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  1. News - World - BRITAIN

    Jimmy Savile sexually abused patients and dead bodies, say investigators

    Posted Jun 27th 2014, 01:15am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in London Probe finds Savile may have abused dead bodies Late BBC presenter Jimmy Savile sexually abused vulnerable patients in scores of hospitals over decades and claimed to have performed sex acts on dead bodies, investigators said yesterday. Savile, one of the biggest stars in Britain in the 1970s and 1980s, abused girls, boys, men and women aged from ...

  2. News - World - BRITAIN

    Jailed British PR guru Max Clifford faces new sexual assault allegations

    Posted May 02nd 2014, 09:54pm by AFP

    ... to do." He is the first high-profile figure to be convicted under Operation Yewtree, the police investigation into allegations of sex offences following the Jimmy Savile scandal. Clifford's victims came forward following revelations in 2012 that the late BBC presenter Savile- a household name in Britain in the 1970s and 1980s- had been a serial sex offender across the decades. Judge ...

  3. News - World - BRITAIN

    UK public relations guru Max Clifford convicted of sexual assaults

    Posted Apr 28th 2014, 09:35pm by AP, GDN

    ... investigation launched after the Jimmy Savile scandal. The publicist, known in Britain for handling high-profile celebrity scandals and representing television mogul Simon Cowell, was convicted of eight ... to be prosecuted successfully under Scotland Yard's Operation Yewtree investigation. The probe was sparked by the scandal surrounding Savile, the late BBC entertainer, in late 2012 and has led ...

  4. News - World - BRITAIN

    How BBC bosses let Jimmy Savile sexually abuse up to 1,000 children

    Posted Jan 19th 2014, 09:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in London Internal inquiry shows bosses knew of sexual assaults on children but turned a blind eye How Savile abused up to 1,000 at the BBC BBC staff turned a blind eye to the sexual abuse by star presenter Jimmy Savile of up to 1,000 girls and boys in the corporation's changing rooms and studios, according an internal inquiry leaked yesterday. ...

  5. News - World - BRITAIN

    Jimmy Savile brushed off accusatory women ‘like midges’

    Posted Oct 16th 2013, 10:31am by Agence France-Presse in London

    ... Agence France-Presse in London Late BBC presenter rejected allegations in police interviews as ‘fantasy’ Late BBC presenter Jimmy Savile, branded one of Britain’s worst sex offenders, said he brushed off women who accused him of assault “like midges” and claimed they were trying to make money by selling stories about him, it emerged on Tuesday. Savile’s comments were revealed ...

  6. News - World - BRITAIN

    BBC editor steps aside over Savile scandal

    Posted Oct 22nd 2012, 07:08pm by Reuters in Londo

    ... abuse by one of its former presenters was “inaccurate or incomplete”. The BBC is facing a growing crisis over claims that its bosses covered up allegations against Jimmy Savile, one of its top presenters during the 1970s and 1980s who died last year. Peter Rippon, editor of “Newsnight”, had said he had shelved a documentary into the Savile claims shortly after his death for editorial ...

  7. News - World - MEDIA

    Jimmy Savile scandal left BBC frantic: Chris Patten

    Posted Feb 23rd 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... 'frantic' Chris Patten, the BBC Trust chairman, has painted a vivid picture of the chaos that engulfed the corporation's senior management during last autumn's Jimmy Savile crisis, saying ... programme said it was well-known that Savile had a penchant for young girls. It was "common knowledge that Jimmy Savile liked, you known, young - it was always assumed to be girls," Paxman ...

  8. News - World - BRITAIN

    Comedian Jim Davidson arrested in Jimmy Savile probe

    Posted Jan 04th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in London Bawdy comedian Jim Davidson held as part of sexual abuse claims that have rocked BBC 'Funniest man' held in Jimmy Savile probe British television ... Operation Yewtree, set up last year to investigate claims of abuse against late BBC presenter Jimmy Savile, had detained two men in their 50s on suspicion of sexual offences. One man, aged 53, ...

  9. News - World - CHILD ABUSE

    Jimmy Savile's youngest victim was 8-year-old boy, police report finds

    Posted Jan 12th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in London Police probe finds power of persona helped BBC presenter conceal half century of rape and abuse Savile's youngest victim an 8-year-old boy Late BBC presenter Jimmy Savile was a predatory sex offender who abused children as young as eight over more than 50 years, using his fame and eccentricity to hide "in plain sight", British police ...

  10. News - World - MEDIA

    Report slams BBC's handling of Jimmy Savile child sex allegations

    Posted Dec 20th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... An official report has strongly criticised the BBC's handling of allegations of child sex abuse against late presenter Jimmy Savile but cleared the corporation of a cover-up. The report sparked ... improper reason," Pollard said. But he added: "In my view, the most worrying aspect of the Jimmy Savile story for the BBC was not the decision to drop the story itself. ...




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