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Whistleblower criticises child sex exploitation report

The long awaited report into child sexual exploitation in Rochdale has been criticised by a health worker who helped to expose the scandal.

Sara Rowbotham has called for a full national inquiry into child grooming as she says the report, by MP Ann Coffey, doesn't go far enough in holding police and social services to account.

ITV News' Correspondent Emma Murphy reports from Manchester.

Palestinian party calls for 'day of rage'

What began with a shooting in East Jerusalem last night, escalated into a serious outbreak of violence between Israeli soldiers and Palestinian protesters.

Fatah, the political party of the Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas, has called for a day of rage tomorrow.

ITV News Middle East Correspondent Geraint Vincent reports:


Ed Miliband admits 'challenge' ahead in wake of poll

Labour leader Ed Miliband has admitted to ITV News the scale of the challenge facing his party in Scotland.

It comes after a new STV poll suggested a virtual wipe out of Scottish Labour MPs if there was an election tomorrow.

ITV News' Political Correspondent Carl Dinnen spoke to Mr Miliband in Glasgow.

Dramatic video of firework factory blaze

ITV News has obtained footage of a dramatic explosion of fireworks after a warehouse containing the pyrotechnic devices caught fire in Stafford earlier this evening.

In the video, cars can still be seen passing the warehouse as hundreds of fireworks erupt into the night sky.

Staffordshire Fire & Rescue Service reports that the blaze at a fireworks supplier in Stafford if under control.

Emergency services say two people are in hospital and one person remains unaccounted for.

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