Operation Yewtree

Home Until His Death, Savile's Flat Couldn't Escape His Crimes

The Huffington Post | George Bowden | Posted 19.10.2016 | UK

Jimmy Savile’s home of more than 30 years has been demolished. The disgraced broadcaster’s apartment in the Roundhay Park area of Leeds was his ho...

Watching Channel 4's 'National Treasure'? Get To Know The Cast

The Huffington Post | Rachel McGrath | Posted 20.09.2016 | UK Entertainment

Robbie Coltrane and Julie Walters take centre stage in Channel 4’s latest drama ‘National Treasure’, which tells the story of a popular comedian...

Book Review: When the Music's Over by Peter Robinson

Robert Bradley | Posted 19.07.2017 | UK Entertainment
Robert Bradley

Yewtree will go down as being coined the craze of the 10's. Just as hosting a referendum is the new fad to replace 2013's

"inquiry for this and an inquiry for that! Darling we've ran out of milk, we need to open an inquiry!"
It comes then with no great surprise that crime writer Peter Robinson should bestow his beloved detective Banks with such a folly deal of the historic sex crime.

Child Abuse and Neglect, the State's Failure to Provide Mentors for Our Children in Care

Kevin Godlington | Posted 22.04.2017 | UK
Kevin Godlington

As a former soldier I hear about the military covenant all the time, amongst my friends and colleagues. Its powerful, it tells those who served their country, we care about you. For those who do not know what it is, I will enlighten you...

No, Rolf Harris Probably Doesn't Have Ebola (But He Is In A Stoke Hospital)

The Huffington Post UK | George Bowden | Posted 12.11.2015 | UK

Social media was abuzz on Thursday with reports that disgraced singer-songwriter and convicted paedophile Rolf Harris has been admitted to the 'Ebola ...

Cliff Richard 'Prays For His Accusers Of Historic Sex Offences'

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 15.09.2015 | UK Entertainment

Cliff Richard is praying to God to forgive his accusers of historic sex abuse offences, according to Paul Gambaccini. READ MORE: Cliff Richard Th...

Yes Rolf Harris, We Can Tell What You Are - You Are a Remorseless Child Abuser

Will Black | Posted 14.06.2016 | UK
Will Black

Harris may be released from prison before he dies, but I would suggest his rehabilitation has much further to go if he doesn't recognise that the public sees him as a child abuser first and foremost. He was never much of an artist anyway and nobody wants to listen to a sex attacker smearing his victims.

Rolf Questioned By 'Yewtree' Cops

PA | Posted 05.02.2015 | UK

Entertainer Rolf Harris has been interviewed under caution in connection with the police inquiry set up in the wake of the Jimmy Savile scandal, it wa...

'We're Sorry For Not Catching Jimmy Savile'

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Jack Sommers | Posted 18.12.2014 | UK

Police have apologised to victims of Jimmy Savile after concluding that officers missed opportunities to properly investigate the serial abuser over a...

Paedophile DJ Friend Of Savile Called A 'Monster' As He's Jailed

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Jack Sommers | Posted 11.12.2014 | UK

A DJ friend of Jimmy Savile was branded a "monster" as he was led away from court to begin a 25-year prison sentence for a string of historical sex of...

Lionel 'Won't Work With Children' Out Of Fear Of False Abuse Allegations

The Huffington Post UK | Daniel Welsh | Posted 01.12.2014 | UK Entertainment

Lionel Blair has revealed that he now refuses to work with children, because he’s so afraid of false child abuse accusations being levelled against ...

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 01.04.2015 | 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...