Meeting over exploitation report

Mid Devon Star: Professor Alexis Jay's report found around 1,400 children were sexually exploited in Rotherham over 16 years

2:55am Wednesday 3rd September 2014

The leaders of Rotherham's under-fire council will meet today to discuss the devastating report which revealed at least 1,400 children were sexually exploited in the town.

Barlow offers tax row 'apology'

Mid Devon Star: Gary Barlow was accused earlier this year of being involved in an "aggressive" tax avoidance scheme

6:35am Wednesday 3rd September 2014

Pop star Gary Barlow has finally broken his silence to "apologise" on Twitter following damaging tax-dodging allegations.

PMQs 'shows what No vote means'

Mid Devon Star: John Swinney said PMQs was a stark reminder of what a No vote would mean

7:53am Wednesday 3rd September 2014

Prime Minister's Questions is a reminder to Scots that they are being governed by "Tory-led governments people in Scotland don't vote for", according to Scottish Finance Secretary John Swinney.

American Apparel 'school ads' axed

Mid Devon Star: American Apparel disputed claims that the ads were part of a back to school campaign

6:51am Wednesday 3rd September 2014

An ad for American Apparel's "back to school" range has been banned for "inappropriately sexualising" girls and potentially normalising predatory sexual behaviour.

Call to widen Trojan Horse probe

Mid Devon Star: Peter Clarke led an inquiry into the "Trojan Horse" affair

2:12pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Attempts are likely to have been made to impose a hardline Muslim agenda in other English schools, according to the former anti-terror chief who led an investigation into the Birmingham "Trojan Horse" plot.

New child sex victims come forward

Mid Devon Star: David Crompton was grilled by the Home Affairs Select Committee

8:23am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Twelve new victims of child sexual exploitation in Rotherham have come forward since the publication last week of a devastating report revealing the abuse of at least 1,400 young people in the town, South Yorkshire Chief Constable David Crompton has revealed.

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