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Disgraced TV star Rolf Harris cleared of further sex offences
# Indecent Assault
# Indecent Assault

Disgraced TV star Rolf Harris cleared of further sex offences

Feb 8th 2017, 1:02 PM 22,792 Views 35 Comments

Harris has previously been found guilty on sex charges.

Rolf Harris to be charged with seven counts of indecent assault
# Operation Yewtree
# Operation Yewtree

Rolf Harris to be charged with seven counts of indecent assault

Feb 12th 2016, 1:01 PM 12,139 Views 0 Comments

The new charges relate to seven complainants aged between 12 and 27.

Prosecutors examine new set of sex abuse allegations against Rolf Harris
# Operation Yewtree
# Operation Yewtree

Prosecutors examine new set of sex abuse allegations against Rolf Harris

May 1st 2015, 11:58 PM 19,104 Views 21 Comments

The 85-year-old is already serving a five year jail term for sexually assaulting several girls.

BBC to make film about child sex abuse survivors following Savile revelations
# Operation Yewtree
# Operation Yewtree

BBC to make film about child sex abuse survivors following Savile revelations

Mar 19th 2015, 9:21 PM 8,835 Views 33 Comments

The documentary will give a voice to those affected by child sexual abuse over the last 50 years.

Gary Glitter will spend up to 16 years in jail
# Prison
# Prison

Gary Glitter will spend up to 16 years in jail

Feb 27th 2015, 12:40 PM 10,615 Views 39 Comments

The former glam rocker was convicted of the attempted rape and sexual assault of three schoolgirls.

Ex-BBC DJ David Lee Travis guilty of indecent assault after retrial
# David Lee Travis
# David Lee Travis

Ex-BBC DJ David Lee Travis guilty of indecent assault after retrial

Sep 23rd 2014, 2:56 PM 7,501 Views 13 Comments

Travis was convicted of one charge and cleared of another after a retrial in London.

Are gardaí investigating Savile's activities in Ireland? They're staying tight-lipped
# Crc
# Crc

Are gardaí investigating Savile's activities in Ireland? They're staying tight-lipped

Jul 13th 2014, 7:45 AM 9,401 Views 27 Comments

A solicitor who represented a number of Savile’s victims said that Ireland needs to “dig deeper” with its investigations.

Rolf Harris sentenced to 5 years and 9 months in prison
# Indecent Assault
# Indecent Assault

Rolf Harris sentenced to 5 years and 9 months in prison

Jul 4th 2014, 1:21 PM 21,508 Views 94 Comments

The veteran broadcaster was sentenced at a London court this morning.

More people who say they were abused by Rolf Harris have come forward
# Abuse
# Abuse

More people who say they were abused by Rolf Harris have come forward

Jul 1st 2014, 8:26 AM 9,674 Views 29 Comments

Rolf Harris is due to be sentenced on Friday after being found guilty of 12 counts of indecent assault.

Freddie Starr will not be prosecuted over allegations of sexual offences
# Operation Yewtree
# Operation Yewtree

Freddie Starr will not be prosecuted over allegations of sexual offences

May 6th 2014, 10:47 PM 14,650 Views 40 Comments

The 71-year-old was arrested in relation to sexual offences according to 13 alleged victims.

WATCH: Max Clifford creeps up behind Sky News correspondent
# Convicted
# Convicted

WATCH: Max Clifford creeps up behind Sky News correspondent

Apr 28th 2014, 8:10 PM 46,312 Views 51 Comments

Clifford was today convicted of eight counts of indecent assault.

Freddie Starr arrested for fourth time in UK sex abuse probe
# Operation Yewtree
# Operation Yewtree

Freddie Starr arrested for fourth time in UK sex abuse probe

Feb 12th 2014, 10:20 PM 15,624 Views 15 Comments

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.

Rolf Harris denies child sex abuse charges in court appearance
# Operation Yewtree
# Operation Yewtree

Rolf Harris denies child sex abuse charges in court appearance

Jan 14th 2014, 5:10 PM 9,164 Views 0 Comments

In all but one of the four cases, the alleged victims were under 16, with one charge relating to a girl who was only seven or eight

Rolf Harris to face three more sexual abuse charges
# Child Abuse
# Child Abuse

Rolf Harris to face three more sexual abuse charges

Dec 23rd 2013, 8:39 AM 12,773 Views 0 Comments

One of the new charges involves a girl who was under the age of nine at the time.

BBC broadcaster rebailed in Operation Yewtree investigation
# BBC
# BBC

BBC broadcaster rebailed in Operation Yewtree investigation

Dec 13th 2013, 1:24 PM 10,939 Views 15 Comments

Paul Gambaccini and another man have both been rebailed today.

BBC broadcaster Paul Gambaccini arrested under Operation Yewtree
# Inquiry
# Inquiry

BBC broadcaster Paul Gambaccini arrested under Operation Yewtree

Nov 1st 2013, 7:16 PM 18,797 Views 0 Comments

The broadcaster had been questioned by police earlier this week.

Autopsy due after BBC chauffeur accused of child sexual abuse found dead
# Operation Yewtree
# Operation Yewtree

Autopsy due after BBC chauffeur accused of child sexual abuse found dead

Oct 29th 2013, 9:51 AM 17,744 Views 64 Comments

David Smith was found dead in his home after he failed to turn up to court in London on Monday.

More indecent assault charges for DJ Dave Lee Travis
# Operation Yewtree
# Operation Yewtree

More indecent assault charges for DJ Dave Lee Travis

Oct 1st 2013, 3:57 PM 8,479 Views 0 Comments

The 68-year-old former BBC presenter already faces eleven charges spanning a period between 1977 and 2007.

