alliance, which is rolling out materials to thousands of schools across the country

The couple touch down at the BBC’s London outpost this morning. The campaign was launched by the young persons’ panel on the Taskforce and is now being run by the Anti-Bullying Alliance, which is rolling out materials to thousands of schools across the country

TV debut! The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge make a surprise appearance on The One Show sofa where they join Ellie, Eliza and Cameron from Wormholt Park Primary School for a discussion on the upcoming Kids Online Wellbeing app

TV debut! The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge make a surprise appearance on The One Show sofa where they join Ellie, Eliza and Cameron from Wormholt Park Primary School for a discussion on the upcoming Kids Online Wellbeing app

They will also meet young people who wrote and performed in a new campaign video for ‘Stop, Speak, Support’, which is a youth-led code of conduct to provide guidance on what to do when they witness bullying online. 

The campaign was launched by the young persons’ panel on the Taskforce and is now being run by the Anti-Bullying Alliance, which is rolling out materials to thousands of schools across the country.

Kate and William, both 36, will also meet parents and children who have been helping guide the latest tech developments from the BBC to help young people online, and join BBC Director General Lord Hall as he announces the broadcaster’s latest initiative. Further details will be confirmed in due course.

William and The Royal Foundation convened the Taskforce in May 2016, to support young people and their families affected by cyberbullying, with a focus on 11-16 year olds.

The Duke brought together some of the world’s most recognisable names in media and tech, as well as children’s charities and parents, to work alongside a panel of young people to try and find a way forward. Together they set themselves the task of creating a safer and more supportive life online.

Speaking at a Taskforce event last year, William said: ‘For me, the issue of cyberbullying and its consequences are personal. My work as a HEMS pilot has exposed me to the tragedy of suicide and the despair felt by those who have been subjected to cruelty and abuse.

‘Through my work on mental health, I have spent time getting to know parents and children for whom the impact of online bullying has been devastating.

Kate was sporting loose waves and appeared to have had some subtle highlights put in her hair. She teamed the teal number, which boasted a stylish pleated skirt, with diamond hoop earrings and black suede pumps

Kate was sporting loose waves and appeared to have had some subtle highlights put in her hair. She teamed the teal number, which boasted a stylish pleated skirt, with diamond hoop earrings and black suede pumps

Fresh as a daisy! There was no sign of tired eyes for the Duchess, despite being out last night for the lavish 70th birthday celebrations of the Prince of Wales last night

Kate in London this morning. Last night she was joined by royalty from Denmark, Norway, Spain, Greece, Serbia, Jordan and Jaipur at the black tie bash hosted by the Queen

Fresh as a daisy! There was no sign of tired eyes for the Duchess, despite being out last night for the lavish 70th birthday celebrations of the Prince of Wales last night. Kate was joined by royalty from Denmark, Norway, Spain, Greece, Serbia, Jordan and Jaipur at the black tie bash hosted by the Queen

The couple arrive at Broadcasting House on Thursday. The Duchess wore her second recycled outfit in a week, donning a £1,200 dress by designer Emilia Wickstead that she first wore in 2015

The couple arrive at Broadcasting House on Thursday. The Duchess wore her second recycled outfit in a week, donning a £1,200 dress by designer Emilia Wickstead that she first wore in 2015

The couple arrive at the BBC offices on Thursday after celebrating Prince Charles' birthday last night.

Today they will meet young people who wrote and performed in a new campaign video for 'Stop, Speak, Support', which is a youth-led code of conduct to provide guidance on what to do when they witness bullying online

The couple arrive at the BBC offices on Thursday after celebrating Prince Charles’ birthday last night. Today they will meet young people who wrote and performed in a new campaign video for ‘Stop, Speak, Support’, which is a youth-led code of conduct to provide guidance on what to do when they witness bullying online

‘And as a parent myself, I understand the sense of loss and anger of those particular families who have lost children after they were the targets of campaigns of harassment. I feel a responsibility to do what I can to help.’

Chaired by tech entrepreneur Brent Hoberman CBE, the Taskforce members include The Anti-Bullying Alliance, Apple, BT and The Diana Award.

Also involved are EE, Facebook, Google, Internet Matters, Music.ly, NSPCC; O2, Sky, Snapchat, Supercell, TalkTalk, Three, Twitter, Vodafone and Virgin Media.

The couple’s visit today marked the second official engagement in what is shaping up to be a busy week, after Kate and William visited South Yorkshire on Wednesday.

And just last night, they were spotted arriving at Buckingham Palace for a star-studded dinner and reception held in honour of the Prince of Wales’ birthday.

Kate, dripping in diamonds, was joined by royalty from Denmark, Norway, Spain, Greece, Serbia, Jordan and Jaipur at the black tie bash hosted by the Queen.

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