Barbara Hewson has caused a controversy over comments in an article about the age of consent

A leading barrister in the UK has called for for the age of consent to be lowered to 13 in an attempt to end the “persecution of old men” such (...)

Veteran BBC broadcaster Stuart Hall admitted indecently assaulting 13 girls, the youngest aged nine.

Everybody under 60 has a television childhood, a sort of snowy screen in the memory that fizzes into life at peculiar times, most often these d(...)

 Rolf Harris officially unveils his oil portrait of Queen Elizabeth II at The Queen's Gallery in Buckingham Palace in December 2005. Photograph:  Chris Jackson/Getty Images

Rolf Harris was today named as the veteran entertainer who was arrested by police investigating allegations of sexual abuse following the Jimm(...)

Andre Rieu

An awful reign of terror is finally drawing to a close. For the last two weeks, André Rieu, mullet-headed Dutch waltz-strangler, has had exclus(...)

 Jimmy Savile photographed in 2009. Photograph: Anna Gowthorpe/PA Wire

A prominent Australian entertainer has been arrested on suspicion of sexual offences as part of the Jimmy Savile sex abuse investigation, th(...)