Operation Yewtree

Police Branded 'Inept' Over Cliff Raid

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.10.2014 | UK

An under-fire police force has been branded "inept" by a group of MPs over its handling of a highly-publicised raid on the home of pop star Sir Cliff ...

Savile & His Chauffeur ‘Raped Girl, 15'

Huffington Post UK/ PA | Posted 08.10.2014 | UK

UPDATE: Jimmy Savile's Flatmate 'Raped Teenager Who Answered Magazine Ad Hoping For Fame' Jimmy Savile raped a 15-year-old girl with another DJ who...

Max Clifford Launches Appeal Against Eight-Year Prison Sentence

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.09.2014 | UK

Disgraced PR guru Max Clifford has launched an appeal against his eight-year prison sentence for a string of indecent assaults on four women. The 71-y...

Chief Constable Apologises Over 'Insensitive' Cliff Raid

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.09.2014 | UK

The chief constable of South Yorkshire Police has apologised to pop star Sir Cliff Richard if the force was "insensitive" about the search of his home...

BBC Faces Grilling From MPs Over Cliff Richard Raid

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 22.08.2014 | UK

BBC bosses and South Yorkshire Police officials have been summoned to appear before MPs in connection with a recent raid on Sir Cliff Richard's home. ...

Heat On BBC As Top Politicians Slam Cliff Richard Raid Leak

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.08.2014 | UK

South Yorkshire Police has complained to the BBC and accused it of breaching its own editorial guidelines after the broadcaster found out about a sear...

South Yorkshire Police Admits Tipping Off Media About Sir Cliff Raid

Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.08.2014 | UK

A police force has admitted leaking information to the media about the raid on the home of Sir Cliff Richard. The singer's luxury apartment in Ber...

MP Demands Answers Over Why Media Knew Of Police Raid Before Sir Cliff Did

Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.08.2014 | UK

UPDATE: Cliff Richard Raid: South Yorkshire Police Admits Leaking Information To The Media Amid Sir Cliff Richard’s denial of allegations of a se...

Cliff Richard's House 'Searched By Police In Relation To Alleged Historical Sex Offence'

Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.08.2014 | UK

UPDATE: MP Demands Answers Over Why Media Knew Of Police Raid Before Sir Cliff Did Sir Cliff Richard has dismissed allegations of an historic sexua...

Pedophilia is an Affliction, Child Molestation is a Crime

Liam Deacon | Posted 03.10.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Liam Deacon

Is public hatred of pedophiles driving innocent, afflicted men away from the help they need? ... Our visceral public hatred of pedophiles could actually be making it harder for us to tackle the threat they pose to children.

Rolf Harris Plaque Gets To Stay (Despite It Being Stolen)

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.07.2014 | UK

A council in Western Australia has voted to keep a plaque dedicated to disgraced entertainer Rolf Harris – even though it was stolen last week and i...

Cameron's Cull: Pointless Window Dressing or a Cunning Distraction?

Will Black | Posted 13.09.2014 | UK Politics
Will Black

David Cameron yesterday had the enviable task of culling ministers, apparently to make way for fresh faces. Right-wing media predictably concentrated on the outrage of loyal long-standing Tories being driven out, rather than examining the toxicity that drove Cameron to take dramatic action at this stage of a parliament.

How Do Trials And Allegations Affect Families Of The Accused?

The Huffington Post UK | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 07.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Since October 2012 the nation has been rocked by Operation Yewtree, a tide of sexual abuse allegations, investigations, convictions and acquittals cen...

Rolf Harris' Jail Sentence 'Unduly Lenient'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.07.2014 | UK

The prison sentence of Rolf Harris has already been referred to the Attorney General on the grounds it was "unduly lenient". The former national tr...

Rolf Harris Leaves Home By Boat As He Heads To Court For Sentencing

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 04.07.2014 | UK

Rolf Harris has been filmed leaving his house by boat, in an attempt to avoid the cameras, as he headed to court to be sentenced for a string of indec...

Rolf Harris And Jimmy Savile Appeared Together On 1992 Show

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.07.2014 | UK

Rolf Harris and Jimmy Savile used to watch vulnerable patients undress at Broadmoor hospital, according to a former patient. In the aftermath of Harri...

WATCH: Jimmy Savile Greets Rolf 'The Maestro' Harris On Jim'll Fix It

Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.07.2014 | UK

Footage of convicted sex abuser Rolf Harris and paedophile Jimmy Savile appearing on a children's TV programme together has emerged. The clips har...

The 'Boy from Bassendean' Is No More: Harris' Once Proud Hometown To Rip Up Tributes

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 01.07.2014 | UK

UPDATE: Rolf Harris And Jimmy Savile 'Prowled Broadmoor Hospital Together' Rolf Harris' 1985 Educational Video Warns Children About Paedophiles...

'Birds Of A Feather': Harris And Savile 'Prowled Broadmoor Hospital Together'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.07.2014 | UK

READ MORE: WATCH: Jimmy Savile Greets Rolf 'The Maestro' Harris On Jim'll Fix It'Kids Can Say No': What Sex Offender Rolf Warned Children In 1985 Ed...

'Kids Can Say No': What Sex Offender Rolf Warned Children In 1985 Educational Video

The Huffington Post UK | Charlotte Meredith | Posted 01.07.2014 | UK

UPDATE: WATCH: Jimmy Savile Greets Rolf 'The Maestro' Harris On Jim'll Fix It'Birds Of A Feather': Harris And Savile 'Prowled Broadmoor Hospital Tog...

'Rolfie Deserves A Cuddle' - The Accusations Against Harris That Didn't Make It To Court

PA | Posted 30.06.2014 | UK

More women came forward to claim that Rolf Harris had groped them but their evidence was not allowed to be used as part of the prosecution, it can now...

Veteran Entertainer Likely To Lose Honours Over Indecent Assaults

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.06.2014 | UK

Rolf Harris will be stripped of the BAFTA Fellowship he was awarded two years ago, and could lose his CBE from the Queen after being found guilty of i...

Rolf Harris Warned He Could Be Jailed After Indecent Assault Convictions

PA | Posted 01.07.2014 | UK

UPDATE: WATCH: Jimmy Savile Greets Rolf 'The Maestro' Harris On Jim'll Fix ItRolf Harris And Jimmy Savile 'Prowled Broadmoor Hospital Together'Rolf ...

Gary Glitter Appears At Court To Face Sex Charges

PA | Posted 19.06.2014 | UK

Gary Glitter has appeared in court to face allegations he carried out a string of sex attacks on two underage girls. The former pop star, who appea...

Rolf Harris 'Has Demon Beneath Charming Exterior'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.06.2014 | UK

The allegations against Rolf Harris show he is "a sinister pervert" with "a demon" beneath his "charming exterior", his sex offences trial has heard. ...