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Childline conducted 140 sessions with children from Northern Ireland who had been groomed and forced into sexual activity in 2018-2019.  Photograph: Adam Peck/PA Wire

An increased number of children have received counselling for sexual exploitation from the Childline helpline in Northern Ireland. Figures contained(...)

George Michael at the Royal Albert Hall in 2012. Photograph: Samir Hussein/Redferns via Getty Images

The art collection of George Michael – the late singer, songwriter and music producer, is on an extensive world tour, including an exhibition in China(...)

Childline is a 24-hour listening service for children and young people. Photograph: iStock

Childline, a 24-hour listening service for children and young people, received 1,020 calls on Christmas day. Volunteers reported children calling aft(...)

The ISPCC says the night-time service has grown over the last 15 years to become a vital support to children in distress. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Childline has warned it will have to shut down its night-time service unless it raises more than €1 million over the coming months.Curtailing the serv(...)

ISPCC chief executive Ashley Balbirnie said Childline has reached ‘breaking point’.  Photograph: Jon Challicom/ChildLine/PA Wire

The Irish Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (ISPCC) has reported that Childline has witnessed a 20 per cent drop in funding since the (...)