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  • UK police release 2nd suspect in Savile abuse case

    The second suspect arrested in the investigation of alleged child sex abuse by the late BBC entertainer Jimmy Savile and others has been released on bail.


  • Savile estate frozen due to potential abuse claims

    A decision by Jimmy Savile's executors to freeze his estate has cleared the way for a host of financial claims against the late entertainer, alleged to be one of Britain's most prolific child sex abusers.


  • UK comedian arrested by sex scandal detectives

    The child abuse scandal consuming the legacy of the late entertainer Jimmy Savile netted its second celebrity arrest Thursday as police swooped in on British comedian Freddie Starr, media reported. Executors of Savile's estate also said they were freezing his assets, clearing the way for a host of potential lawsuits.


  • Savile sex scandal spurs British soul searching

    Jimmy Savile was one of Britain's biggest stars _ and, allegedly, one of its worst sexual predators. Now the nation is asking whether there was a link between one and the other.


  • Reports: UK rocker arrested as part of Savile case

    Police investigating child sex abuse allegations against the late BBC television host Jimmy Savile arrested former glam rock star and convicted sex offender Gary Glitter on Sunday, British media reported, raising further questions about whether Savile was at the center of a broader pedophile ring.


  • UK police take some blame for Savile case

    The head of Britain's Metropolitan Police says authorities and others failed to notice a pattern of behavior that indicated that entertainer Jimmy Savile may have been sexually abusing young girls.


  • Reports: UK police arrest Gary Glitter

    Police investigating child sex abuse allegations against the late BBC television host Jimmy Savile arrested former glam rock star and convicted sex offender Gary Glitter on Sunday, British media reported, raising further questions about whether Savile was at the center of a broader pedophile ring.


  • ** FILE ** British performer Gary Glitter gives a press conference in London in 2000. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)

    Gary Glitter: U.K. police arrest ex-glam rock star in abuse scandal, reports say

    The sex abuse scandal surrounding the late BBC children's television host Jimmy Savile widened on Sunday as police arrested former glam rock star and convicted sex offender Gary Glitter in connection with the case, British media said.


  • Reports: UK rocker arrested as part of Savile case

    Police investigating child sex abuse allegations against the late BBC television host Jimmy Savile arrested former glam rock star and convicted sex offender Gary Glitter on Sunday, British media reported, raising further questions about whether Savile was at the center of a broader pedophile ring.


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