Europe Why is child abuse suddenly in the spotlight in Britain?

Two government inquiries of decades-old abuses by powerful individuals are under way – spurred by the confluence of a high-profile case, police investigations, and media scrutiny.

By , Correspondent

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This is normally a languid time of year in Westminster, with Parliament winding down for the long summer holiday. But this season, it has been anything but.