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#Jimmy Savile

# jimmy-savile - Monday 7 February, 2022

Police step in as Labour leader Keir Starmer targeted by mob near UK Parliament
# London
# London

Police step in as Labour leader Keir Starmer targeted by mob near UK Parliament

Updated Feb 7th 2022, 8:00 PM 41,543 Views 0 Comments

The Labour leader faced baseless allegations of “protecting paedophiles” after the Prime Minister used a widely criticised smear.

# jimmy-savile - Wednesday 2 February, 2022

Johnson refuses to withdraw accusation that Labour leader failed to prosecute Jimmy Savile
# Westminster
# Westminster

Johnson refuses to withdraw accusation that Labour leader failed to prosecute Jimmy Savile

Feb 2nd 2022, 1:29 PM 22,410 Views 13 Comments

Keir Starmer said the UK Prime Minister is “parroting the conspiracy theories of violent fascists to try to score cheap political points”.

# jimmy-savile - Monday 31 January, 2022

Boris Johnson’s Jimmy Savile comment about Labour leader Keir Starmer branded a 'disgrace'
# Sue Gray Report
# Sue Gray Report

Boris Johnson’s Jimmy Savile comment about Labour leader Keir Starmer branded a 'disgrace'

Jan 31st 2022, 5:53 PM 63,228 Views 0 Comments

The UK Prime Minister was hitting out at Labour criticism over the Sue Gray report in a fired-up House of Commons showing today.

# jimmy-savile - Thursday 29 December, 2016

'It was so vicious and so quick': Rory Cowan on homophobic abuse
# Vile
# Vile

'It was so vicious and so quick': Rory Cowan on homophobic abuse

Dec 29th 2016, 12:25 PM 43,019 Views 68 Comments

The actor was subjected to a wave of abuse on Twitter.

# jimmy-savile - Thursday 1 December, 2016

350 victims report UK child sex abuse by football coaches
# Scandal
From The42
# Scandal

350 victims report UK child sex abuse by football coaches

Dec 1st 2016, 11:27 PM 8,351 Views 0 Comments

The National Police Chiefs’ Council said a “significant” number of calls had been made to them after a number of players spoke out.

# jimmy-savile - Thursday 25 February, 2016

'Macho culture' at BBC allowed Jimmy Savile to abuse 57 females and 15 boys
# Sexual Abuse
# Sexual Abuse

'Macho culture' at BBC allowed Jimmy Savile to abuse 57 females and 15 boys

Feb 25th 2016, 10:36 AM 16,178 Views 52 Comments

The youngest victim of a sexual assault was just eight years old.

Tony Blackburn says BBC sacked him over Jimmy Savile inquiry
# Sex Abuse
# Sex Abuse

Tony Blackburn says BBC sacked him over Jimmy Savile inquiry

Feb 25th 2016, 7:50 AM 22,970 Views 24 Comments

Blackburn said the BBC are “destroying” his career because his version of events does not tally with theirs.

# jimmy-savile - Thursday 21 January, 2016

Jimmy Savile abused victims while on camera and on the set of Top of the Pops
# Paedophile Report
# Paedophile Report

Jimmy Savile abused victims while on camera and on the set of Top of the Pops

Jan 21st 2016, 9:15 AM 34,441 Views 74 Comments

A draft report into his abuses at the BBC has been leaked.

# jimmy-savile - Friday 12 June, 2015

Jimmy Saville brought back to life in chilling new stage portrayal
# Controversial
# Controversial

Jimmy Saville brought back to life in chilling new stage portrayal

Jun 12th 2015, 1:24 PM 10,376 Views 17 Comments

Alistair McGowan’s performance has been described as “repellently convincing” by The Guardian.

# jimmy-savile - Wednesday 20 May, 2015

Allegations of child sex abuse made against 76 British politicians
# Historic
# Historic

Allegations of child sex abuse made against 76 British politicians

May 20th 2015, 6:26 PM 14,791 Views 40 Comments

Police said there has been a surge in complaints against prominent public figures since the Jimmy Savile scandal.