Rolf Harris appears in court on child sex charges
# Operation Yewtree
# Operation Yewtree

Rolf Harris appears in court on child sex charges

Sep 23rd 2013, 10:50 AM 12,410 Views 0 Comments

The 83-year-old TV presenter faces nine charges relating to indecent assault and four of making indecent images of children.

Rolf Harris charged with 13 child sex offences dating from 1980 to 2012
# Child Abuse
# Child Abuse

Rolf Harris charged with 13 child sex offences dating from 1980 to 2012

Aug 29th 2013, 11:06 PM 28,995 Views 0 Comments

The entertainer was charged with nine counts of indecent assault and four counts of making indecent images of a child.

Column: Why is only sexual abuse involving physical violence deemed ‘real’?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Why is only sexual abuse involving physical violence deemed ‘real’?

Aug 13th 2013, 1:50 PM 79 Views 72 Comments

Former newspaper tycoon Eddy Shah’s has claimed some underage girls are to blame for their own sexual abuse, highlighting the persistence of the ‘she was asking for it’ narrative, writes Clíona Saidléar.

Rolf Harris 'arrested on suspicion of sexual offences'
# Operation Yewtree
# Operation Yewtree

Rolf Harris 'arrested on suspicion of sexual offences'

Aug 5th 2013, 6:25 PM 15,987 Views 0 Comments

An 82-year-old man was re-arrested today by police as part of Operation Yewtree.

Max Clifford pleads 'not guilty' to 11 charges of indecent assault
# Max Clifford
# Max Clifford

Max Clifford pleads 'not guilty' to 11 charges of indecent assault

May 28th 2013, 10:48 AM 8,549 Views 0 Comments

The publicist to the stars appeared in court this morning, charged in relation to incidents that allegedly occurred between 1966 and 1985.

Update: Max Clifford charged with 11 counts of indecent assault
# Operation Yewtree
# Operation Yewtree

Update: Max Clifford charged with 11 counts of indecent assault

Apr 26th 2013, 6:33 PM 34,954 Views 0 Comments

Publicist Max Clifford has been charged with carrying out the offences between 1966 and 1985. He has issued a statement about today’s decision.

Officers in Jimmy Savile investigation arrest 82-year-old
# Yewtree
# Yewtree

Officers in Jimmy Savile investigation arrest 82-year-old

Mar 29th 2013, 1:30 PM 12,467 Views 19 Comments

The suspect has been bailed until a date in May.

Two more men arrested in Savile sex abuse inquiry
# Savile
# Savile

Two more men arrested in Savile sex abuse inquiry

Jan 2nd 2013, 4:02 PM 15,996 Views 53 Comments

So far, police have arrested 10 men in connection with thousands of complaints made against former BBC presenter, Jimmy Savile.

Man in his 60s arrested in Savile probe
# Investigation
# Investigation

Man in his 60s arrested in Savile probe

Dec 10th 2012, 3:11 PM 9,300 Views 29 Comments

The man, who has not been identified, is the sixth person arrested as part of the Scotland Yard investigation into sexual abuse in the 1970s.

Detectives question man in his 80s in Jimmy Savile probe
# Jimmy Savile
# Jimmy Savile

Detectives question man in his 80s in Jimmy Savile probe

Nov 30th 2012, 11:05 AM 7,563 Views 28 Comments

The man from Berkshire, England was interviewed under caution on suspicion of sexual offences.

New York Times in spotlight as ex-BBC chief takes reins
# BBC
# BBC

New York Times in spotlight as ex-BBC chief takes reins

Nov 12th 2012, 7:37 PM 6,518 Views 2 Comments

Mark Thompson assumed his new role at The New York Times today amid questions about whether the crisis engulfing the BBC would spill over to the US news organisation.

Man arrested and bailed in Jimmy Savile inquiry
# Operation Yewtree
# Operation Yewtree

Man arrested and bailed in Jimmy Savile inquiry

Nov 11th 2012, 3:10 PM 14,378 Views 20 Comments

The man being questioned is in his 70s.

Freddie Starr grilled again in UK sex abuse probe
# Savile
# Savile

Freddie Starr grilled again in UK sex abuse probe

Nov 2nd 2012, 9:49 PM 9,628 Views 22 Comments

The comedian was initial arrested and bailed yesterday but was brought in for questioning again today by Scotland Yard.

Freddie Starr arrested by police investigating Jimmy Savile case - reports
# Sexual Abuse
# Sexual Abuse

Freddie Starr arrested by police investigating Jimmy Savile case - reports

Nov 1st 2012, 7:21 PM 22,141 Views 88 Comments

London Metropolitan Police arrested a man in his 60s earlier this evening on suspicion of sexual offences connected to the Savile investigation.

Gary Glitter released on bail
# Operation Yewtree
# Operation Yewtree

Gary Glitter released on bail

Oct 28th 2012, 6:54 PM 10,294 Views 30 Comments

The former singer has been released on bail after being arrested in connection with child abuse allegations as part of investigations into Jimmy Savile.

Gary Glitter arrested in Jimmy Savile abuse investigation
# Operation Yewtree
# Operation Yewtree

Gary Glitter arrested in Jimmy Savile abuse investigation

Oct 28th 2012, 9:43 AM 11,845 Views 26 Comments

The former rocker, real name Paul Gadd, was arrested this morning and is in custody at a London police station.

Jimmy Savile: Police dealing with alleged abuse on an unprecedented scale
# Operation Yewtree
# Operation Yewtree

Jimmy Savile: Police dealing with alleged abuse on an unprecedented scale

Oct 19th 2012, 6:24 PM 12,886 Views 54 Comments

The TV man has also been described as possibly “one of the most prolific sex offenders the NSPCC has ever come across.”