Mason Greenwood: Crown Prosecution Service drops attempted rape charges against Manchester United forward

CNN  —  Charges of attempted rape and assault against Manchester United footballer Mason Greenwood were dropped on Thursday due to the withdrawal of key witnesses, the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) announced. A charge of controlling and coercive behavior was also dropped, according to the CPS. A spokesperson in the CPS statement said, “In this case … Read more

Andrew Tate loses appeal against detention in Romania

CNN  —  Andrew Tate, the controversial former kickboxer turned social media influencer, and his brother Tristan have lost their appeal and will remain in detention in Romania on allegations of human trafficking and rape, CNN affiliate Antena 3 reported Wednesday. The brothers will remain in the custody of Bucharest Police until February 27, Antena 3 … Read more

Women can accurately recall details of rape even if they’ve drunk alcohol

Women are still able to accurately recall the details of sexual assault and rape even if they’ve drunk alcohol, according to a new study. The findings are an important step in challenging courtroom perceptions of women being unreliable as witnesses in cases where they were intoxicated at the time of assault, researchers say. The team … Read more

“Dances with Wolves” actor arrested on sexual assault charges in Nevada raid

Las Vegas police on Tuesday arrested and raided the home of a former “Dances With Wolves” actor turned alleged cult leader accused of sexually assaulting young indigenous girls during a period spanning two decades, according to police records obtained by The Associated Press. Nathan Lee Chasing His Horse, who goes by Nathan Chasing Horse, was … Read more

German farm worker jailed for four years before likely deportation over sex assault on WA farm

A German farm worker who sexually assaulted a university student on a property in regional Western Australia is likely to be deported after serving a four-year jail term, the District Court has been told. Key points: German national Frank Matthias Kurt Berger pleaded guilty to two counts of sexual penetration without consent and one count … Read more

Marilyn Manson sued for allegedly sexually assaulting 16-year-old girl

Marilyn Manson allegedly groomed and repeatedly sexually assaulted a 16-year-old girl in the ‘90s, according to a new bombshell lawsuit. The shock rocker allegedly first attacked the girl — named as Jane Doe in the suit, filed Monday in Nassau County Supreme Court and seen by Page Six — after inviting her on his tour … Read more

Quebec Cardinal Marc Ouellet Previously Accused of Sexual Assault, Resigns Quebec Cardinal Marc Ouellet Previously Accused of Sexual Assault, Resigns Quebec Cardinal Marc Ouellet Previously Accused of Sexual Assault, Resigns The Cardinal of Quebec Marc Ouellet considered as a potential successor to Pope Francis, accused of sexual assault in August, resigned upon reaching “age limit”, the Vatican informed on Monday. 2023-01-30T15:56+0000 2023-01-30T15:56+0000 2023-01-30T15:56+0000 americas … Read more

Ribbons tied by abuse survivors removed from Sydney’s St Mary’s Cathedral

A Ballarat survivor of child sexual abuse has said the repeated removal of ribbons from St Mary’s Cathedral in Sydney won’t deter him from putting a spotlight on clergy abuse endured by innocent people. Key points: The ribbons of solidarity for sexual assault victims have been removed four times in the past 48 hours  The ribbons are being tied to … Read more

Jarryd Hayne to face third trial over sexual assault allegations in March

Former NRL star Jarryd Hayne is due to face a jury in a matter of weeks for his third sexual assault trial. The former footy legend did not appear in Sydney’s Downing Centre District Court on Monday as lawyers confirmed the trial will be going ahead on March 6. Defence solicitor Lauren MacDougall faced court … Read more

Is Prince Andrew planning to revisit his US sex abuse case?

Editor’s Note: A version of this story appeared in the January 27 edition of CNN’s Royal News, a weekly dispatch bringing you the inside track on Britain’s royal family. Sign up here. London CNN  —  You might get a sense of deja vu with this edition of Royal News. Long-time readers will probably recall the … Read more