Operation Yewtree

Operation Yewtree Police Arrest 73-Year-Old Man

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 08.04.2014 | UK

A 73-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of sexual offences as part of the investigation sparked by the Jimmy Savile abuse scandal. Scotlan...

Jimmy Tarbuck Released Without Charge By Operation Yewtree Police

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.03.2014 | UK

Veteran comedian Jimmy Tarbuck has been released without charge after he was arrested over historic allegations of sexual abuse. The 74-year-old was a...

Jury Selection To Begin In Max Clifford Trial

PA | Posted 05.03.2014 | UK

Jury selection is due to start today in the trial of PR guru Max Clifford who is accused of a string of indecent assaults. The 70-year-old, from He...

Rolf Harris Denies 12 Counts Of Indecent Assault

Huffington Post UK/ PA | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

Entertainer Rolf Harris denied 12 counts of indecent assault at Southwark Crown Court on Tuesday. The 83-year-old from Bray in Berkshire appeared ...

Bill Roache, Not Corrie Character Ken Barlow On Trial, Judge Clarifies

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

Coronation Street actor William Roache is on trial for sex offences - not his fictional character Ken Barlow, a court heard today. The 81-year-old ...

Coronation Street Actor Sex Offences Trial

PA | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

Coronation Street star William Roache will go on trial today accused of committing historic sexual offences against five girls. The 81-year-old vet...

Rolf Harris Faces Three More Assault Charges

The Huffington Post/PA | Posted 23.12.2013 | UK

Entertainer Rolf Harris will be prosecuted over three further allegations of indecent assault, the Crown Prosecution Service said today. A CPS spok...

Former Stoke Goalkeeper Accused Of Sexually Assaulting Apprentices

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 10.12.2013 | UK Sport

Peter Fox, the former Stoke City Goalkeeper, sexually assaulted an apprentice at the club while wearing a glove smeared with heat cream, a court has h...

Gambaccini Denies Sex Allegations

The Huffington Post UK/ PA | Posted 02.11.2013 | UK

Veteran broadcaster Paul Gambaccini has confirmed that he was arrested as part of the Metropolitan Police's Operation Yewtree investigation, and has d...

Paul Gambaccini Arrested

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 01.11.2013 | UK

Officers from Scotland Yard’s Operation Yewtree have arrested Paul Gambaccini, the BBC broadcaster, on suspicion of historical sexual offences. T...

Two Men Arrested On Suspicion Of Sexual Offences

PA | Posted 29.10.2013 | UK

Two men have been arrested on suspicion of sexual offences as part of the police investigation sparked by allegations of abuse against DJ Jimmy Savile...

Accused Ex-Savile Driver Found Dead

PA | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

Jimmy Savile's former driver, who was charged with sex offences as part of the investigation triggered by allegations of abuse against his former empl...

Rolf Harris Charged With Indecent Assault

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.08.2013 | UK

Rolf Harris is to be charged with nine counts of indecent assault and four counts of making indecent images of a child, the Crown Prosecution Service ...

'My Wife's Not Here Because I Detest Hare Coursing'

The Huffington Post UK/ PA | Posted 23.08.2013 | UK

Dave Lee Travis has said his wife didn't appear at court with him on Friday morning because he is not a fan of "hare coursing." The veteran DJ made...

Savile Police: Jim Davidson To Face No Further Action

Posted 21.08.2013 | UK

Comedian Jim Davidson is "pleased" to have been told that he will face no further action in the UK after he was arrested on suspicion of historic sexu...

Dave Lee Travis To Be Charged With 11 Counts Of Indecent Assault, 1 Count Of Sexual Assault

Huffington Post UK/ PA | Posted 15.08.2013 | UK

DJ Dave Lee Travis has been charged with 11 counts of indecent assault and one of sexual assault against alleged victims aged between 15 and 29. Th...

Jimmy Savile Investigators Arrest 80-Year-Old

PA/ The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.08.2013 | UK

An 80-year-old man has been arrested over sex crime allegations linked to disgraced TV presenter Jimmy Savile. The pensioner was held on suspicion ...

Faceless Monsters: Rape in the Papers

Jonathan Lindsell | Posted 08.10.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Jonathan Lindsell

We don't hear about perpetrators. Headlines always read "Woman raped in Hartlepool", "Study shows 24% students victims of abuse". Unless perpetrators are famous or politically sensitive then reporting is passive...this gives the impression rape 'just happens', ruins lives like a fair-weather thunderbolt.

Channel 5 Ditches Rolf

PA | Posted 08.08.2013 | UK Entertainment

Presenter Rolf Harris has been dropped from his Animal Clinic TV series within days of being arrested again over allegations of sexual offences. Th...

Rolf Harris Re-Arrested By Operation Yewtree Police

PA | Posted 05.08.2013 | UK

Veteran entertainer Rolf Harris has been arrested for a second time following further allegations of sexual offences. The 83-year-old from Bray in ...

Was Stuart Hall's Sentence Too Lenient?

PA | Posted 11.07.2013 | UK

Disgraced presenter Stuart Hall - who was jailed for 15 months for a string of sex charges - will see his sentence referred to the Court of Appeal for...

Davidson Re-Bailed Over Allegations Of Sexual Offences

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.07.2013 | UK

Comedian Jim Davidson has been re-bailed until October over allegations of sexual offences, his solicitor said on Wednesday. The 59-year-old, who has ...

Stuart Hall Jailed For 15 Months At Preston Crown Court

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.08.2013 | UK

Updated 17:35, 17 June 2013 - Judge's comments Veteran BBC broadcaster Stuart Hall has been jailed for 15 months after he admitted 14 counts of ind...

Stuart Hall Claimed All Sex Victims Were Liars

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.06.2013 | UK

Disgraced broadcaster Stuart Hall told police that his sex victims were all lying as part of a "vendetta going on against people in the public eye", a...

Memo to Jeremy Irons: Yes, Things Were Different in the '70s. And Thank Goodness They've Changed

Andrea Mann | Posted 11.08.2013 | UK Entertainment
Andrea Mann

The fact is however that as more cases become public, more victims come forward... And their abuse has been real. They weren't what Irons dismisses as "goers". They were young, vulnerable women - children, mostly - who were easy prey for the powerful men who abused them.