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  • Why the legal definition of consent fails victims

    Why the legal definition of consent fails victims0

    A British man called Jason Lawrance is appealing his conviction for raping a woman. The woman had willingly had unprotected sex with him – he told her he’d had a vasectomy – but pressed charges after he texted her to say he had lied. Offenders such as Lawrence understand the idea of consent literally, believing

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  • Tashan Daniel: Tube murder victim’s father saw son die

    Tashan Daniel: Tube murder victim’s father saw son die0

    Image copyright BTP Image caption Arsenal FC paid tribute to Tashan Daniel, who was on his way to the club’s stadium when he was stabbed An Olympic hopeful who was fatally stabbed on the London Underground had kissed his dad goodbye just minutes earlier. Athlete Tashan Daniel, 20, was killed shortly after he left home

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  • New Zealand royal commission: victims in shock at paedophile’s access to inquiry | World news0

    New Zealand’s troubled royal commission into abuse in state care has been dealt another blow, with commissioners revealing survivors unwittingly spent time with a convicted child sex offender tangentially connected to the inquiry. The royal commission is investigating historic abuse of children and adults by state-run institutions between 1950 and 1999. It is the largest

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