David Steel’s failure to recognise he should have acted on child sexual abuse allegations about Cyril Smith is a ‘tragedy’ according to the director of a child sexual abuse charity.
The Honours Committee received anonymous allegations of child sexual abuse against Jimmy Savile in 1998, an inquiry has heard.
Boris Johnson has been urged to apologise to child abuse victims after claiming police funding is being “spaffed up the wall” investigating historic allegations.
A short series of animations designed to inform children about the dangers lurking online has been launched by the National Crime Agency.
Margaret Thatcher has been accused of protecting a Conservative MP under suspicion of child abuse, according to disclosed MI5 files.
Michael Jackson fans have gathered outside Channel 4 to protest against a documentary alleging he sexually abused two boys.
The director of a documentary alleging Michael Jackson groomed and abused two young boys said the pop star cultivated an “innocent, child-like image” to get close to vulnerable children.
An inquiry into historic child sex abuse allegations at Westminster has been branded a “witch hunt against dead politicians” before hearings began today.
The most senior Catholic cleric ever charged with child sex abuse has been convicted in Australia of molesting two choirboys.
Scientists are appealing to the public to submit photographs of their hands in the hope of developing new tools to track down and convict child abusers.
The Internet Watch Foundation trains staff to view and remove child abuse imagery from the internet, and successfully removed over 100,000 web pages last years
An editor of BBC Asian Network was found not guilty over the naming of a sexual abuse victim during a live radio news bulletin, on Friday.
Jonathan West, a child protection campaigner has said that child sexual abuse “seems to be a worldwide problem for the Church.”
Thirty people will go on trial charged with offences relating to the alleged sexual exploitation of vulnerable children in Huddersfield, a judge has ruled.
Former South Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner Shaun Wright will not face any charges in relation to an allegation he lied to MPs about his knowledge of the Rotherham child sexual exploitation scandal.
It is claimed the man used fake documents in order to gain church qualifications
It is alleged Benito and Carol Gutierrez only allowed the children to use a bucket as a toilet while locked up
It is thought the amount of victims assaulted by Bennell could be more than 100
The judge said the images Jon Venables had were vile and heartbreaking
Prosecutor Nicholas Johnson QC claims Barry Bennell exploited children who would do anything to be a professional footballer
In 2014 Ofsted said children's services at the council had 'serious failures'
David and Louise Turpin have been accused of torturing their children at home
It is claimed Henri Michelle Piette held Rosalynn Michelle McGinnis captive for around 19 years
Although police say they have proved the claims are false some on social media believe this is a cover-up
James Bulger's father calls for more recent pictures of his son's murderer to be released while mother calls him 'a vile, perverted psychopath'
Yorkshire MESMAC has a policy which appears to say staff are entitled to have relationships with clients outside of work
Julia Hartley-Brewer clashed with Muslim MP Khalid Mahmood over the criticism of Sarah Champion's article
Sharon Evans says the inquiry was about controlling and suppressing information
Lawyer Ulrich Weber has completed a report on abuse which took place in the Regensburger Domspatzen choir
The three-year-old's arm was broken in three places and hospital staff also found his ears and eyes were bruised
The Foundation for Responsible Robotics is calling for a debate on sex robots before they become widely available
A report titled Abuse of Faith claims senior figures in the Church of England showed little care for the victims of Peter Ball
Cristian Ciprian Nae contacted children from the UK and Ireland through a gaming website
A 15-year-old girl was raped in a hotel room after talking to a man on Facebook and being convinced to meet him
It is not yet clear what the motive was for the father to stab his children
Local authorities claimed the child was still strapped into his pushchair when he was thrown down the stairs
Rolf Harris pleaded not guilty to four charges of indecent assault and did not give evidence during the court case
'Don Piccoli' admits the abuse - but claims child encouraged him by showing him his penis
The children were abused by the couple between 1969 and 1985, but were forced to pretend their lives were fine when social services visited
Around 360,000 photo and video files were discovered in WhatsApp chats and victim's ages ranged from two-three months to eight years old
Robert Seman was accused of killing a 10-year-old girl and her grandparents in 2015, if he was convicted he would have faced the death penalty
Alicia Bellette was with her 8-year-old daughter at home when she noticed four notifications on her daughter's iPad which she found quite disturbing
The man was caught when another child in the room secretly filmed his actions which took place repeatedly over a period of 90 minutes
A convicted murderer and child molester claimed that prison authorities were breaching his rights by confiscating his wig, as it 'improved his self-esteem'
Gordon Douglas Chalmers has been accused of more than 900 sexual offences dating back 10 years
The heir to the Greggs bakery chain has been found guilty of indecently assaulting boys over a period of 30 years
Chief constable Simon Bailey has said that paedophiles who view indecent images but don't go any further should not be jailed, but rehabilitated instead
The independent inquiry into child sex abuse in England and Wales has started its first public hearings today, starting by focusing on British children who were sent to Australia between 1945 and 1974
Project Arachnid uses web crawlers which comb the internet for images of child abuse
A mother has been jailed for nine years after plotting the rape for a sum of around £200-£300
NAPAC founder Peter Saunders has urged victims not to lose confidence in the inquiry into historic child sex abuse after the resignation of a high-profile lawyer
Gabrielle Shaw spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer in the wake of allegations Dame Lowell Goddard, the former chair of the inquiry, made racist remarks
But Raymond Stevenson says inquiry must go on and dismisses the idea of closure as 'hideous'
Peter Saunders, who runs the National Association for People Abused in Childhood, spoke to Paul Ross after yesterday's suspension of a top QC from the Institutional child abuse inquiry