The Catholic Church agrees to pay compensation to victims of abuse spanning decades at a famous boys' choir school in Germany.
A row between Turkey and Sweden over changes in laws on sexual assault of minors led to a billboard appearing in Istanbul's main airport claiming Sweden has the world's highest rate of rapes.
Student protesters in South Korea show their anger over a Japanese government-funded foundation to support “comfort women” – females who were forced to work in Japan’s wartime…
Bill Cosby has been ordered by a US court to stand trial on sexual assault charges, over allegations that he drugged and molested a woman 12 years…
In a day of resignations across Europe, Denis Baupin has stepped down as Vice President of the French National Assembly. The move follows accusations
News of special groups to listen to complaints has met with a mixed reaction
Mired in scandal involving a cover-up of child sex abuse bishops announced that special groups would be set up to listen to the victims.
The Vatican is under scrutiny. It happens with the Roman Catholic Church and its hierarchy each time a paedophile scandal is brought into the open
One of France’s most senior cardinals, the Archbishop of Lyon, has emphatically denied covering up paedophilia. Philippe Barbarin and five others are
The United Nations Security Council on Friday adopted its first resolution to tackle the growing scourge of sex abuse by peacekeepers, backing
English Premier League footballer Adam Johnson has been sacked by his club Sunderland a day after pleading guilty to sexual activity with a minor
Bill Cosby arrived at court in the US city of Philadelphia on Tuesday (February 2) as he faces charges of sexually assaulting a woman in 2004. The
Former Oklahoma City police officer Daniel Holtzclaw has been sentenced to life for raping and sexually victimising African-American women. Last
Real Madrid and France international striker Karim Benzema has denied he was part of a blackmail plot concerning a sex-tape showing his France
The internal scandal surrounding the papacy intensified on Thursday as the Vatican asked the authorities to investigate two Italian journalists
France and Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema has been placed under investigation on accusations he denies that he was involved in a blackmail attempt
French striker Matthieu Valbuena has been left out of the international squad for his country’s two matches against Germany and England later this
French footballer Karim Benzema is placed under formal investigation over a sex tape "blackmail" plot against team mate Mathieu Valbuena.
Former Liverpool striker Djibril Cisse has been released from custody following an alleged plot to blackmail his former Marseille and France
Actors Mark Ruffalo, Stanley Tucci, Rachel McAdams and director Tom McCarthy were at the Venice Film Festival to present the movie ‘Spotlight’. The
Demonstrators in Seoul are demanding an apology from Japan for forcing Korean women to work in military brothels during World War Two. Their rallies
At least four police forces in Britain are now investigating allegations of historical sexual abuse against the late former prime minister Edward
Britain’s policing watchdog on Monday announced that it will investigate a claim that detectives failed to follow up a complaint of child sex abuse
The fall-out continues from the latest high-level sex scandal in the UK. Lord Sewel has resigned from the House of Lords after being filmed allegedly
Computers inside Britain’s House of Parliament were used to make 250,000 requests to access pornography sites last year. The figures work out to 700
The Vatican is to put on trial its former ambassador to the Dominican Republic on child sex abuse and child pornography charges. The former papal
Former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn has been acquitted of charges that he instigated sex parties with prostitutes. The French court verdict
The director of the US Drug Enforcement Administration, Michele Leonhart, will step down next month, amid allegations that DEA agents attended sex
Newly named bishop of Osorno in Chile Juan Barros was pushed and shoved by demonstrators carrying black balloons as he squeezed through the crowd in
A man must pay his former girlfriend 8,300 euros after putting their porn film online without her knowledge, a court has ruled. Sweden’s Supreme