# jimmy-savile - Friday 1 May, 2015

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 19,098 Views 20 Comments

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

# jimmy-savile - Monday 30 March, 2015

Madame Tussauds has melted down Jimmy Savile's 'evil' waxwork
# Wax Off
# Wax Off

Madame Tussauds has melted down Jimmy Savile's 'evil' waxwork

Mar 30th 2015, 11:27 AM 23,805 Views 31 Comments

There were calls for it to be moved to the Chamber of Horrors but a victim said it was probably too evil for that.

# jimmy-savile - Monday 23 March, 2015

IRA abuse claims show – once again – how the institution is always placed before the victim
# Opinion
# Opinion

IRA abuse claims show – once again – how the institution is always placed before the victim

Mar 23rd 2015, 8:15 PM 872 Views 299 Comments

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.

# jimmy-savile - Thursday 19 March, 2015

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 8,826 Views 33 Comments

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

# jimmy-savile - Thursday 26 February, 2015

"He smelt of cigars and body odour": Savile abuse in the victims’ words
# Sex Abuse
# Sex Abuse

"He smelt of cigars and body odour": Savile abuse in the victims’ words

Feb 26th 2015, 5:54 PM 22,631 Views 31 Comments

The latest report investigates abuse at the Stoke Mandeville Hospital.

Jimmy Savile was known as a 'sex pest' but complaints were still not taken seriously
# Open Secret
# Open Secret

Jimmy Savile was known as a 'sex pest' but complaints were still not taken seriously

Feb 26th 2015, 4:00 PM 17,889 Views 35 Comments

Another shocking report into the appalling behaviour of the “opportunistic predator”.

# jimmy-savile - Friday 3 October, 2014

Billy Ray Cyrus retweeted a photo of 'fan' Jimmy Savile in unfortunate Twitter prank
# Billy Ray Cyrus
From The Daily Edge
# Billy Ray Cyrus

Billy Ray Cyrus retweeted a photo of 'fan' Jimmy Savile in unfortunate Twitter prank

Oct 3rd 2014, 2:39 PM 4,481 Views 2 Comments

Smh.

# jimmy-savile - Sunday 27 July, 2014

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Jul 27th 2014, 7:49 PM 14,906 Views 15 Comments

Everyone’s talking about RTE’s Gaza footage, Croagh Patrick, and the Hamas ceasefire.

Reilly closely monitoring for allegations of Jimmy Savile abuse in Ireland
# Crc
# Crc

Reilly closely monitoring for allegations of Jimmy Savile abuse in Ireland

Jul 27th 2014, 8:15 AM 6,840 Views 16 Comments

James Reilly and Charlie Flanagan met previously to discuss the issue.

# jimmy-savile - Sunday 13 July, 2014

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 9,385 Views 27 Comments

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

# jimmy-savile - Friday 27 June, 2014

"His eyes were cold and dead": Savile abuse in the victims' words
# Innocence Lost
# Innocence Lost

"His eyes were cold and dead": Savile abuse in the victims' words

Jun 27th 2014, 6:30 AM 15,467 Views 33 Comments

An investigation found shocking instances of abuse and humiliation at the hands of Savile in UK hospitals.

# jimmy-savile - Thursday 26 June, 2014

'Depraved and exploitative': Jimmy Savile abused vulnerable people aged between 5 and 75
# Abuse
# Abuse

'Depraved and exploitative': Jimmy Savile abused vulnerable people aged between 5 and 75

Jun 26th 2014, 10:44 PM 23,724 Views 97 Comments

“This is a profoundly shocking report,” one of the hospitals said in the aftermath of the publication of investigation findings.

Savile's celebrity visits were seen as a 'boost to morale' in hospitals
# New Rules
# New Rules

Savile's celebrity visits were seen as a 'boost to morale' in hospitals

Jun 26th 2014, 6:00 PM 9,886 Views 20 Comments

During his visits, he would often assist in giving bed baths to patients and visit the mortuary.

Lunchtime Fix: 5 things you need to know
# News Wrap
# News Wrap

Lunchtime Fix: 5 things you need to know

Jun 26th 2014, 1:00 PM 9,185 Views 1 Comment

Catch up as you refuel.

