Devon care worker who filmed sex assaults jailed for 10 years – BBC News

‘A “depraved” care worker who sexually assaulted elderly patients and sent footage of the attacks to her boyfriend has been jailed for 10 years.’

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BBC News, 13th August 2015

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Yes, m’lud, an airline losing your luggage is awful – so is raising the issue in court – The Guardian

Posted July 31st, 2015 in abuse of position of trust, airlines, competition, judges, news by sally

‘Justice Peter Smith raised the matter of his own lost luggage 33 times in a British Airways competition case. If all judges did this, some companies would never get a fair hearing.’

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The Guardian, 30th July 2015

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Former employee found guilty over Morrisons data theft – Crown Prosecution Service

‘Andrew Skelton, a former employee of Morrisons supermarket has today (17 July) been found guilty of fraud, securing unauthorised access to computer material and disclosing personal data. He has been sentenced to eight years at Bradford Crown Court, in relation to stealing personal data belonging to nearly 100,000 Morrisons employees.’

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Crown Prosecution Service, 17th July 2015

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Catholic priest Anthony McSweeney jailed for sex abuse – BBC News

‘A “voyeuristic” Catholic priest who sexually assaulted a teenage boy at a children’s home in west London has been jailed for three years.’

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BBC News, 27th March 2015

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BBC Savile abuse: Dame Janet Smith review ‘due in May’ – BBC News

‘A report into how Jimmy Savile and Stuart Hall carried out abuse while at the BBC is due to be published in May, the review’s author has said.’

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BBC News, 17th March 2015

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Historical child abuse: Key investigations – BBC News

‘There are a number of ongoing investigations and inquiries – criminal and otherwise – into historical abuse allegations at institutions across the UK. Here is a guide to the key inquiries and their scope.’

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BBC News, 17th March 2015

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PC Darren Heath ‘has more victims’ in sex case – BBC News

Posted March 18th, 2015 in abuse of position of trust, news, police, victims by sally

‘A police officer who admitted having sex with three vulnerable women he met while on duty has more victims, Gloucestershire Police has said.’

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BBC News, 18th March 2015

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Fred Talbot jailed for five years for sexual assaults on two schoolboys – The Guardian

‘The former TV weatherman Fred Talbot has been jailed for five years for indecently assaulting two schoolboys when he was a teacher.’

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The Guardian, 13th March 2015

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How abuse trial exposed dark secret at top music schools – The Guardian

‘It was the trial of Michael Brewer in 2013 that exposed the dark secret of abuse at some of the UK’s most prestigious music schools. Brewer, a former head of music at Chetham’s in Manchester, was found guilty of indecently assaulting a pupil who was 14 at the time. His victim, Frances Andrade, a gifted violinist, killed herself after giving evidence against him, before he was sentenced to six years in jail.’

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The Guardian, 20th February 2015

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Top UK music teacher Philip Pickett jailed for 11 years over sex attacks in sound-proof Guildhall practice rooms – The Independent

‘A former Guildhall School of Music teacher who lured his female pupils into soundproof practice rooms before he raped and abused them has been jailed for 11 years.’

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The Independent, 20th February 2015

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Fred Talbot guilty of indecently assaulting two teenage boys – The Guardian

‘The former television weatherman Fred Talbot has been convicted of indecently assaulting two teenage boys when he was a teacher.’

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The Guardian, 13th February 2015

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Doctor Michael Salmon guilty of indecent assaults – BBC News

Posted February 9th, 2015 in abuse of position of trust, child abuse, doctors, news, rape, sexual offences by sally

‘Former doctor Michael Salmon has been found guilty of indecently assaulting girls at a hospital where Jimmy Savile abused patients.’

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BBC News, 6th February 2015

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Retired teacher David Lowe jailed for pupils’ sex abuse – BBC News

‘A teacher who sexually abused boys at two prestigious Catholic boarding schools has been jailed for 10 years.’

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BBC News, 5th February 2015

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GP jailed for 12 years for sexually abusing children – Daily Telegraph

‘As Dr Hugh Blaise O’Neill is sentenced it is revealed that he is facing further allegations relating to “sexual conduct while in a position of trust”.’

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Daily Telegraph, 30th January 2015

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Ex-teacher imprisoned over affair with pupil – The Guardian

‘A former drama teacher who fathered a child during an affair, which began when the girl was a pupil, has been jailed for 12 months, despite a plea from his wife for leniency.’

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The Guardian, 20th January 2015

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Attorney general unable to review teacher-pupil sex sentence – The Guardian

‘A judge who gave a teacher a suspended sentence after suggesting he had been “groomed” by a pupil he was convicted of having sex with is to face an official investigation. Stuart Kerner, 44, was found guilty last month of two counts of sexual activity with a child by a person in a position of trust. But on Wednesday, he was given a suspended 18-month sentence by Joanna Greenberg QC, who said it was clear that his 16-year-old victim was obsessed with him.’

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The Guardian, 15th January 2015

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Judge criticised after claiming 16-year-old pupil groomed teacher – The Guardian

‘A judge is facing criticism after she handed down a suspended sentence to a teacher found guilty of having sex with a pupil and said the 16-year-old girl had “groomed” him.’

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The Guardian, 14th January 2015

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Paediatrician goes on trial for alleged historical rapes at Stoke Mandeville – The Guardian

Posted January 7th, 2015 in abuse of position of trust, child abuse, doctors, news, rape, sexual offences by tracey

‘A consultant paediatrician raped and indecently assaulted young girls in the 1970s and 80s thinking he was “bomb-proof” because no one would believe a child over him, a jury has been told.’

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The Guardian, 6th January 2015

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Yarl’s Wood: UN special rapporteur to censure UK government – The Guardian

‘The official report of the UN special rapporteur on violence against women, Rashida Manjoo, will censure the UK government for preventing her from inspecting Yarl’s Wood detention centre in Bedfordshire.’

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The Guardian, 3rd January 2015

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Bully teaching assistant found guilty of taping seven-year-old girl to chair – The Independent

Posted December 5th, 2014 in abuse of position of trust, bullying, news, school children, teachers by sally

‘A teaching assistant has been found guilty of bullying a seven-year-old girl at a school in Calderdale, West Yorkshire.’

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The Independent, 5th December 2014

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