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Union claims care worker was victim of post-Jimmy Savile "vendetta"

The Courier - ‎Jul 12, 2016‎
A Dundee care worker was subjected to a four-year post-Jimmy Savile “vendetta” according to the Unite union. Senior residential care worker Colin Melrose was told last week he could resume working with children following a hearing by the Scottish ...
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Aston Villa owner Dr Tony Xia goes on Chinese charm offensive after being duped into Jimmy Savile tribute by prankster

The Sun - ‎Jul 18, 2016‎
ASTON VILLA chairman Dr Tony Xia has taken the stage to sell the Claret and Blues to China - hours after being duped into retweeting a 'tribute' to disgraced star Jimmy Savile. Xia kicked a ball around on stage in Beijing as he was joined by boss ...

BBC have cleaned up their act since Jimmy Savile scandal claim bosses

Daily Star - ‎Jul 13, 2016‎
THE BBC has cleaned up its act in the wake of the Jimmy Savile sex scandal, it claimed yesterday. 0. By Louise Berwick / Published 13th July 2016.
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Dorset firefighter jailed over false sex claims by 'chronic liar' is freed

Daily Mail - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
A former firefighter jailed after his alleged sex attack victim came forward in the wake of the Jimmy Savile affair has had his conviction quashed by leading judges.

'I'm still paying price for Savile's crimes' – Sandy community worker Ken Lynch says he still feels shunned by some ...

Comet 24 - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
Mr Lynch was part of the 'Stick a Brick' fundraising campaign, organised on behalf of the Jimmy Savile Charity Appeal, which raised thousands of pounds for the spinal unit.
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The Tremeloes members acquitted of indecently assaulting a 15-year-old girl 50 years ago

Daily Mail - ‎16 hours ago‎
Outside court singer and bass player Mr Hawkes, 70, father of Nineties pop star Chesney Hawkes, accused detectives of failing to investigate the accusations properly amid the clamour to prosecute historical sex offenders in the wake of the Jimmy Savile ...

'Subtle and thoughtful' – Review: The Allegations, Mark Lawson

Herald Scotland - ‎15 hours ago‎
After the Savile affair, famous people have been investigated over allegations of sexual offences from the past. The accusations of bullying against Pimm also have a real precedent in Thomas Docherty, a professor at the University of Warwick who was ...

The horrifying true story behind ITV's Making a Murderer style new documentary The Investigator: A British Crime Story - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
The Investigator: A British Crime Story is set to be the latest television crime documentary to grip viewers. ITV's explosive and ground-breaking new investigative four-part series, which started last night, will follow former police detective Mark ...

Prison threat for teachers failing to report abuse means cash for training is needed

Schools Week - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
But the move to toughen up reporting follows high-profile abuse cases including Jimmy Savile and the Rotherham child sexual exploitation scandal, the government document said.

Investigative journalism website Exaro closes

The Guardian - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
Its publishing of an early draft of the review into the BBC's handling of abuse by Jimmy Savile was described as “irresponsible” by its author Dame Janet Smith, but the site said the leak had pushed forward the publication date.

Theresa May has vowed to unite Britain – my guess is against the poor

The Guardian - ‎Jul 12, 2016‎
Jimmy Savile armed with a cloak of invisibility let loose at Hogwarts would have more self control than the Labour party. A headline in the Guardian quoted a colleague describing Angela Eagle as “tough - in the best possible sense”, although personally ...
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Who did try to knife RAF man? Alan Partridge? RICHARD LITTLEJOHN asks why police are increasingly trying to hide ...

Daily Mail - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
Although, it is only fair to point out, that the Singing Postman - aka Allan Smethurst - is, like Jimmy Savile, still dead.

Author Peter Robinson on DCI Banks: I hate the sight of blood - ‎Jul 19, 2016‎
Best-selling author Peter Robinson does not feel he has taken a risk by using the Jimmy Savile and Rotherham sex abuse scandals to inspire his latest novel featuring Yorkshire detective Alan Banks, although he admits some fans could be offended by the ...
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Child abuse sanctions could mean jail for school staff who fail to raise alarm - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
The consultation cited a number of high-profile cases, including the Jimmy Savile scandal. Possible consequences of breaching any new duty could range from employer or regulatory action to criminal sanctions.

Celebrity lookalikes: 'One minute they want your picture. Next, you're finding the back door'

The Guardian - ‎Jul 16, 2016‎
John's been a Tony Blair lookalike since 1997. Barry still has his Jimmy Savile costume. What happens when your double falls out of favour?

The Investigator: A British Crime Story ventures to Canada in search of woman missing for 30 years

International Business Times UK - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
Williams-Thomas helped unveil Jimmy Savile as a serial predatory paedophile, but has now turned his attentions to investigating the true story of Packman, a 40-year-old mother who disappeared into thin air after leaving her wedding ring and a brief ...

North Yorkshire remains one of the safest places in the country

North Yorkshire Police (press release) - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
As previously highlighted, this rise is regarded as a positive reflection of the confidence victims have in North Yorkshire Police, particularly those making historical complaints in the wake of the Jimmy Savile and Peter Jaconelli investigation, plus ...

Caister man on trial accused of sexually abusing boys

Norfolk Eastern Daily Press - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
... statements from former residents Brown was arrested in February 2014, but denied any physical or sexual abuse of any resident.
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The Investigator: A British Crime Story preview: What to expect from the UK's Making a Murderer

The Independent - ‎Jul 14, 2016‎
Cowell's interest in the emerging genre was sparked by watching HBO series The Jinx last year and as such, he teamed up with Mark Williams-Thomas, the former detective responsible for exposing Jimmy Savile as a sex abuser in 2012 documentary The ...
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Vicky McClure: 'Nothing I do will ever top working with Shane Meadows'

The Guardian - ‎Jul 17, 2016‎
She's also “incredibly proud” of the recent series of Line of Duty because of its plot about paedophilia: “I love the fact that Jed was brutal enough to reference Jimmy Savile - especially because it's the BBC.” She shudders. “I think there are things ...