Jimmy Savile

'Evil' BBC star Jimmy Savile abused 60 people at British hospital

Late British TV star Jimmy Savile abused 60 patients, staff and visitors at a hospital he raised money for, investigators said Thursday, highlighting the scale of abuse he committed under the cloak of celebrity.

Feb 26, 2015, 20:30 PM IST

Jimmy Savile chauffeur jailed for 25 years for sex assaults

A friend of Jimmy Savile, the late British television presenter who was unmasked after his death in 2011 as one of Britain`s worst sex offenders, has been jailed for 25 years for a string of undera

Dec 11, 2014, 18:35 PM IST

Former BBC presenter Savile abused two-year-old: Report

More than 500 reports of abuse on victims aged as young as two have been made against late BBC presenter Jimmy Savile, according to a new investigation by the NSPCC charity.

Jun 02, 2014, 07:01 AM IST

`Paedophile` Jimmy Savile was called `doctor` by staff

Jimmy Savile was referred to as `Dr Jimmy Savile, OBE, KCSG, LLD` in official documents despite him having had no medical qualifications.

Apr 13, 2014, 12:49 PM IST

BBC chauffeur found dead on day he was due in court

A former BBC chauffeur, charged with sex offences as part of the inquiry into disgraced television presenter Jimmy Savile`s alleged sexual abuses, has been found dead after he failed to turn up in court on Tuesday.

Oct 29, 2013, 22:20 PM IST

Jimmy Savile`s chauffeur charged with sexual offences over three decades

Jimmy Savile`s former chauffeur and flatmate has been accused of 32 sexual abuse offences between 1962 and 1996 and charged with several sexual offences involving 15 teenage girls.

Oct 26, 2013, 19:57 PM IST

Jimmy Savile`s ex-flatmate charged with rape in Britain

The former flatmate and chauffeur of late BBC presenter Jimmy Savile appeared in court on Saturday charged with a series of sexual assaults against young girls, including rape.

Oct 26, 2013, 19:53 PM IST

UK police missed opportunities to halt Jimmy Savile`s sex abuse: Report

British police forces failed to "join the dots" and missed several opportunities to stop sex offender Jimmy Savile, a report has said.

Mar 12, 2013, 13:38 PM IST

When Jimmy Savile declared ‘love’ for Margaret Thatcher

A letter showing the warm relationship between former British prime minister Margaret Thatcher and paedophile TV present Jimmy Savile has emerged.

Dec 28, 2012, 12:14 PM IST

Jimmy Savile’s ex-radio producer arrested

A former BBC radio producer has been arrested as part of the inquiry into sexual abuse claims against late presenter Jimmy Savile.

Dec 20, 2012, 13:48 PM IST

Jimmy Savile is suspect in 199 crimes: UK police

British police investigating sex abuse allegations against the late BBC entertainer Jimmy Savile say that they have recorded 199 crimes in which Savile is a suspect.

Dec 13, 2012, 00:27 AM IST

Police arrest seventh person in sex abuse probe

British police say they have arrested a seventh person in the sex abuse probe spurred by allegations against the late entertainer Jimmy Savile.

Dec 10, 2012, 23:27 PM IST

Will take time to regain audience trust after Savile crisis: BBC

BBC director general George Entwistle has admitted the media firm has failed to get things right since sexual abuse allegations against former presenter Jimmy Savile emerged.

Nov 10, 2012, 13:20 PM IST

Ex-BBC boss`s suitability as NYT’s CEO questioned after Savile sex scandal

Joe Nocera, who has been a columnist at the NYT since 2005, also accused Thompson of being wilfully ignorant about the Savile sexual abuse scandal.

Oct 31, 2012, 13:18 PM IST

UK police take some blame for Savile case

The head of Britain`s Metropolitan Police says authorities and others failed to notice that Jimmy Savile may have been sexually abusing young girls.

Oct 30, 2012, 09:34 AM IST

NY Times publisher backs new CEO amid BBC scandal

Mark Thompson has been under scrutiny in England over the BBC`s decision to cancel a news story about one of its hosts being accused of sexually abusing children.

Oct 26, 2012, 09:59 AM IST

Paedophile scandal: Ex-BBC boss’ ‘integrity to be CEO` questioned

A senior female executive at the New York Times has asked whether former BBC chief Mark Thompson is fit to be her new boss in the wake of a paedophile scandal.

Oct 25, 2012, 14:43 PM IST

More BBC staff probed on sex claims post-Savile

BBC`s chief said the corporation was investigating claims of abuse and harassment against as many as 10 former and current staff.

Oct 23, 2012, 23:20 PM IST

BBC faces more fallout on Savile scandal

The BBC faced growing fallout Monday over sexual abuse allegations against a popular children`s TV entertainer.

Oct 22, 2012, 19:22 PM IST

‘Most prolific sex attacker’ Jimmy Savile’s victims toll hits 200

Jimmy Savile’s toll of sex abuse victims has hit 200, as the late BBC star was branded “one of the most prolific sex attackers ever”.

Oct 20, 2012, 14:30 PM IST