Rochdale

Rochdale Grooming Scandal Whistleblower Defends Sarah Champion And Slams Austerity

The Huffington Post | Rachel Wearmouth | Posted 17.09.2017 | UK Politics

The hero whistleblower of the Rochdale abuse scandal has said Sarah Champion should not have lost her job over controversial race comments she made in...

Professor Green Has 'F***** Horrible' Clash With Britain First Leader At Rally

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 22.07.2017 | UK

Rapper Professor Green has told how he was accused of “defending rapists” after being led to a Britain First rally in Rochdale where the political...

Middle Class Kids At Risk Of Being Exploited By Gangs To Be Drug Runners

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 14.07.2017 | UK

Middle class children are at risk of being groomed to sell drugs by criminal gangs, a parliamentary report has warned. Police believe gangs’ use of ...

How The Rochdale Scandal Betrayed Britain’s Most Vulnerable Girls

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 03.07.2017 | UK

Ripples of shock from the child grooming and sex trafficking scandal in Rochdale are still being felt to this day. Nine men of mainly Pakistani herita...

Teenage Boy Drowns While Cooling Off On Hottest Day Of The Year

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 20.06.2017 | UK Universities & Education

A teenager has drowned in a reservoir in Rochdale while swimming with friends on the hottest day of the year so far. According to police, the boy got...

Girl, 11, Suffers Life-Threatening Injuries After 25ft Fall From Mall Escalator In Rochdale

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 22.05.2017 | UK

Witnesses have told how a distraught mother cradled her daughter after she fell 25 feet (7m) from an escalator inside a shopping centre in Rochdale, s...

Three Girls: The True Story Of The Rochdale Grooming And Child Abuse Case

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 17.05.2017 | UK

BBC One’s new drama Three Girls launched on Tuesday to five million viewers. The three-part series tells the story of the victims of an infamous chi...

Three Girls: BBC One Drama About Child Sex Abuse Is Disturbing But Essential Viewing

Javed Khan | Posted 15.05.2017 | UK
Javed Khan

We now know that Rochdale was not an isolated case. Child sexual exploitation has been uncovered in towns, cities and counties all over the country and it affects both girls and boys from all backgrounds. It is committed by abusers from all walks of life, ethnicities, cultures and classes and it robs children of their childhoods and tears families apart.

Simon Danczuk Says Westminster Rape Allegation Is 'Totally False'

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 10.05.2017 | UK

Former Labour MP Simon Danczuk has described an allegation of rape against him as “totally false”. The 50-year-old strongly denies the claim, made...

Record Number Of Women Labour Election Candidates

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 04.05.2017 | UK Politics

Labour has approved its highest ever percentage of women candidates for a general election. Roughly 41% of the party’s candidates will be female and...

Revealed: How Brexit Vote Split UK On Age, Education, Race

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 06.02.2017 | UK Politics

Britain’s deep divisions over Brexit have been laid bare by new figures showing how the EU referendum split the country according to age, race and e...

Man Re-Arrested On Suspicion Of Murdering Rochdale Imam

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 27.02.2016 | UK

A man has been re-arrested on suspicion of murder after a religious leader was killed while on his way home from a mosque in Rochdale earlier this mon...

MP's Dangerous Warning To Cameron About The 'Burden' Of Asylum Seekers

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 27.02.2016 | UK

Simon Danczuk has warned the government that the "unfair burden" of asylum seekers on the UK's poorest towns could lead to a "major incident". The ...

Two Arrested On Suspicion Of Murdering Imam

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 22.02.2016 | UK

A 21-year-old man and a 17-year-old boy have been arrested on suspicion of murdering an imam in Rochdale, Greater Manchester Police has said. Jalal...

MP Blames 'Drink Problem' For Sexting Teenage Girl

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 03.01.2016 | UK

MP Simon Danczuk has said a "drink problem" led him to send sexually explicit messages to a teenage girl. The 49-year-old added he felt "awful" abo...

Dozens Injured After Double-Decker Bus Roof Ripped Off By Bridge

The Huffington Post UK | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 09.09.2015 | UK

More than 20 people were left injured after a double-decker bus hit a bridge in Rochdale, ripping its roof off. Eleven people were rushed to hospit...

Some British Men Have 'Completely Unacceptable' View Of Women, Says Culture Secretary

PA | Posted 04.04.2015 | UK

The "cultural side" of some communities should be looked at in a bid to see why there are men who have a "completely unacceptable" view of women, Cult...

Katie Hopkins Is Not Stupid, She's a Danger to Our Society

Andréa Avena | Posted 01.06.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Andréa Avena

I have been on Twitter long enough to have learned to take anonymous derogatory tweets on the chin, but the evening of incessant notifications left me with an understanding of the level to which Katie Hopkins can influence the opinions of her followers, of which she has over half a million on Twitter.

Even For Katie Hopkins This 'Grooming Gang' Rant Is Pretty Incendiary

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 24.03.2015 | UK

Katie Hopkins and Simon Danczuk have been engaged in an incendiary row over race relations after the Labour MP posted a photo of himself holding the P...

British Police: Pre-election Scapegoats in Establishment Child Abuse Cover Up?

Chris Hobbs | Posted 19.05.2015 | UK
Chris Hobbs

Little wonder then, that just before a general election, it has been politically expedient to shine the 'cover up spotlight' on a battered, bruised and demoralised police service.

Which Labour MP's Been Spotted Getting Boozy With Farage?

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 21.12.2014 | UK Politics

A Labour MP has been photographed getting boozy with Nigel Farage, fuelling rumours he will be the first of his party to defect to Ukip. After form...

Child Grooming 'Now Normal,' Report Says

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 30.10.2014 | UK

Sexual exploitation of children has become "normal" on some streets and estates in Greater Manchester, according to a new report described as "alarmin...

Taxi Firm 'Offering White Drivers' After Grooming Scandal

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 22.10.2014 | UK

A taxi firm is offering customers white drivers to those who request them after it was embroiled in an infamous child grooming scandal that involved A...

Grooming Gangs: Tackle the Crime Not the Community

Sara Yasmin Anwar | Posted 16.11.2014 | UK
Sara Yasmin Anwar

All those that participated stressed that those who commit sexual offences on the Pakistani community are a very small minority of people. Therefore, it's grossly unfair for the media to portray sexual grooming as being a feature of the Pakistani community.

'Briton Killed In Gaza' Claims Investigated By Foreign Office

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 04.08.2014 | UK

The Foreign Office is urgently investigating reports that a British national has been killed in Gaza. The man, said to be from Rochdale, apparently...