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Op-Ed: UK paedophile ring — Dodging the apocalypse, but for how long?

London - Is the UK a nation of little Jimmy Saviles? It might be. Recent revelations about systematic protection of high level VIPs and MPs regarding paedophilia and even murder of abused children is oozing along as slowly as the BBC’s response to Savile.

A timeline of recent historic sexual abuse allegations

The October 2012 documentary about the alleged crimes of Jimmy Savile led to an avalanche of claims of historic sexual abuse.

Review: ‘After Savile: No More Secrets?’ Special

The fallout from the Jimmy Savile inquiry continues with this half hour documentary by the BBC's 'Panorama' team currently on iplayer.

Paul Gambaccini latest Operation Yewtree arrest

London - The latest suspect arrested by Operation Yewtree officers in the UK is veteran DJ, radio and TV presenter Paul Gambaccini, 64. Friday news broke that he was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of historical sexual offences.

Op-Ed: Contempt of Court — US v UK

Houston - Mona Nelson has now been convicted of the 2010 murder of Jonathan Foster. If you heard earlier reports, you might have asked why was a trial necessary?

Op-Ed: Historic alleged sex crimes in the UK, or something else?

The Jimmy Savile inquiry resulted in a massive and ongoing investigation into alleged sex crimes against mostly media people, but what is really going on here?

Op-Ed: A straight look at the Jimmy Savile Inquiry

Now that the report into the alleged crimes of Jimmy Savile has been published, it is time to make an assessment. As one insightful correspondent has pointed out, this is a nearly impossible task.

Op-Ed: How plausible is the Great Paedophile Cover Up?

In the wake of the Jimmy Savile affair, all manner of allegations have been made about the high and mighty, the rich and famous. How much substance is there to these claims?

More heads roll from BBC sex scandals

London - The cover up of a decades-old child molestation scandal involving the alleged molestation of up to 300 minors has, for the time being, at least, claimed the heads of two more high-level BBC managers.

Review: Mr K and his Gang on tour and on video

The artist with the unspeakable name is currently on tour in the UK. For reasons that will soon become clear, you won't have heard his songs on the radio.

George Entwistle resigns as BBC director general

The Director General of the BBC, George Entwistle, has resigned in the wake of the various scandals that have hit the UK's most watched television network.

Op-Ed: Jimmy Savile — From hero to zero — A timeline

Jimmy Savile died October 29, 2011, and on November 9 he received the sort of funeral a president or even a king would have envied. A year later his name is more reviled than that of many a serial killer.

Op-Ed: David Icke dices with criminal libel — again

Ryde - In the wake of the Jimmy Savile scandal, other names have been floated as involved in organised child abuse. Ted Heath is dead so can't defend his reputation. Others are still very much alive, and may not have to.

Woman says she aborted Jimmy Savile's baby

Earlier this week a former singer claimed that she had a relationship with Jimmy Savile and that she got an abortion when she became pregnant with his child.

Op-Ed: Why does everybody hate Gilad?

London - Gilad Atzmon is making music again, and this time it is discordant to Palestinian ears as well as Jewish ones, if you believe the 'Jewish Chronicle'. But who does?

Jimmy Savile was banned from Children in Need

Jimmy Savile was banned from involvement in Children in Need, the BBC's corporate fund raising vehicle for children's charities, due to rumours he was a paedophile, says former Chairman Sir Roger Jones.

Jimmy Savile's holiday home vandalised

Jimmy Savile's Scottish holiday home, Alt Na Reigh, was vandalised overnight. The Glencoe house in the Highlands was painted with abusive slogans.

Gary Glitter arrested as part of Jimmy Savile investigation

London - Gary Glitter has been arrested on suspicion of sexual offences by the police investigating the Jimmy Savile scandal. Glitter, whose real name is Paul Gadd, is alleged to have raped a girl in Savile's BBC dressing room.

Jimmy Savile's nephew issues statement

Roger Foster, the nephew of Jimmy Savile, has released a statement, expressing the Savile family's hurt at the recent firestorm of allegations and their compassion for the victims.