"Oh, that's Jimmy, that's just his way" - how staff at hospitals enabled Savile and refused to believe his victims
# Savile Report
# Savile Report

"Oh, that's Jimmy, that's just his way" - how staff at hospitals enabled Savile and refused to believe his victims

Jun 26th 2014, 11:49 AM 16,584 Views 55 Comments

One victim told her a nurse shrugged her shoulders and walked away after being told that Savile had molested a patient.

# jimmy-savile - Friday 23 May, 2014

Former BBC presenter Stuart Hall receives a further two years in prison
# Indecent Assault
# Indecent Assault

Former BBC presenter Stuart Hall receives a further two years in prison

May 23rd 2014, 1:48 PM 10,715 Views 14 Comments

This new jail term is on top of a 15-month sentence he is already serving.

# jimmy-savile - Wednesday 12 February, 2014

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 15,614 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.

# jimmy-savile - Tuesday 14 January, 2014

Corrie actor William Roache appears in court for rape trial
# Court
# Court

Corrie actor William Roache appears in court for rape trial

Jan 14th 2014, 12:09 PM 14,281 Views 0 Comments

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.

# jimmy-savile - Saturday 28 December, 2013

Haughey believed Jimmy Savile would be a good mediator for Thatcher dealings
# 1983
# 1983

Haughey believed Jimmy Savile would be a good mediator for Thatcher dealings

Dec 28th 2013, 8:36 PM 27,302 Views 50 Comments

A letter in the National Archives reveals details of a meeting between the pair at the Central Remedial Clinic in the 1980s.

# jimmy-savile - Friday 13 December, 2013

BBC broadcaster rebailed in Operation Yewtree investigation
# BBC
# BBC

BBC broadcaster rebailed in Operation Yewtree investigation

Dec 13th 2013, 1:24 PM 10,931 Views 15 Comments

Paul Gambaccini and another man have both been rebailed today.

# jimmy-savile - Friday 29 November, 2013

Further 19 hospitals face investigation over Savile links
# Savile
# Savile

Further 19 hospitals face investigation over Savile links

Nov 29th 2013, 12:40 PM 4,154 Views 2 Comments

Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt said he expects final reports of all the investigations to be completed by June 2014.

# jimmy-savile - Friday 1 November, 2013

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

BBC broadcaster Paul Gambaccini arrested under Operation Yewtree

Nov 1st 2013, 7:16 PM 18,784 Views 0 Comments

The broadcaster had been questioned by police earlier this week.

# jimmy-savile - Tuesday 29 October, 2013

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

Oct 29th 2013, 11:00 PM 14,675 Views 7 Comments

Everyone’s talking about the final Troika review, another Labour resignation and the testimony of US intelligence officials.

Two men arrested in Savile sex abuse investigation
# Sex Abuse
# Sex Abuse

Two men arrested in Savile sex abuse investigation

Oct 29th 2013, 3:40 PM 14,926 Views 14 Comments

The two men were arrested today in London and remain in police custody.

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 17,730 Views 64 Comments

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

# jimmy-savile - Saturday 26 October, 2013

Jimmy Savile's former driver charged with rape
# Abuse Claims
# Abuse Claims

Jimmy Savile's former driver charged with rape

Oct 26th 2013, 1:10 PM 17,901 Views 0 Comments

Ray Teret charged with multiple counts of rape and assault on 15 accusers who were all under age of 16 at time.

# jimmy-savile - Wednesday 16 October, 2013

Surrey Police transcript shows Jimmy Savile denied abusing young girls
# Interview
# Interview

Surrey Police transcript shows Jimmy Savile denied abusing young girls

Oct 16th 2013, 7:58 AM 6,554 Views 25 Comments

Transcript of 2009 interview revelas that the BBC presenter brushed off and dismissed allegations made against him.

# jimmy-savile - Monday 14 October, 2013

NHS widens its Jimmy Savile investigations to 'other hospitals'
# Jimmy Savile
# Jimmy Savile

NHS widens its Jimmy Savile investigations to 'other hospitals'

Oct 14th 2013, 2:37 PM 4,352 Views 9 Comments

The initial probe involved three hospitals and 10 trusts.

# jimmy-savile - Tuesday 1 October, 2013

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 8,474 Views 0 Comments

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

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