The number of recorded sexual offences against children in England and Wales has risen by a third, the NSPCC says.

There were 31,000 offences recorded in the year up to April 2014, up 8,500 on the previous year.

Figures compiled by the charity show 85 offences were recorded by police every day, with significant rises in Scotland and Northern Ireland also.

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