Potential cases of child abuse are not being raised because people fear being labelled racist, a Labour frontbencher has argued.Read the full story ›
Three Rotherham Labour MPs have been awarded libel damages after a Ukip politician made remarks about the town's child abuse scandal.Read the full story ›
There were chaotic scenes at Sheffield Crown Court after two of the defendants shouted "Allahu Akbar" as they were led from the dock.Read the full story ›
The court heard how the men "sexualised" their victims and subjected them, in some instances, to acts of a "degrading and violent nature".Read the full story ›
The 11-year-old boy whose body was pulled from a canal had been "tombstoning", South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue said.Read the full story ›
Members of a Rotherham child sex grooming ring who subjected teenage girls to years of rape, violence and prostitution due for sentencing.Read the full story ›
The Independent Police Complaints Commission has 55 ongoing investigations into allegations about how South Yorkshire Police dealt with child sexual exploitation in Rotherham.
In a statement to ITV News, the IPCC said:
Our investigative work examining allegations about how South Yorkshire Police responded to reported child sexual exploitation in Rotherham continues to expand.
The 55 investigations - 52 independent and three managed - cover a range of allegations from a failure to act on reported child sexual exploitation to corruption by police officers.
The woman, known only as Jessica, told ITV News she was just 14 when she started seeing a man,24, who she believed was her boyfriend.Read the full story ›
The abuse goes back more than two decades and could have been stopped much earlier.Read the full story ›
One of the ringleaders of a child sex grooming ring appeared from his bed at home via video link as he was found guilty of a range of offences including rape and indecent assault of teenage girls.
Arshid Hussain, 40, who claims to be paraplegic, appeared to be asleep as the guilty verdict was read out following a trial at Sheffield Crown Court.
His brother Basharat Hussain was surrounded by prison officers in the dock at the court and was remanded into custody along with their uncle Qurban Ali, Karen MacGregor and Shelley Davies.
The five along with, Bannaras Hussain, who admitted 10 charges including rape and indecent assault prior to the trial, will be sentenced on Friday.