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Police investigating the attempted rape of a 10-year-old girl have released CCTV images of a man they want to speak to. The child was attacked when she became separated from her friends in the Openshaw area of Manchester on Saturday afternoon. Police say a man led the girl to an…
Paedophile football coach Barry Bennell is facing a fourth jail sentence after a jury convicted him of 36 counts of historical child sex abuse. On Tuesday, Bennell, 64, was found guilty of offences of buggery, attempted buggery and indecent assault against 10 complainants between 1979 and 1990. Jurors at Liverpool…
The charity watchdog is to begin its inquiry into Oxfam following the aid worker sex scandal which resulted in the resignation of one of its most senior figures. Oxfam issued an "unreserved apology" to the Government, donors, supporters and the people of Haiti over its handling of sex allegations, including…
Oxfam's deputy chief executive has quit in the wake of the aid worker sex scandal saying she was "ashamed" of what had happened. Penny Lawrence said she took full responsibility for what had happened on her watch and was sorry for the "harm and distress" it had caused supporters. Oxfam…
A family court judge's criticisms of a social worker who won a fight to remain anonymous have emerged in a ruling published on a legal website. Judge Gavyn Arthur had been asked to make decisions about the truth of sex abuse allegations made by a teenage girl. He dismissed the…
International Development Secretary Penny Mordaunt said it was "shocking" that some Oxfam staff had been able to resign after the Haiti sex allegations surfaced. She told BBC1's The Andrew Marr Show: "I think it's shocking and it doesn't matter how good the safeguarding practices are in an organisation, if that…
Oxfam faces crisis talks with the Government as it deals with the fall-out following claims of sexual misconduct by aid workers. International Development Secretary Penny Mordaunt will meet the charity on Monday, after warning the "scandal" had put its relationship with the Government at risk. Oxfam is facing mounting criticism…
The mother of murdered toddler James Bulger accused authorities of covering up the extent of his killer's "vile" behaviour as he was locked up once again. Jon Venables has been living anonymously since his release from a life sentence for the kidnap, torture and murder of two-year-old James 25 years…
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