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#Operation Yewtree

# operation-yewtree - Wednesday 8 February, 2017

Disgraced TV star Rolf Harris cleared of further sex offences

Harris has previously been found guilty on sex charges.

# operation-yewtree - Friday 12 February, 2016

Rolf Harris to be charged with seven counts of indecent assault

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

# operation-yewtree - Friday 1 May, 2015

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.

# operation-yewtree - Thursday 19 March, 2015

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.

# operation-yewtree - Friday 27 February, 2015

Gary Glitter will spend up to 16 years in jail

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

# operation-yewtree - Tuesday 23 September, 2014

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

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

# operation-yewtree - Sunday 13 July, 2014

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.

# operation-yewtree - Friday 4 July, 2014

Rolf Harris sentenced to 5 years and 9 months in prison

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

# operation-yewtree - Tuesday 1 July, 2014

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

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

# operation-yewtree - Tuesday 6 May, 2014

Freddie Starr will not be prosecuted over allegations of sexual offences

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

# operation-yewtree - Monday 28 April, 2014

WATCH: Max Clifford creeps up behind Sky News correspondent

Clifford was today convicted of eight counts of indecent assault.

# operation-yewtree - Wednesday 12 February, 2014

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.

# operation-yewtree - Tuesday 14 January, 2014

Rolf Harris denies child sex abuse charges in court appearance

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

# operation-yewtree - Monday 23 December, 2013

Rolf Harris to face three more sexual abuse charges

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

# operation-yewtree - Friday 13 December, 2013

BBC broadcaster rebailed in Operation Yewtree investigation

Paul Gambaccini and another man have both been rebailed today.

# operation-yewtree - Friday 1 November, 2013

BBC broadcaster Paul Gambaccini arrested under Operation Yewtree

The broadcaster had been questioned by police earlier this week.

# operation-yewtree - Tuesday 29 October, 2013

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.

# operation-yewtree - Tuesday 1 October, 2013

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.

# operation-yewtree - Monday 23 September, 2013

Rolf Harris appears in court on child sex charges

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

# operation-yewtree - Thursday 29 August, 2013

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

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

# operation-yewtree - Tuesday 13 August, 2013

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

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.

# operation-yewtree - Monday 5 August, 2013

Rolf Harris 'arrested on suspicion of sexual offences'

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

# operation-yewtree - Tuesday 28 May, 2013

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

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

# operation-yewtree - Friday 26 April, 2013

Update: Max Clifford charged with 11 counts of indecent assault

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

# operation-yewtree - Friday 29 March, 2013

Officers in Jimmy Savile investigation arrest 82-year-old

The suspect has been bailed until a date in May.

# operation-yewtree - Wednesday 2 January, 2013

Two more men arrested in Savile sex abuse inquiry

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

# operation-yewtree - Monday 10 December, 2012

Man in his 60s arrested in Savile probe

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.

# operation-yewtree - Friday 30 November, 2012

Detectives question man in his 80s in Jimmy Savile probe

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

# operation-yewtree - Monday 12 November, 2012

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

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.

# operation-yewtree - Sunday 11 November, 2012

Man arrested and bailed in Jimmy Savile inquiry

The man being questioned is in his 70s.

# operation-yewtree - Friday 2 November, 2012

Freddie Starr grilled again in UK sex abuse probe

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

# operation-yewtree - Thursday 1 November, 2012

Freddie Starr arrested by police investigating Jimmy Savile case - reports

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

# operation-yewtree - Sunday 28 October, 2012

Gary Glitter released on bail

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

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

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Good morning! Here’s nine things to know before your (belated) brekkie…

# operation-yewtree - Friday 19 October, 2012

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

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