Prosecution says soap star was lying when he denied sexually abusing five girls
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Tuesday 24 December 2013
From drunken nights out with a llama to testicle-eating fishes, it’s a mixed bag of stories you’ve been sharing on social media in 2013.
Among the top twenty Independent articles you’ve been tweeting and posting on Facebook this year, there are serious reports, ferocious comment pieces, astounding research and a fair few articles that pay tribute to the adage ‘the truth is stranger than fiction.’
Friday 20 December 2013
Thief tipped off police after watching the tapes, a 64-year-old football coach has now been arrested
Thursday 19 December 2013
The pop star's photograph was accidentally used on a story published by E! Online that detailed the guilty plea of the Welsh rock singer
Tuesday 17 December 2013
An entire class of children was evacuated from a swimming pool after a prosthetic leg was mistaken for a paedophile.
Friday 13 December 2013
"The Pleasure’s All Mine" is an odd title for an academic study of perversity: it sounds as though perverse sex is greedy, self-indulgent and possibly non-consensual. I picture Boy George in his flat in Shoreditch in April 2007, with a male escort chained to the wall. But there is a bigger question raised by the title – by whose definitions are these practices perversions?
Thursday 12 December 2013
The new laws make it illegal for sexually explicit material to be shared with third parties without the consent of the original sender
Australia incest case: Deformed children found in remote farming community after generations of inbreeding
Wednesday 11 December 2013
Hardly any were capable of intelligible speech and many were deaf and blind
HIV positive predatory paedophile and his accomplice who led 'double lives' sentenced to life for abusing boys as young as thirteen
Monday 02 December 2013
The pair used social networks, such as Bebo and Facebook, as well as specialist gay websites to groom boys
Sunday 01 December 2013
They emphasise they had no idea their frontman was a paedophile
Friday 29 November 2013
Police are pursuing new leads in the Ian Watkins child sex abuse case after a flurry of calls triggered by an appeal for unknown victims to come forward.
Monday 25 November 2013
The pensioner admitted filming himself as he raped and abused two young girls
Wednesday 20 November 2013
Study highlights 'erosion of economic and social rights, such as health, food and the right to play'
Tuesday 19 November 2013
David Cameron was as anxious as the Daily Mail to herald today's joint announcement by Google and Microsoft as a historic moment.
Monday 18 November 2013
Google chairman Eric Schmidt wrote for the Daily Mail – despite their critical campaign against Google. This tells us a lot about the power of the Mail
Monday 18 November 2013
David Cameron welcomes measures ahead of Internet Safety Summit this afternoon
British actor Idris Elba cannot star as James Bond because he is black, says shock jock Rush Limbaugh
Germany anti-Islam protests: 17,000 march on Dresden against 'Islamification of the West'
Ukip member gets into Christmas spirit with Union Flag plea to Santa 'for our country back'
Immigrants make UK racist, says Ukip councillor Trevor Shonk
BBC director Danny Cohen: Rising UK antisemitism makes me feel more uncomfortable than ever
Katie Hopkins speaks out on childhood obesity: 'Parents of fat children should be prosecuted for child cruelty'
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