Family doctor, 45, 'raped 10-year-old schoolgirl he secretly medicated with anti-depressants' Dr Stephen Hamilton, 45, from Altrincham, Greater Manchester, on trialAlleged to have prescribed girl citalopram before sexually abusing her Court told he put his hands round the girl's neck saying 'you deserve to die'Denies 14 charges including rape, sexual assault and child cruelty By Steve Robson PUBLISHED: 09:12 GMT, 24 April 2013 | UPDATED: 09:59 GMT, 24 April 2013 On trial: Dr Stephen Hamilton, a GP at Heaton Medical Practice in Bolton, is accused of raping the girl from the age of 10 A family doctor raped a vulnerable schoolgirl from the age of 10 after secretly medicating her with an anti-depressant, a court heard. Dr Stephen Hamilton, 45, from Altrincham, Greater Manchester, is alleged to have given the girl the drug citalopram before subjecting her to degrading sexual abuse. Manchester Crown Court heard how he would put his hands around the girl’s neck as he attacked her and told her ‘you deserve to die’
You can't say that, I told her – it's too rude PUBLISHED: 00:19 GMT, 9 April 2013 | UPDATED: 07:02 GMT, 9 April 2013 In the twice-weekly battles at Prime Minister’s Questions, NORMAN TEBBIT recalls how no other Opposition leader had ever worked so hard or so purposefully. He realised Margaret Thatcher could absorb facts like a sponge — and could squeeze them out just as easily.
'I wouldn't have grassed him up': Ex-BBC producer cleared in Savile sex abuse probe criticises 'over-zealous' police but admits he knew DJ spent night with girl as young as TEN Wilfred De'ath was arrested for sexual assault of actress on November 11The Crown Prosecution Service dropped case against him yesterday Complainant withdrew statement as she was the only one giving evidence De'ath had confronted Savile over night DJ spent with child in hotel 'I said “I think you are living dangerously”.
Roman Catholic priest accused of sexually assaulting teenage girl has a secret wife after marrying abroad By Richard Hartley-parkinson PUBLISHED: 09:52 GMT, 14 March 2013 | UPDATED: 16:51 GMT, 14 March 2013 A Roman Catholic priest has revealed that he is actually married at a trial in which he is accused of sexually abusing a teenager. Bradford Crown Court heard from lawyers acting for Father William Finnegan, 59, that he had confessed that he is married to a woman called Beverley Dawson. His lawyer said that he fled to Cyprus in 1999 and married Miss Dawson, keeping the marriage secret from all but their closest friends and family
How I aim to prevent 'another Savile moment', says Britain's top prosecutor, as he calls for a tougher strategy to bring sex offenders to justiceKeir Starmer, QC, said prosecutors have been ‘too cautious’ in approachHe is expected to admit number of Savile victims higher than first thought /12/10/article-2245990-0B16469D000005DC-736_306x490.jpg” width=”306″ height=”490″ alt=”Keir Starmer QC, the Director of Public Prosecutions, said there is no need for a law that makes it a crime to insult someone” class=”blkBorder” /> Keir Starmer, QC, said prosecutors have been ‘too cautious’ in their approach to sex offenders Police and prosecutors are to scrap existing guidelines for dealing with sex offences to prevent ‘another Savile moment’, Britain’s top prosecutor will say today.
BBC accused of using licence fee cash to buy the silence of TWENTY women who made sex complaintsBBC paid off ex-employees who made complaintsFormer members of staff made to sign 'compromise agreements' Deals gagged victims of sexual harassment and bullyingGroup of at least 20 ex-BBC staff have now made formal complaints . The Respect at Work review was launched by the former director general George Entwistle last October after news emerged that many of Savile's alleged offences took place on BBC premises. The complainants have branded the BBC as hypocrites for imposing the gags whilst proclaiming to be in the process of cleaning up the culture which enabled Jimmy Savile to commit sex crimes without being exposed Speaking at the time, he said: 'The allegations that have arisen in the last few weeks that date back decades have truly shocked me
Now parents told to snoop on their child's Facebook: Expert warns of online picture riskParents should stop children uploading intimate photos of themselvesPhotos of children kissing or showing their flesh should be taken down Warning comes after PM's adviser urged parents to read children's textsFigures show a rise in reports of incidents relating to online grooming Children Exploitation and Online Protection Centre received three a day there were 1,145 public reports relating to incidents of online grooming – or three a day.
British man, 32, arrested in France for sexual assault and murder of mother-of-three who was 'stabbed so many times her face was unrecognisable' British man, 32, arrested over the murder of a mother killed while out jogging in FranceJoudia Zimmat's body was discovered lying on a track in Nimes in the south west of the countryThe 34-year-old, who had three children, had been stabbed, beaten and sexually assaulted, police in France sayArrested man described as 'nice', 'polite guy', who had recently moved to France from Chatham, Kent By Peter Allen PUBLISHED: 11:29 GMT, 29 January 2013 | UPDATED: 12:07 GMT, 29 January 2013 A British man has been arrested in France following the brutal murder of a mother-of-three who was out jogging. The man, who has not been named but who is 32 and originally from Chatham in Kent, lives just a few hundred yards from the scene of last Thursday’s attack on the outskirt of Nimes. Police launched a manhunt in the popular tourist town after the semi-clothed body of 34-year-old Joudia Zimmat was found in scrubland.
'Must never shy away from the controversial': BBC launches search for next Newsnight editor in wake of Savile scandal (with some good advice)Job advert posted on BBC website for successor to Peter RipponFormer head stood down following decision to drop Jimmy Savile probeCorporation also recruiting a Head of News Programmes By Steve Robson PUBLISHED: 14:01 GMT, 12 January 2013 | UPDATED: 15:05 GMT, 12 January 2013 The BBC has posted a job advert to find the next editor of Newsnight after the controversial decision to drop a probe into claims of sexual abuse by Jimmy Savile cost the previous boss his job. Peter Rippon, who took over at Newsnight in 2008, stood aside when his explanation in a blog about why the investigation was pulled was criticised for inaccuracies and had to be corrected.
More than 1,000 women suffer sex attack EVERY DAY, report saysReport reveals almost half a million women are preyed upon every year But only one in 88 rape claims results in conviction, Crime Survey findsMost of 400,000 female victims subject to unwanted touching or exposureOne in 200 women was victim of rape or another serious sexual assault By Larisa Brown and Mark Duell PUBLISHED: 20:59 GMT, 10 January 2013 | UPDATED: 03:10 GMT, 11 January 2013 More than 1,000 women suffered a sexual assault every day last year – but only one in 88 rape claims resulted in a conviction, a report said yesterday. One in five women has been a victim of sexual assault since the age of 16, with almost half a million adult females in England and Wales preyed upon every year, the study revealed