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  • 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.


  • Jimmy Savile: How could allegations go unnoticed?

    Jimmy Savile was one of the best-known faces on British television. So how was he able to become what police now say was one of the country's worst child sex predators without ever being caught?


  • Vatican: Savile's papal honor cannot be removed

    The Vatican said Saturday it never would have given Jimmy Savile his papal knighthood had it known of allegations the British TV star was a child sex predator, but that it can't rescind the honor now that he has died.


  • Jimmy Savile: How could his crimes go unnoticed?

    Jimmy Savile was one of the best-known faces on British television. So how was he able to become one of the country's worst child sex predators without ever being caught?


  • UK police: 300 potential victims of Jimmy Savile.

    UK police say officers have identified 300 potential victims of the late Jimmy Savile, the disgraced BBC entertainer now believed to be a predatory pedophile.


  • 300 potential abuse victims emerge in BBC scandal

    The scale of the child sex abuse scandal engulfing the BBC expanded on Thursday as authorities announced that 300 potential victims had come forward with accusations against one of the broadcaster's most popular children's entertainers and that others might have acted with him.


  • UK: 300 potential Savile abuse victims emerge

    The scale of the child sex abuse scandal engulfing the BBC expanded on Thursday as authorities announced that 300 potential victims had come forward with accusations against one of the broadcaster's most popular children's entertainers and that others might have acted with him.


  • ** FILE ** TV host Jimmy Savile (right) poses for photographers with a wax model at Madame Tussauds museum in London in 1986. (AP Photo/John Redman)

    U.K. police: 300 potential Savile abuse victims

    Disgraced BBC entertainer Jimmy Savile was investigated in the 1980s over an allegation of indecent assault, police said Thursday as they announced that 300 potential victims had come forward so far with abuse accusations against the late TV host.


  • BBC scandal raises questions for incoming NYT boss

    The child abuse scandal that has enveloped one of Britain's most respected news organizations is now hitting one of America's, as the incoming president of The New York Times is on the defensive about his final days as head of the BBC.


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