Rotherham child abuse scandal

Rotherham authorities warned of sex abuse 12 years ago

One-Minute Read
Tue 5 May, AT 09:52

Author of 2003 report cannot understand why nobody responded to multiple child rape claims

Rotherham, South Yorkshire

Councillors and police 'had sex' with Rotherham abuse victims

One-Minute Read
Wed 4 Feb, AT 13:45

Sordid allegations emerge as council is branded 'not fit for purpose' by inspectors

Ofsted: council failings put children at risk of sex abuse

One-Minute Read
Wed 19 Nov, AT 09:28

Some professionals have 'simply failed' to properly protect young people, says education watchdog

Columnist Don Brind

Can a Ukip cop give Miliband a shock in his own backyard?

Wed 29 Oct, AT 09:56
Don Brind

Thurday’s PCC by-election in South Yorkshire gives Ukip chance to prove itself in Labour’s heartland

From Rotherham to Eton: democracy lets us all down

Fri 29 Aug, AT 10:09
Robert Chesshyre

The lack of social mobility in Britain and the shock findings in Rotherham have something in common

The Mole

Rotherham scandal: Labour's failings leave door open to Ukip

Thu 28 Aug, AT 11:42
The Mole

Former MP Denis MacShane says being 'Guardian reader and liberal leftie' may have held him back

Shaun Wright

Rotherham sex abuse: Shaun Wright finally steps down

One-Minute Read
Tue 16 Sep, AT 11:32

Former head of children's services in Rotherham resigns from current role as police commissioner

Labour triumph as UKIP claim to be 'second party of North'

First Reaction
Fri 30 Nov, AT 08:56

Opposition wins three by-elections as Tories trail behind UKIP and Lib Dems lose two deposits


UKIP's Farage rejects Tory pact over PM's 'closet racists' attack

Mon 26 Nov, AT 09:37
The Mole

Cameron under pressure to withdraw 2006 remark about UKIP's 'fruitcakes, loonies and closet racists'


Mitchell 'pleb' saga: revenge or diversion from police reform?

Opinion digest
Tue 25 Sep, AT 11:01

OPINION DIGEST: Mitchell's police drama, wealth taxes, and money-induced memory loss