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#Sex Assault

# sex-assault - Thursday 26 April, 2018

'Justice has been done': Victims and prosecutors react to Bill Cosby sex assault conviction

Cosby was convicted of drugging and molesting a university employee 14 years ago.

Bill Cosby convicted of drugging and molesting woman at his home

He was convicted at the retrial for drugging and molesting Andrea Constand.

# sex-assault - Thursday 12 April, 2018

Court to hear application to cover Paddy Jackson's £100k legal bill

Jackson privately funded his defence, but he is now seeking to retrieve this money.

# sex-assault - Tuesday 5 December, 2017

Man who sexually assaulted woman at festival jailed for ten months

Judge Nolan noted it could be said Hennessy had “almost perfect mitigation”.

# sex-assault - Wednesday 22 November, 2017

'His face wasn't the same... he was a monster': Jury hears from alleged victim in Tinder sex assault case

The woman said she was using Tinder to practice speaking English.

# sex-assault - Friday 20 October, 2017

'I knew he did a couple of these things': Tarantino admits he knew of Weinstein abuse

Weinstein, 65, is accused of decades of sexual abuse and harassment by around 40 actresses.

# sex-assault - Wednesday 2 August, 2017

London doctor charged with over 100 sexual offences

Manish Shah is accused of 118 crimes including one charge of sexual assault on a child under 13-years-old.

# sex-assault - Friday 23 June, 2017

Bill Cosby to host 'town hall' meetings after sexual assault mistrial

“They need to be aware that these things can happen to them, if they can happen to Bill Cosby.”

# sex-assault - Tuesday 6 June, 2017

'I wanted it to stop' - Bill Cosby's accuser finally faces him in emotional sex assault hearing

Andrea Constand was allegedly sexually assaulted by Cosby in 2004.

# sex-assault - Saturday 18 February, 2017

Over 150 people march in Shankill against spate of sex attacks

The Take Back the Night march is a community effort against violence.

# sex-assault - Wednesday 8 February, 2017

Disgraced TV star Rolf Harris cleared of further sex offences

Harris has previously been found guilty on sex charges.

# sex-assault - Monday 12 December, 2016

Claims alleged rape of woman by garda was never placed on internal PULSE system

The alleged incident is said to have happened in August 2013.

# sex-assault - Wednesday 30 December, 2015

Bill Cosby released on $1 million bail following sexual assault charges

It is the first charge to be formally laid against the 78 year old.

# sex-assault - Thursday 10 September, 2015

As it happened: Accused in prosthetic penis assault case gives evidence

The latest from Chester Crown Court, where 25-year-old Gayle Newland from Willaston denies five charges of sexual assault.

# sex-assault - Wednesday 20 May, 2015

Woman fought off sex offender who told her to 'be quiet and do as I tell you'

The woman managed to knock out her attacker.

# sex-assault - Saturday 6 December, 2014

Bill Cosby’s star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame has been vandalised

The Los Angeles Police Department opened its investigation into the sex abuse claims yesterday afternoon.

# sex-assault - Thursday 29 May, 2014

The 5 at 5: Thursday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Six-month sentence for Anthony Lyons over sex assault appealed today

The sentence was already found to be unjustly lenient but the appeal has had to be re-heard.

# sex-assault - Tuesday 14 January, 2014

Rolf Harris denies child sex abuse charges in court appearance

In all but one of the four cases, the alleged victims were under 16, with one charge relating to a girl who was only seven or eight

# sex-assault - Saturday 27 July, 2013

Appeal over serious sexual assault on teenage girl

A 19-year-old woman suffered a serious sexual assault in the early hours of Saturday 20 July in Newcastle, Co Down.

# sex-assault - Saturday 20 July, 2013

Teen girl suffers serious sexual assault in Co Down

The PSNI are looking for male, believed to be in his late teens, in relation to the incident.

# sex-assault - Sunday 5 May, 2013

Senior British MP arrested following rape allegations on two men

Nigel Evans is expected to make a statement this morning on the issue.

# sex-assault - Wednesday 3 April, 2013

Man who killed girlfriend's baby in sex assault looking for mercy

Steven Smith may face death penalty in Ohio should intent to kill be proven.

# sex-assault - Wednesday 26 December, 2012

India: 10 men arrested over another gang-rape

The news comes as the Indian government announced a special inquiry into a gang-rape which occurred on 16 December.

# sex-assault - Wednesday 20 June, 2012

WikiLeaks founder Assange seeks Ecuador asylum

Julian Assange yesterday walked into Ecuador’s embassy in London and applied for political asylum in a sensational bid to avoid extradition to Sweden over alleged sex crimes.