A landmark Court of Appeal ruling has overturned the ‘same roof’ rule; which previously prevented victims from claiming compensation for criminal injury sustained before 1 October 1979 if they lived “together as members of the same family” with the assailant.
A former Shropshire choirmaster has received a 20 month prison sentence for indecently assaulting a child 40 years ago.
Robert James Thomson – former foster carer & 5th Boys Brigade worker convicted of multiple indecent assault charges
We are seeking witnesses in relation to care at the Vaughan Neighbourhood Resource Centre (Day Care) in Harrow during 2016 and 2017.
A council has refused to comment in detail on a 25-year-old report that revealed concerns raised by boarding pupils at a school five years before its head was ousted as a "fixated paedophile".
A top private school sports coach has been convicted of indecently assaulting his students.
A depraved Scout leader and soldier who repeatedly abused young boys after befriending their mums and dads to gain their trust has been jailed for 11 years.
A 68-year-old former choir master who sexually abused two boys has been jailed for eight-and-half years.
An estimated one million people in Britain today went to boarding school. Increasingly, the extent of sexual abuse in these institutions is coming to light. Boarding Schools: The Secret Shame – Exposure (ITV) followed journalist Alex Renton, who was himself abused as an eight-year-old by his teacher, as he investigated how much schools knew about what was going on behind their closed doors.
Ex-football coach Barry Bennell has been found guilty of multiple sex offences against boys in the 1980s.