Rotherham

So This Is How Rotherham Council Tried To Spin Claims It Failed To Prevent 'Appalling' Abuse

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 27.08.2014 | UK

The council at the centre of a scandal over the "appalling" abuse of children that it failed to prevent has been accused of "jaw dropping" spin over t...

Did Political Correctness Really Stop The Rotherham Abusers Being Caught?

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 27.08.2014 | UK

Media coverage of the systemic sexual abuse of 1,400 children over 16 years in Rotherham has honed in on one aspect - the claim that the perpetrators...

Police Commissioner's Resignation Over Rotherham Now Looks Inevitable

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 27.08.2014 | UK

The resignation of Shaun Wright, the South Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC), now looks inevitable after his own party said he should quit...

Police Chief Told To Resign Over 'Appalling' Child Abuse

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 27.08.2014 | UK

South Yorkshire's Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) has been urged to resign over the failings of Rotherham Council which saw up to 1,400 children e...

WATCH: A One-Dimensional Debut From Pop Star Tomlinson (VIDEO/PICTURES)

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 27.02.2014 | UK Sport

One Direction group member Louis Tomlinson made his professional football debut for Doncaster reserves last night, delighting more than 5,000 bandwago...

Shopkeeper Dies In Suspected Machete Attack

PA | Posted 15.10.2013 | UK

A murder investigation was launched after a shopkeeper died following an attack which left another man seriously injured on Tuesday. South Yorkshir...

'Traumatised' Family Agree To Destroy Rottweiler That Attacked Toddler

PA | Posted 07.08.2013 | UK

The traumatised family of a toddler who was severely injured in a Rottweiler attack have agreed to have their pet destroyed. The two-year-old, from...

Toddler Seriously Injured in Rottweiler Attack

PA | Posted 06.08.2013 | UK

A toddler was being treated for serious injuries in hospital on Tuesday evening after being bitten by a Rottweiler. South Yorkshire police said the...

Child Sexual Exploitation - The Momentum for Change Must Be Maintained

Jon Brown | Posted 11.08.2013 | UK
Jon Brown

The catalogue of horror and professional failings has unfolded before us over the last two years; Rotherham, Rochdale, Oxford, Telford to name just a few. This widespread abuse cannot and must not be allowed to continue.

Rotherham Council Apologises Over Handling Of Ukip Foster Case

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.05.2013 | UK

A council has apologised over the way it handled the decision to remove three Eastern European children from foster parents who were members of Ukip. ...

'Unassembled 6ft Snowman' Posted On eBay

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 26.03.2013 | UK

An "unassembled snowman" has been posted on auction site eBay by one enterprising individual from Rotherham attempting to make the most of the wintry ...

The Rise And Rise Of Ukip?

The Huffington Post UK | Charlie Lindlar | Posted 30.11.2012 | UK Politics

The Labour Party may have swept to victory in Thursday's three by-elections but the big political winner of the night was the UK Independence Party (U...

Labour Wins By-Elections.. But Ukip Sees Jump In Votes

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.11.2012 | UK Politics

Labour is celebrating a clean sweep in three parliamentary by-elections in Rotherham, Middlesbrough and Croydon North. But the celebrations were ma...

Ukip Couple Call On Council Leaders To Resign

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.11.2012 | UK

A couple who had three foster children removed from their care because they were members of Ukip have said council leaders should resign after failing...

Are Ukip Supporters Racist?

Robert Ford | Posted 26.01.2013 | UK Politics
Robert Ford

Ukip's politicians are right to condemn the seizure of children due to their parents political views as the worst kind of political bigotry. But they must also acknowledge and respond to the darker motives attracting some voters to their party.

Mehdi Hasan

'Morally Dodgy': Ukip Founder Blasts Party Over Immigration

HuffingtonPost.com | Mehdi Hasan | Posted 26.11.2012 | UK Politics

David Cameron has been under fire for dismissing the UK Independence Party (Ukip) as a party of "fruitcakes, loonies and closet racists", in a now-not...

'We Would Like The Children Back And An Apology'

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.11.2012 | UK

A couple whose three foster children were removed because of their membership of Ukip want the youngsters back and a public apology. The pair, who ...

Council Announce Investigation Into Ukip Parents Fiasco

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.11.2012 | UK

A council that removed three children from the care of foster parents who are members of Ukip is to hold an investigation into the decision, it said o...

'Dirty Tricks' And A Police Complaint

The Huffington Post UK | Dina Rickman | Posted 23.11.2012 | UK Politics

Police are investigating a leaflet supporting George Galloway's Respect party which claims Labour is "a party of closet racists". The leaflet, whic...

New Labour MPs Rally To Support Rotherham Candidate

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.11.2012 | UK Politics

The three newest MPs in the Commons came together on Saturday to campaign for Labour ahead of the forthcoming Rotherham by-election. Corby by-elect...

'Some People Are Gay. Get Over It!': But This Bus Driver Couldn't...

Caters | Sara C Nelson | Posted 16.11.2012 | UK

A bus driver kept his passengers waiting for 20 minutes after refusing to board the vehicle because it featured a gay rights message on the side. ...