Kavanaugh confirmation moves ahead to full Senate vote
After a flurry of last-minute negotiations, the Senate Judiciary Committee advanced Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination for the Supreme Court following a late call from Republican Sen. Jeff Flake of Arizona for a one-week investigation into sexual assault allegations against President Trump’s nominee. It comes after emotional testimony from Dr Christine Blasey Ford, who says she was assaulted…
Former FBI Agent: “I don’t believe a week will do it”
Former FBI Special Agent, Mike Campi, tells us what can reasonably be achieved in a week as President Trump confirms FBI investigation into the allegations against Brett Kavanaugh.
Minister admits asking his secretary to buy sex toys
Theresa May is calling for a Commons review into how the culture at Westminster can change. One of her ministers has admitted asking his secretary to buy sex toys – the Cabinet Office will investigate whether international trade minister broke official rules.
David Hamilton: former models allege the photographer sexually abused them
Last week, the celebrated British photographer David Hamilton was found dead in Paris, after taking his own life. A well known French broadcaster had publicly accused him of raping her when she was just 13. And that prompted many of Hamilton’s former models to allege that his crimes stretched back forty years.
Rapid rise in football abuse allegations
Around 350 people have now reported alleged cases of child sex abuse connected to football clubs. The number has been rising by the day following the launch of an NSPCC hotline, which has received more than 860 calls in its first week of operation. Greater Manchester Police alone say they have received reports from 35…
Interview with Charlie Webster and Simon Bailey
I spoke to presenter and journalist Charlie Webster, who was abused by her running coach when she was 15 and from Norwich, Chief Constable Simon Bailey – who is the lead for child protection on the National Police Chiefs’ Council.
Football abuse: Barry Bennell in hospital
The paedophile football coach Barry Bennell is in hospital tonight after he was found unconscious in his hotel on Friday night.