sexual assault

Peng Shuai: where is China’s tennis star?
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Peng Shuai: where is China’s tennis star?

Global concern for sports champion who accused former minister of sexual assault
22 Nov 2021
Behind the sexual assault claims by former Clinton adviser
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Behind the sexual assault claims by former Clinton adviser

Long-time aide to ex-presidential candidate says she was attacked by a US senator
28 Oct 2021
Sarah Everard: why indecent exposure is still not taken seriously
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Sarah Everard: why indecent exposure is still not taken seriously

Wayne Couzens kidnapped and murdered the 33-year-old just days after reportedly exposing himself to other women
4 Oct 2021
Prince Andrew accused of ‘playing hide and seek’ to avoid sex assault lawsuit
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Prince Andrew accused of ‘playing hide and seek’ to avoid sex assault lawsuit

But US judge rules legal papers can be served to Duke of York’s LA-based lawyers
17 Sep 2021
Why Bill Cosby is walking free after sexual assault conviction
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Why Bill Cosby is walking free after sexual assault conviction

Surprise reversal of actor’s ten-year prison sentence met with ‘shock and fury’
1 Jul 2021
Instant Opinion: ‘Westminster fails sexual assault victims’
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Instant Opinion: ‘Westminster fails sexual assault victims’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Friday 7 August
7 Aug 2020
Prince Andrew ‘used puppet of himself’ to assault teenager
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Prince Andrew ‘used puppet of himself’ to assault teenager

Court documents show that the Duke is accused of groping two of Jeffrey Epstein ‘sex slaves’ with the latex doll
5 Aug 2020

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Why everyone’s talking about the Tory MP suspected of rape
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Why everyone’s talking about the Tory MP suspected of rape

Conservative Party under fire for failing to suspend unnamed former minister
3 Aug 2020
Instant Opinion: ‘Neglect of science left us exposed’
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Instant Opinion: ‘Neglect of science left us exposed’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Thursday 12 March
12 Mar 2020
Harvey Weinstein trial: who are the main figures?
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Harvey Weinstein trial: who are the main figures?

Outspoken judge and serial defender of men accused of abuse to take centre stage
23 Jan 2020
Harvey Weinstein faces new LA rape charge
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Harvey Weinstein faces new LA rape charge

Disgraced Hollywood producer faces new charges of rape and sexual assault
7 Jan 2020
British teen spared prison in controversial Cyprus rape case
Cyprus rape case
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British teen spared prison in controversial Cyprus rape case

Woman receives four-month suspended sentence but can return to UK
7 Jan 2020
‘Monster’ - Britain’s most prolific rapist is jailed
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‘Monster’ - Britain’s most prolific rapist is jailed

Police believe that Reynhard Sinaga targeted at least 190 victims
7 Jan 2020
Mr X: mystery tycoon accused of rape and sexual assault
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Mr X: mystery tycoon accused of rape and sexual assault

One of Britain’s wealthiest men is being investigated by police over former employee’s allegations
11 Dec 2019
Tory MP to quit after ‘fondling’ claim by Labour MP
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Tory MP to quit after ‘fondling’ claim by Labour MP

Ross Thomson accused of ‘sexual touching’ of multiple men
4 Nov 2019
Men cleared of rape because woman ‘too masculine’
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Men cleared of rape because woman ‘too masculine’

Hundreds protest against female judges’ ruling that alleged victim was too unattractive to be target
12 Mar 2019
Boy who sexually assaulted classmate allowed back to school
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Boy who sexually assaulted classmate allowed back to school

Mother of victim says 15-year-old abuser ‘should not be allowed near my daughter or any woman’
20 Feb 2019
Harvey Weinstein #MeToo case to proceed
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Harvey Weinstein #MeToo case to proceed

Judge refuses to dismiss sexual assault case against disgraced movie mogul
21 Dec 2018
Payout for six-year-old schoolgirl assaulted by other pupils
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Payout for six-year-old schoolgirl assaulted by other pupils

Local authority awards compensation settlement to victim’s family over failure to protect child
22 Nov 2018
Fact check: the truth about false rape claims
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Fact check: the truth about false rape claims

Are malicious allegations of sexual assault on the increase? The Week looks at the statistics
26 Oct 2018
Bill Cosby jailed for sexual assault
Bill Cosby sentenced to three to 10 years prison for 2004 sexual assault
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Bill Cosby jailed for sexual assault

Disgraced star set to serve three to 10 years in prison
26 Sep 2018
What Alex Salmond’s downfall means for Scottish nationalism
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What Alex Salmond’s downfall means for Scottish nationalism

Resignation of former first minister could harm the SNP and even scupper a second independence referendum
31 Aug 2018
Security upped for Rotherham MP after Asian sex gang claims
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Security upped for Rotherham MP after Asian sex gang claims

Former Labour frontbencher Sarah Champion is under pressure to step down from her seat
25 Jul 2018
Germaine Greer's most controversial quotes
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Germaine Greer's most controversial quotes

Feminist academic tells Hay Festival that most so-called sex attacks are ‘just lazy, careless and insensitive’
31 May 2018
Mass protests in Spain over bull-running gang rape acquittal
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Mass protests in Spain over bull-running gang rape acquittal

Spanish government considers changing sex crime laws amid national outcry
30 Apr 2018
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