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# Allegations

Last month
November 2023
Russell Brand sued by extra who says she was sexually assaulted on US movie set
The woman, referred to as Jane Doe in court filings, said the assault occurred in 2010.
September 2023
London police receive a number of sex offence allegations following Russell Brand news reports
In a short statement, police said all allegations were non-recent and there have been no arrests.
Russell Brand allegations ‘horrendous’, says Channel 4 boss
Channel 4 and production company Banijay UK have launched an internal investigations into Russell Brand.
BBC removes some Russell Brand content as monetisation suspended on YouTube
Brand faces a number of serious allegations for his behaviour between 2006 and 2013.
Met Police confirm report of alleged sex assault against Russell Brand
The 48-year-old comedian and actor has been accused of rape, assault and emotional abuse between 2006 and 2013.
Russell Brand: A timeline of the sexual assault allegations
The allegations came to light following a joint investigation by The Sunday Times, The Times and Channel 4 Dispatches.
The comedian has been accused of rape and sexual assaults between 2006 and 2013, as well as claims of controlling, abusive and predatory behaviour.
Channel 4, BBC and a production company have launched investigations following the publication of the allegations.
Brand vehemently denies the allegations and said all of his relationships have been “consensual”.
Internal investigations launched after sexual assault allegations made against Russell Brand
Russell Brand faces multiple allegations of sexual assault in joint UK media investigation
Russell Brand faces multiple allegations of sexual assault in joint UK media investigation
Brand refuted the allegations in a video posted online today.
3 Real Madrid reserve players arrested over video with minor
Online newspaper El Confidencial broke the story citing sources from the investigation.
This year
McDonald’s apologises after over 100 UK staff allege sexual harassment, racism and bullying
The McDonald’s UK boss told the BBC the company had “fallen short” in some cases after the corporation spoke to dozens of workers.
Young person at centre of BBC presenter controversy says 'allegations in The Sun are rubbish'
The BBC confirmed at the weekend that a male member of staff had been suspended after the allegations were published.
BBC suspends staff member following allegations unnamed presenter paid teen for explicit photos
Yesterday, amidst speculation on social media, a number of BBC stars tweeted to say they were not the presenter at the centre of The Sun story.
BBC responds after reports presenter taken off air over claims he paid teen for explicit photos
A BBC spokesperson said: “We treat any allegations very seriously and we have processes in place to proactively deal with them.”
Gardaí apologise to Pat Carey over leaks from 2015 investigation into unfounded allegations
There was a settlement which included a payment of “substantial damages” to the former Fianna Fáil minister.
Bill Cosby sued by nine more women over alleged decades-old sexual assaults
He has now been accused of rape, sexual assault and sexual harassment by more than 60 women.
'Significant' increase in allegations of Catholic Church abuse reported to safeguard board
The National Board for Safeguard Children in the Catholic Church in Ireland has published its annual report.
Man accused of sexual assault in south-east sent forward for trial
The book of evidence was served on the man this afternoon.
Pep Guardiola 'convinced' of Man City's innocence over alleged rule breaches
Guardiola has insisted that he has no intention of quitting his job in the midst of the allegations.
Barca coach Xavi apologises for comment after Alves accusations
The 39-year-old defender was sacked by Mexican club Pumas after his arrest.
Prince Harry accuses brother William of 2019 physical attack
Harry alleged he was left with ‘scrapes and bruises’ on his back after his brother knocked him to the floor.
Last year
McDonald says allegations she used Hutch family for money and votes ‘entirely wrong’
The Sinn Féin leader rejected claims made during a Special Criminal Court trial.
US writer who accused Trump of rape sues for battery and defamation
E Jean Carroll first made her claim of sexual assault against Trump in a 2019 book.
Actor Kevin Spacey faces further sex assault charges against new complainant
The Oscar-winning actor is due to appear at Westminster Magistrates’ Court on 16 December.
Four new complaints made to Gardaí over alleged Spiritans abuse this week
The leader of the Spiritans in Ireland has apologised to ‘those who have been grievously hurt’.
Filmmaker Paul Haggis ordered to pay $7.5 million in rape case
The jury in New York heard three weeks of testimony.
Filmmaker Paul Haggis testifies in rape lawsuit against him
He began what could be days of testimony by focusing on his years-long clash with the Church of Scientology.
Woman 'definitely did not consent' to any sexual activity at centre of trial, court hears
The woman’s husband is on trial accused of assaulting her over a period of nine years.
Kevin Spacey takes to the witness box to deny sex abuse claims
The trial entered its third week today.
Belfast court to hear claims man was sexually abused by British royal Lord Mountbatten
Mountbatten was killed in an IRA bomb in Sligo 1979.
Marilyn Manson sex assault investigation goes to US prosecutors
The investigation included a November search of Manson’s home, where media devices and other items were seized.
Nienaber slams 'disturbing' allegations regarding players as Springboks survive 'semi-final’
A last-minute bonus-point try enabled South Africa to draw level with New Zealand on 14 points.
BBC should have further explored sexual misconduct allegations against Tim Westwood - report
Police are believed to be investigating sexual assault allegations against the DJ.
Domestic abuser Paul Moody was still active on dating apps days before his sentencing
Ex-garda Paul Moody is now being investigated for allegations made by a number of people.
British special forces killed 54 Afghans under suspicious circumstances, documentary suggests
Several warnings were relayed up the chain of command, the BBC said.
BBC reveals it received complaints against DJ Tim Westwood including one referred to police
The broadcaster previously said it was unaware of concerns about Westwood’s behaviour.
Prince Andrew cannot halt sex assault lawsuit with residency claim, judge says
Virginia Giuffre says she was abused by the prince on multiple occasions in 2001 while she was being sexually assaulted by financier Jeffrey Epstein.
All time
CNN suspends Chris Cuomo over help he gave his governor brother amid misdemeanour allegations
In October, the 63-year-old former governor was charged with a misdemeanor sex crime for forcible touching.
US judge sets January hearing for Prince Andrew sex assault case
Lawyers for Britain’s Prince Andrew will plead for dismissal of the case.
Artist sues Bill Cosby over alleged hotel encounter in 1990
Cosby was released from prison in June after his sexual assault conviction was overturned.
High Court accepts request to notify Prince Andrew about accuser’s civil case
Virginia Giuffre’s legal team asked the court to take action under the Hague Service Convention.
Epstein accuser takes legal action against Prince Andrew over alleged assault
Virginia Giuffre said the lawsuit was brought under the Child Victims Act.