Since the watershed moment when we discovered the extent of the utterly repulsive crimes committed by Jimmy Savile the number of reported sex offences against children has almost doubled. Last year our ChildLine service provided 3,150 counselling sessions- up 10% on the previous twelve months - for children, as young as nine, who had been targets of or were worried about being groomed online.
If a celebrity I had found remotely attractive had made approaches to me when I was a child, I would have let him. I had no concept of being able to say "no." It was more important to be "good."
We have a right to fair and balanced policing. We have a right to know who is being investigated and prosecuted. We have a right to a fair trial. We have a right to open justice. Does the UK really need a right to anonymity?
25 years ago today, the Berlin Wall - a physical construction dividing a nation between two ideologies - came down. Not by bomb, not by fiat, but by hundreds of activists, emboldened by global public opinion, physically dismantling it brick-by-brick in the face of the same guards who only months before would have shot to kill.
Paedophile broadcaster Stuart Hall will be out of jail within the next two years after he was cleared today of 15 counts
A woman wept as she told a court how paedophile "predator" Stuart Hall sexually abused her aged 12. The victim, now in her
Paedophile "predator" Stuart Hall used two girls as his personal sexual "plaything" and "toy" while raping them in his BBC
Stuart Hall plied two young girls with drink and repeatedly raped them more than 35 years ago, including in his BBC studio
Veteran broadcaster Stuart Hall has pleaded guilty to indecently assaulting a girl ahead of his trial for a series of serious
When the Con-Dems ushered in the bright shiny new era of coalition politics with a tripling of student tuition fees the wave of anger this provoked seemed to suggest a popular opposition would be an enduring feature of this government's term in office...