Jimmy Savile Sexual Abuse

Over 4,000 People Contact NSPCC About Non-Recent Abuse Since Savile Revelations

John Cameron | Posted 17.12.2014 | UK
John Cameron

Since the sickening crimes of Jimmy Savile were revealed in October 2012 the NSPCC helpline has received an unprecedented number of calls from adults talking about non-recent abuse. Over 4500 courageous adults have contacted our practitioners over the past two years, to report concerns and to get advice - over 30 per cent of these cases have been so serious that they have had to be referred to the police.

Savile Had At Least 500 Victims, Some As Young As 2

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.06.2014 | UK

At least 500 victims as young as two were abused by the shamed television presenter Jimmy Savile during his reign as one of the country's most prolifi...

Former BBC DJ Arrested Over Suspected Sex Offences

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 26.06.2014 | UK

Former Radio 1 DJ Chris Denning, a colleague of Jimmy Savile, will be charged over a string of alleged sex attacks on boys aged nine to 16, prosecutor...

Jimmy Savile Compensation Fund Sanctioned For Alleged Victims

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.02.2014 | UK

A High Court judge has approved a compensation scheme for victims of sexual abuse by Jimmy Savile. Mr Justice Sales sanctioned the scheme - agreed bet...

DLT 'Would Have Reported Pal Savile If He Knew He Was A Paedo'

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.01.2014 | UK

Veteran DJ Dave Lee Travis told police after his arrest on suspicion of sexual offences that he would have reported fellow BBC broadcaster Jimmy Savil...

After the Horror of Savile and the Tragedy of Daniel, It's Time to Get Serious on Child Abuse

Paula Barrow | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK
Paula Barrow

Alarming weight loss, foraging for food at school, bruises covering his four year old body and a broken arm; if just one of these things had been fully reported and followed-up, Daniel Pelka might have survived the child abuse that led to his tragic death.

Jimmy Savile's Chauffeur Charged With Raping Girls Over Three Decades

The Huffington Post UK/ PA | Posted 26.10.2013 | UK

Jimmy Savile's former flatmate and chauffeur was today released on bail until November 15 after facing a vast catalogue of serious sex offences charge...

Who At Amazon Thought This Was A Good Idea?

The Huffington Post UK | Charlotte Meredith | Posted 25.10.2013 | UK

In a series of totally offensive and entirely inappropriate Halloween costumes, Amazon may have just taken the crown. This "eye-catching" Golly Dol...

Savile's Driver In Child Sex Arrest

PA | Posted 24.10.2013 | UK

Jimmy Savile's former flatmate and chauffeur has been arrested over fresh allegations of historic sex abuse against children. Ray Teret was arreste...

Someone, Somewhere Thought This Was OK

Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

Just when you though Halloween costumes couldn't get much worse than crudely depicting those with mental illness as axe-wielding maniacs, this appear...

'I Brush Women Away Like Midges'

The Huffington Post UK/ PA | Posted 16.10.2013 | UK

The perverted DJ Jimmy Savile boasted to police about “brushing off girls like midges”, sickening transcriptions of his last police interview reve...

The Jimmy Savile Investigation Just Got 13 Times Worse

The Huffington Post UK?PA | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

The investigation into the extent of Jimmy Savile's abuses within the NHS has been dramatically extended to 13 more hospitals, it has been revealed ...

Freddie Starr Re-Bailed

PA | Posted 27.08.2013 | UK

Comedian Freddie Starr has been re-bailed until October by police investigating alleged sexual offences. The 70-year-old was first arrested last No...

The Psychology of Abduction - The Cleveland Kidnappings Could Explain the Jimmy Savile Scandal

Dr Raj Persaud | Posted 10.07.2013 | UK
Dr Raj Persaud

The allegations surrounding the hostage case in Cleveland, Ohio, remain truly astonishing; how can three women be kidnapped, raped and beaten for so long? One possible explanation derives from a psychiatric phenomenon which is supposed to develop in these extraordinary and intense predicaments, termed 'Stockholm Syndrome'.

Jim Davidson Rebailed In Savile Inquiry

PA | Posted 10.05.2013 | UK

Comedian Jim Davidson has been rebailed over alleged sex offences by police investigating the Jimmy Savile scandal. Davidson, 59, was bailed to an ...

'No Evidence' West Yorkshire Police Protected Savile

PA | Posted 09.07.2013 | UK

A review into a police force's contacts with Jimmy Savile has concluded that there is no evidence its officers protected him from arrest or prosecutio...

Police Make Another Arrest In Savile Abuse Probe

PA | Posted 04.04.2013 | UK

A 65-year-old man has been arrested by detectives investigating allegations that emerged after the Jimmy Savile abuse scandal. The man was held in ...

Jimmy Savile Police Arrest 82-Year-Old From Berkshire

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.03.2013 | UK

An 82-year-old man from Berkshire has been arrested on suspicion of sexual offences as part of the Jimmy Savile sex abuse investigation, the Metropoli...

Ex-BBC Producer To Face No Charges Over Savile Abuse

PA | Posted 25.03.2013 | UK

A former BBC producer will not face charges after being arrested by detectives investigating the Jimmy Savile abuse scandal. At the time of his arr...

Jim Davidson Arrested On Fresh Allegations Of Sex Offences

PA | Posted 10.05.2013 | UK

Comedian Jim Davidson has been rearrested over fresh allegations of sexual offences, it has emerged. The 59-year-old answered bail on Wednesday aft...

Child Sex Abuse Victims 'Ignored'

PA | Posted 20.03.2013 | UK

The belief that "children should be seen and not heard" may have led to earlier generations of youngsters being ignored when they claimed they were se...

Celeb Sex Pests 'Protected By Police'

Posted 20.03.2013 | UK

Police files on celebrities and politicians accused of sex assault were so heavily protected that officers investigating claims could not access them,...

'My Conscience Is Clear' Insists DLT

PA | Posted 13.03.2013 | UK

Dave Lee Travis has insisted his "conscience is clear" and denied any wrongdoing following his re-arrest over further allegations of sexual assault. ...

Dave Lee Travis Re-Arrested Over Sex Offence Allegations

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.03.2013 | UK

DJ Dave Lee Travis has been re-arrested over further allegations of sexual offences. The 67-year-old was originally arrested by Operation Yewtree d...

Jimmy Savile Abuse 'Could Have Been Stopped In 1964'

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.03.2013 | UK

Police inspectors have warned there was a "distinct possibility" that officers could fail to prevent another Jimmy Savile-like scandal as it emerged t...