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# Jimmy Savile

Last year
2022
# London
Police step in as Labour leader Keir Starmer targeted by mob near UK Parliament
The Labour leader faced baseless allegations of “protecting paedophiles” after the Prime Minister used a widely criticised smear.
# westminster
Johnson refuses to withdraw accusation that Labour leader failed to prosecute Jimmy Savile
Keir Starmer said the UK Prime Minister is “parroting the conspiracy theories of violent fascists to try to score cheap political points”.
# Sue Gray Report
Boris Johnson’s Jimmy Savile comment about Labour leader Keir Starmer branded a 'disgrace'
The UK Prime Minister was hitting out at Labour criticism over the Sue Gray report in a fired-up House of Commons showing today.
All time
# Vile
'It was so vicious and so quick': Rory Cowan on homophobic abuse
The actor was subjected to a wave of abuse on Twitter.
# Scandal
350 victims report UK child sex abuse by football coaches
The National Police Chiefs’ Council said a “significant” number of calls had been made to them after a number of players spoke out.
# Sexual Abuse
'Macho culture' at BBC allowed Jimmy Savile to abuse 57 females and 15 boys
The youngest victim of a sexual assault was just eight years old.
# Sex Abuse
Tony Blackburn says BBC sacked him over Jimmy Savile inquiry
Blackburn said the BBC are “destroying” his career because his version of events does not tally with theirs.
# paedophile report
Jimmy Savile abused victims while on camera and on the set of Top of the Pops
A draft report into his abuses at the BBC has been leaked.
# Controversial
Jimmy Saville brought back to life in chilling new stage portrayal
Alistair McGowan’s performance has been described as “repellently convincing” by The Guardian.
# Historic
Allegations of child sex abuse made against 76 British politicians
Police said there has been a surge in complaints against prominent public figures since the Jimmy Savile scandal.
# Operation Yewtree
Prosecutors examine new set of sex abuse allegations against Rolf Harris
The 85-year-old is already serving a five year jail term for sexually assaulting several girls.
# wax off
Madame Tussauds has melted down Jimmy Savile's 'evil' waxwork
There were calls for it to be moved to the Chamber of Horrors but a victim said it was probably too evil for that.
Voices
IRA abuse claims show – once again – how the institution is always placed before the victim
There are parallels between Sinn Féin’s reaction to allegations by Paudie McGahon and Maíria Cahill and the Catholic Church’s pursuit of its own institutional safety.
# Operation Yewtree
BBC to make film about child sex abuse survivors following Savile revelations
The documentary will give a voice to those affected by child sexual abuse over the last 50 years.
# Sex Abuse
"He smelt of cigars and body odour": Savile abuse in the victims’ words
The latest report investigates abuse at the Stoke Mandeville Hospital.
# Open Secret
Jimmy Savile was known as a 'sex pest' but complaints were still not taken seriously
Another shocking report into the appalling behaviour of the “opportunistic predator”.
# billy ray cyrus
Billy Ray Cyrus retweeted a photo of 'fan' Jimmy Savile in unfortunate Twitter prank
Smh.
# News Fix
Here's What Happened Today: Sunday
Everyone’s talking about RTE’s Gaza footage, Croagh Patrick, and the Hamas ceasefire.
# crc
Reilly closely monitoring for allegations of Jimmy Savile abuse in Ireland
James Reilly and Charlie Flanagan met previously to discuss the issue.
# crc
Are gardaí investigating Savile's activities in Ireland? They're staying tight-lipped
A solicitor who represented a number of Savile’s victims said that Ireland needs to “dig deeper” with its investigations.
# Innocence Lost
"His eyes were cold and dead": Savile abuse in the victims' words
An investigation found shocking instances of abuse and humiliation at the hands of Savile in UK hospitals.
# Abuse
'Depraved and exploitative': Jimmy Savile abused vulnerable people aged between 5 and 75
“This is a profoundly shocking report,” one of the hospitals said in the aftermath of the publication of investigation findings.
# New Rules
Savile's celebrity visits were seen as a 'boost to morale' in hospitals
During his visits, he would often assist in giving bed baths to patients and visit the mortuary.
# news wrap
Lunchtime Fix: 5 things you need to know
Catch up as you refuel.
# savile report
"Oh, that's Jimmy, that's just his way" - how staff at hospitals enabled Savile and refused to believe his victims
One victim told her a nurse shrugged her shoulders and walked away after being told that Savile had molested a patient.
# Indecent Assault
Former BBC presenter Stuart Hall receives a further two years in prison
This new jail term is on top of a 15-month sentence he is already serving.
# Operation Yewtree
Freddie Starr arrested for fourth time in UK sex abuse probe
Starr’s lawyer said today that he plans to file a High Court application for judicial review over the conduct of the police and the Crown Prosecution Service.
# Court
Corrie actor William Roache appears in court for rape trial
Roache has been charged with two counts of rape involving a 15-year-old girl and another five counts of indecent assault on four girls.
# 1983
Haughey believed Jimmy Savile would be a good mediator for Thatcher dealings
A letter in the National Archives reveals details of a meeting between the pair at the Central Remedial Clinic in the 1980s.
# BBC
BBC broadcaster rebailed in Operation Yewtree investigation
Paul Gambaccini and another man have both been rebailed today.
# Savile
Further 19 hospitals face investigation over Savile links
Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt said he expects final reports of all the investigations to be completed by June 2014.
# Inquiry
BBC broadcaster Paul Gambaccini arrested under Operation Yewtree
The broadcaster had been questioned by police earlier this week.
# News Fix
Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday
Everyone’s talking about the final Troika review, another Labour resignation and the testimony of US intelligence officials.
# Sex Abuse
Two men arrested in Savile sex abuse investigation
The two men were arrested today in London and remain in police custody.
# Operation Yewtree
Autopsy due after BBC chauffeur accused of child sexual abuse found dead
David Smith was found dead in his home after he failed to turn up to court in London on Monday.
# abuse claims
Jimmy Savile's former driver charged with rape
Ray Teret charged with multiple counts of rape and assault on 15 accusers who were all under age of 16 at time.
# Interview
Surrey Police transcript shows Jimmy Savile denied abusing young girls
Transcript of 2009 interview revelas that the BBC presenter brushed off and dismissed allegations made against him.
# Jimmy Savile
NHS widens its Jimmy Savile investigations to 'other hospitals'
The initial probe involved three hospitals and 10 trusts.
# Operation Yewtree
More indecent assault charges for DJ Dave Lee Travis
The 68-year-old former BBC presenter already faces eleven charges spanning a period between 1977 and 2007.