• 20 Feb 2018

    Forty-two years ago, when the British skater John Curry won his Olympic gold at Innsbruck, he faced a barrage of questions about his “very personal lifestyle”. He had just been outed by a German newspaper, one of the first leading sports people to become openly gay. Curry’s life ended tragically early when he died of…

  • 20 Feb 2018

    Thousands of people have cancelled their donations to Oxfam in the wake of the aid workers sex abuse scandal, charity bosses have revealed. Oxfam’s chief executive Mark Goldring repeatedly apologised for the scandal at an emergency meeting of the Commons International Development Committee. A warning: this┬áreport contains flash photography.

  • 20 Feb 2018

    An inquest jury has found a catalogue of failures inside Wandsworth Prison contributed to the death of a teenage Lithuanian who hanged himself in his segregation block cell. Eighteen-year-old Osvaldas Pagirys was in prison for stealing sweets and wanted in his home country for mobile phone theft. The Prisons Ombudsman described a 37-minute delay in…

  • 20 Feb 2018

    If you were worried that Britain could descend into a Mad Max-style dystopia after Brexit – unregulated, uncontrolled bandits roaming the empty roads – then ministers have insisted that this nightmare scenario won’t happen. And if you weren’t worried about it before, maybe all this talk of chaos and a race to the bottom might…

  • 20 Feb 2018

    Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has come out fighting over allegations that he was paid to spy on Britain during the Cold War, dismissing them as nonsense.

  • 20 Feb 2018

    Labour MP for Rotherham, Sarah Champion, campaigns on behalf of the victims of child sex abuse.

  • 20 Feb 2018

    The independent police investigation into child sex abuse in Rotherham has found at least 100 more potential victims. The National Crime Agency began the huge investigation following a report by Professor Alexis Jay in 2014, which identified an estimated 1,400 children were abused between 1997 and 2013. Today the NCA revealed the number is more…

  • 18 Feb 2018

    We were joined by Labour MP Jess Phillips, who sits on the Women and Equalities Committee.

  • 18 Feb 2018

    The family of the murdered MP Jo Cox say they are standing by her widower Brendan Cox – who’s resigned his post at two charities after sexual assault allegations emerged from his past. They say he did the “right thing” in admitting to inappropriate behaviour when he worked at Save the Children – calling it…

  • 17 Feb 2018

    Thousands of people across the country have joined a campaign to celebrate the contribution made by migrants to British society. The One Day Without Us movement was set up in response to fears of a rise in xenophobia after the Brexit vote in 2016.

  • 17 Feb 2018

    Parts of the country have been shaken by a 4.4 magnitude earthquake – an event which experts say only happens ever three to five years. The epicentre hit near Swansea – but tremors were felt from Cornwall to Liverpool too.

  • 17 Feb 2018

    Theresa May says she wants a “deep and special” partnership with Europe after Brexit to make sure the UK and EU continue to work together on security and defence issues. But as more evidence emerges of Russia’s complex cyber interference in the 2016 U.S. election, what kind of new security arrangements will Britain have to…

  • 16 Feb 2018

    They are the missing: the people who fall through the gaps in the system. Police in Avon and Somerset say they receive 26 reports of missing people every day, as they pick up the slack from the steep cuts in mental health care. It means the police spend thousands of hours a year dealing with…

  • 15 Feb 2018

    Jon Snow is joined in the studio by Andy Connolly, a psychotherapist and Chief Executive of Survivors UK, which helps men who have been sexually abused.

  • 15 Feb 2018

    He was known as a skilled and successful talent-spotter who could make young children’s footballing dreams come true. But he was also a “child molester on an industrial scale”. A jury at Liverpool Crown Court today convicted the former Crewe Alexandra and Manchester City youth coach Barry Bennell of seven more sex offences against young…