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Jimmy Savile victims told sex abuse claims would 'open can of worms' - ‎May 1, 2016‎
A former police worker has revealed new details of how detectives missed a chance to catch Jimmy Savile for molesting children more than 40 years ago.
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Why Britain's hooked on Line Of Duty with echoes of Jimmy Savile and Hillsborough

Daily Mail - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
'It raises a very particular question about the relationship between the police and Jimmy Savile,' he says. 'The fact is that Savile bragged of his close relationships with officers.
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Line of Duty viewers praise "brave" decision to use Jimmy Savile photograph in BBC drama

Radio Times - ‎Apr 22, 2016‎ asked viewers what they thought of the decision to include real-life sexual criminal Jimmy Savile in a photograph relating to a fictitious story about child abuse in the BBC2 police drama, and the overwhelming response was that it was a ...

Migrant Larry Hillblom "H" in DHL founder serial paedophile - ‎18 hours ago‎
In the UK the only serious investigation into the activities of the paedophile Jimmy Saville the former TV and Radio presenter was started in October 2012 about a year after he died.

Louis Theroux webchat – post your questions now

The Guardian - ‎22 hours ago‎
But as well as everyday people, Theroux has also followed infamous figures such as Max Clifford, Neil and Christine Hamilton, and - memorably - Jimmy Savile. While there's a certain amount of comic mileage in being a fish out of water, his common touch ...
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George Bell: The battle for a bishop's reputation

BBC News - ‎May 4, 2016‎
She reported it again, directly to the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, in 2013, saying she had been inspired by the victims of Jimmy Savile coming forward. This set in train the investigation which led to the payment of about £15,000 and the ...

Jed Mercurio: Lies have been the making of Line of Duty - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
Last week's episode included a mocked-up photo of Jimmy Savile consorting with a fictional MP and a fictional chief of police, as part of a long-term investigation into historic child sexual exploitation.

Men won't volunteer to help the Scouts for one depressing reason: they'll be labelled paedophiles - ‎May 3, 2016‎
A male pal of mine, who would have made an amazing school teacher, summed it up: “It's not worth the risk. One accusation from a kid, teen or a mother you p***ed off and your career is over”.
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Government threats to make BBC move Strictly are ridiculous, says Lord Patten

The Guardian - ‎May 3, 2016‎
“A team of non-executives, all put in place by the government of the day, would be simply unacceptable,” said Patten, whose tenure as BBC chairman was marked by a series of controversies including the fallout from the Jimmy Savile sexual abuse scandal.
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Banksy and Wolf Hall get South Bank Sky Arts Award nominations - ‎May 2, 2016‎
Banksy and acclaimed BBC Two drama Wolf Hall are among the nominations for the South Bank Sky Arts Awards. The elusive Bristol graffiti artist, who is celebrating 25 years of street art, has been recognised in the visual art category and will compete ...

Oscar Pistorius' killing of Reeva Steenkamp to be made into ITV documentary - ‎Apr 30, 2016‎
A source said: “Mark has been talking to all the key players involved in the trial to get a balanced view of what actually happened.

Line of Duty is a TV trilogy to rank with cinema's best – even the Godfather - ‎Apr 30, 2016‎
And the show has the guts to kill off major characters (RIP DI Lindsay Denton, Keeley Hawes's finest work) and sail close to the wind (a photoshopped snap of Jimmy Savile with Line of Duty child abusers). One mystery was hanging over from series two ...

Today's focus on historical child abuse is 'back to front', claims Sir Hugh Orde

Police Professional - ‎May 3, 2016‎
Awareness of the scale of historical abuse cases exploded after the Jimmy Savile scandal, which led to the launch of several long-running police inquiries into high-profile figures.
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Abuse case spending 'back to front' - Ex-PSNI chief

U.TV - ‎May 1, 2016‎
However, the former police chief's comments have drawn criticism from legal professionals who represent sex abuse victims, including specialist lawyer Liz Dux, who represented some victims of Jimmy Savile. "It's very dangerous if an offender thinks ...

DVD review: Line Of Duty

Mansfield Chad - ‎May 3, 2016‎
But for those who missed the clues, or want to review the evidence again, help is at hand with the third series now out on DVD on RLJ Entertainment's Acorn label.
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Showbiz News: Danny Dyer up for best actor at British Soap Awards

Dudley News - ‎May 3, 2016‎
... at The British Library and Lynette Yiadom-Boakye: Verses After Dusk at the Serpentine Gallery. Dismaland opened at a derelict seaside lido at Weston-super-Mare in Somerset in August.
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New York Times' ideal employee is 'young, white and single' lawsuit claims

Daily Mail - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
... call for the whole BBC'. After leaving in September 2012 Mr Thompson was succeeded by George Entwistle. He lasted in the post for just 54 days before resigning amid allegations he had failed to handle the Jimmy Savile pedophile scandal appropriately.

Are You Being Served?'s John Inman sex case dropped as family speak out against claims

Daily Mail - ‎May 1, 2016‎
Yesterday Inman's family said people had been 'jumping on the bandwagon' following the Jimmy Savile scandal. They also criticised police, accusing them of a celebrity witch-hunt.
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BBC faces new checks into quality of TV and radio shows - ‎Apr 30, 2016‎
It has also faced well documented governance failures, such as ongoing criticism of exorbitant executive pay, and the catastrophic handling of the fallout over Jimmy Savile. The decision to grant an 11-year charter - the longest since 1981 when ...