Jimmy Savile could be stripped of papal knighthood

Archbishop Vincent Nichols, the Head of the Catholic Church in England and Wales, has called on the Vatican to strip Jimmy Savile of his papal knighthood.

Jimmy Savile: Police set to arrest 'household names'

Police investigating the Jimmy Savile allegations have revealed they are set to arrest a number of celebrities within days.

Jimmy Savile, John Good, and historic sex offences

London - After gossip and innuendo on a massive scale, tangible evidence appears at last to be emerging against Jimmy Savile. Might there be more?

MP suggests paedophile ring at the heart of UK government

London - Yesterday, Tom Watson MP asked the British Prime Minister about a possible paedophile ring that may have had connections to parliament and even 10 Downing Street.

Jimmy Savile: another inquiry

London - British Prime Minister, David Cameron, announced yet another inquiry into the Jimmy Savile scandal during Prime Minister's Questions today.

Savile scandal spreads across the Atlantic

New York Times' public editor, Margaret Sullivan, has questioned whether Mark Thompson is fit to lead the organisation. As the BBC is rocked by the Savile scandal, the role of its former Director General, Mark Thompson, is being drawn into question.

Review: Panorama — 'Jimmy Savile — What the BBC Knew' Special

The BBC Panorama documentary, "Jimmy Savile - What the BBC Knew", makes for disturbing viewing. The more than hour long programme is at once both a damning critique of the BBC and a marvellous expression of all that is best about the BBC.

Review: 'Jimmy Savile — What the BBC Knew' Special

If Jimmy Savile thought after he died he was going to rest in peace, he was sorely mistaken. Last night saw yet another programme in this still unfolding saga.

Op-Ed: Did the BBC cover up a paedophile scandal?

John Simpson, the respected journalist, claimed in his autobiography that the BBC had covered up child sexual assaults for decades. He was not referring to Jimmy Savile.

Jimmy Savile accused of using school like 'paedophile sweetshop'

At least five former pupils of Duncroft Approved School have alleged they were sexually assaulted by Jimmy Savile. The school was under the direct control of the Home Office at the time.

Jimmy Savile offered to procure girls

Meic Stevens, the Welsh folk singer, has disclosed that Jimmy Savile offered to procure underage girls for him. Stevens claims that he had known of Savile's interest in young girls for years.
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Meic Stevens claims Jimmy Savile offered to procure young girls for him.
Meic Stevens claims Jimmy Savile offered to procure young girls for him.
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BBC Panorama documentary questions BBC decision to kill a Newsnight story about Jimmy Savile allegat...
BBC Panorama documentary questions BBC decision to kill a Newsnight story about Jimmy Savile allegations.
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In the light of the scandalous allegations of child sexual assault by Jimmy Savile  memorials to his...
In the light of the scandalous allegations of child sexual assault by Jimmy Savile, memorials to his memory, including his gravestone, are being taken down.
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Jimmy Savile at Leeds General Infirmary in 1974.
Jimmy Savile at Leeds General Infirmary in 1974.
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Jimmy Savile pretending to be St. Nicholas.
Jimmy Savile pretending to be St. Nicholas.
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Margaret Thatcher (1925-2013)  becomes the first female leader of the Conservative Party  beating fi...
Margaret Thatcher (1925-2013), becomes the first female leader of the Conservative Party, beating first Heath and then Willie Whitelaw, (L), on the second ballot.
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Pudsey  the iconic Children in Need bear.
Pudsey, the iconic Children in Need bear.
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Mark Thompson s new position as CEO of the New York Times is called into question as doubts arise as...
Mark Thompson's new position as CEO of the New York Times is called into question as doubts arise as to what he knew about the Savile scandal whilst he was at the BBC.
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Jimmy Savile being presented with one of his many honours by then Prime Minister Gordon Brown at Dow...
Jimmy Savile being presented with one of his many honours by then Prime Minister Gordon Brown at Downing Street.
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Amid allegations of child sexual assault  Jimmy Savile has been stripped of his honorary doctorate b...
Amid allegations of child sexual assault, Jimmy Savile has been stripped of his honorary doctorate by the University of Bedfordshire. Photograph of a graduation ceremony.
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