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Three members of a Rochdale grooming gang face possible deportation to Pakistan after Court of Appeal judges upheld a decision to strip them of their British citizenship. Abdul Aziz, Adil Khan and Qari Abdul Rauf (pictured, left to right) were among nine men jailed in May 2012 after being found…
Paedophiles who download indecent images of children should get tougher sentences, the Solicitor General has said. Robert Buckland (pictured) said the use of the internet to download or share images of child abuse is "as insidious a crime as direct sexual assault". The Government minister told The Daily Telegraph: "I'm…
A former choirmaster accused of child sex offences in California will be freed from jail just days ahead of his extradition to the US. Roger Giese, who is in his forties and was born in America, was released on bail by a High Court judge on Tuesday ahead of his…
An episode of Panorama about the abuse of children at a scandal-hit G4S-run youth jail has been found to be in breach of one of Ofcom's broadcasting rules, the media watchdog has said. The investigative current affairs programme, which aired on January 11 2016 on BBC One, included secretly filmed…
A father who shook his infant son in temper, causing fatal brain injuries, has been jailed for six years. Ricky Walker, 27, also caused the head of six-month-old Kayden Walker to collide with a hard surface before dialling 999 when he became lifeless. Walker, who claimed his son became unresponsive…
The Cardiff and The Vale Regional Safeguarding Board (CVRSCB) has published an extended Child Practice review into the circumstances around the tragic death of Elsie Scully-Hicks. The Review was commissioned by CVRSCB on the recommendation of the Child and Adult Practice Review Subgroup in accordance with the Social Services and…
There were missed opportunities to protect a baby girl who was murdered by her father two weeks after he formally adopted her, a review has found. Matthew Scully-Hicks, 32, passed the rigorous adoption process with flying colours and professionals viewed his care of 18-month-old Elsie Scully-Hicks through a "positive lens".…
The Home Office's handling of more than 1,000 lone child refugees living in the Calais "Jungle" when it was dismantled has been branded a "shocking denial of children's rights". In a ruling on Tuesday, Court of Appeal judges said children who were refused entry to the UK from the makeshift…
A police officer who sent "inappropriate and unprofessional" messages to a 14-year-old girl in a children's home has been sacked. Pc Ian Bell was dismissed without notice from West Yorkshire Police on Tuesday after a career understood to have lasted more than 20 years. A panel found Bell's behaviour amounted…
The international aid sector is guilty of "complacency verging on complicity" over its sex abuse scandal, a new report from a powerful Westminster committee has said. The delivery of aid to people and communities in crisis has been subverted by sexual predators, according to the latest report from the International…
Lawyers for six men who allege they were victims of child sexual abuse in Scottish football have announced they are to begin legal action against the sport's national governing body. Thompsons Solicitors said they are sending correspondence regarding the civil claims for compensation to the Scottish Football Association (SFA) on…
Child protection measures in Scottish football are "not fit for purpose", according to a review into allegations of the sexual abuse of youngsters within the sport. An independent report branded policies "inadequate" and called for a "significant and serious sea-change" in the culture of Scottish football to reduce the risk…
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