A UK police force missed an opportunity to investigate Jimmy Savile after mishandling a report that he sexually assaulted a woman, a watchdog investigation has found.
At least 22 pupils and one visitor at a school for emotionally disturbed teenage girls in England were the victim of 46 offences of sexual abuse by prolific sex offender Jimmy Savile, according to a police report.
Nine informal complaints were made about paedophile Jimmy Savile at Stoke Mandeville Hospital but none “were either taken seriously or escalated to senior management”, a report into his abuse of 60 victims there has found.
There is clear evidence that senior staff at Stoke Mandeville Hospital in England knew about the abuse of young patients at the hands of Jimmy Savile, a lawyer representing many of his victims has said.
Police have apologised to victims of Jimmy Savile and one of his friends after concluding that officers missed opportunities to properly investigate the two men over alleged child abuse when they were still alive.
A compensation scheme set up for women who say they were sexually abused by television personality Jimmy Savile has been sanctioned by the British Court of Appeal.
Millionaire Jimmy Savile was given a council flat after his “ramshackle” property in Salford was demolished, a rape trial heard today.
The BBC has apologised after a brief clip of disgraced DJ Jimmy Savile was shown during a Top Of The Pops highlights show.
Abuse victims are still frightened of speaking out against powerful people, Jeremy Hunt has warned in the wake of the shocking findings of the investigations into Jimmy Savile.
A British solicitor who represents victims of Jimmy Savile is calling on authorities to "dig deeper" into his activities in Ireland.
The Health Minister says he is "very concerned" about the possibility of Irish victims of Jimmy Savile.
At least 500 victims as young as two were abused by the shamed television presenter Jimmy Savile during his reign as one of the UK's most prolific sex offenders, new research shows.
Newspaper advertisements have been published telling people who claim they were sexually abused by television presenter Jimmy Savile how to apply for compensation.
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.
Victims of Jimmy Savile have called for a single judge-led inquiry into how the former DJ was able to evade justice for so long.
A former BBC driver charged with sex offences as part of the investigation triggered by allegations of abuse against Jimmy Savile has been found dead at his home.
A former driver charged with sex offences as part of the investigation triggered by allegations of abuse against Jimmy Savile has been found dead at his home.
Former British prime minister Margaret Thatcher made repeated attempts to get Jimmy Savile knighted – despite pleas from her concerned aides – it was reported today.
Sexual allegations about 81 BBC staff have been reported since the Jimmy Savile scandal came to light – with almost half still working for the corporation.
Almost half of Jimmy Savile’s victims in his home county – including three people who were just five at the time – were abused in hospitals, according to newly released figures.
Entertainer Rolf Harris has turned to his passion for art to deal with the trauma of being accused of sex abuse, his wife revealed.
Rolf Harris was today named as the veteran entertainer who was arrested by police investigating allegations of sexual abuse following the Jimmy Savile scandal.
DJ Dave Lee Travis has been re-arrested in England over further allegations of sexual offences, sources said.
Top BBC executives denied ever having heard about Jimmy Savile’s sex crimes despite Newsnight host Jeremy Paxman’s claim they were “common gossip”.
Detailed accusations about Jimmy Savile’s sex crimes were censored after viewers tried to post them on a BBC tribute web page after his death.
Thousands of pages of evidence gathered during an inquiry into Newsnight’s decision to drop its Jimmy Savile investigation are set to published today, the BBC has reported.
A 65-year-old man has been arrested by detectives investigating allegations linked to Jimmy Savile and others.
The BBC has apologised after a character from the children’s television show CBeebies appeared dressed as Jimmy Savile.
A support group for sex abuse victims has said it is very likely that Jimmy Savile had sexually abused women and children in Ireland.
Over 50 of Jimmy Savile’s sex abuse victims will seek compensation from the BBC, the NHS, the disgraced TV presenter’s estate and other organisations, their lawyer has said.
The number of victims who fell prey to Jimmy Savile could double, with current figures “a mere drop in the ocean”, a child protection expert in the UK said today.
Jimmy Savile was “one of the UK’s most prolific known sexual predators” who abused children as young as eight across six decades, a chilling report concluded today.
Jimmy Savile was “a prolific, predatory sex offender” who could have been prosecuted for offences against at least three victims while he was alive, two separate reports said today.
Comic Jim Davidson has said he will be “completely exonerated” by a police investigation into allegations he sexually assaulted two women.
British detectives investigating the Jimmy Savile sex abuse scandal will publish a joint report this week, Scotland Yard said today, as it emerged prosecutors had received a file on a man in his 60s.
Comedian Jim Davidson “vigorously denies” allegations made against him by two women, his solicitor said in a statement today.
Two men have been arrested by detectives investigating the Jimmy Savile abuse scandal, Scotland Yard said today.
The Jimmy Savile scandal may not have a big enough effect on social attitudes towards child abuse, a former leading judge in England said today.
Former BBC radio producer Ted Beston has “vehemently denied” historic allegations put to him by detectives investigating the Jimmy Savile sex abuse scandal.
One of the BBC's top news executives resigned today in the wake of a damning report into the BBC's decision to drop a Newsnight investigation into Jimmy Savile's sex abuse.
Two high-profile figures arrested by detectives investigating the Jimmy Savile sex abuse scandal have been rebailed until next year, police said.
A total of 31 allegations of rape have been made against Jimmy Savile so far, police investigating the sex abuse scandal surrounding the late star revealed today.
Former pop star Gary Glitter and a man in his 70s have been re-bailed by police investigating the Jimmy Savile sex abuse scandal.
The latest man arrested by detectives investigating the Jimmy Savile sex abuse scandal has been bailed until January, police said today.
PR guru Max Clifford has said he would try to continue to lead a normal life after being arrested by detectives investigating the Jimmy Savile sex abuse scandal, describing the allegations as "totally untrue".
Max Clifford's lawyer Charlotte Harris said he would assist the police "as best he can with their inquiries'' following his arrest by detectives investigating the Jimmy Savile sex abuse scandal.
PR guru Max Clifford has been arrested by detectives investigating the Jimmy Savile sex abuse scandal.
Chat show host Michael Parkinson has said the BBC made “mistakes” over the Jimmy Savile abuse case, but the real question was why the DJ was given access to schools and hospitals.
Jimmy Savile thought he was “untouchable” and would regularly walk in on vulnerable Broadmoor patients while they were in the bath, it has been claimed.
DJ Dave Lee Travis today denied any wrongdoing after his arrest by detectives investigating the Jimmy Savile sex abuse scandal, stressing that allegations against him had “nothing to do with kids”.
Detectives investigating the Jimmy Savile sex abuse have arrested a man in his 70s.
Jimmy Savile was questioned by police investigating the Yorkshire Ripper murders, a senior officer who worked on the inquiry has revealed.
Women who claim they were abused by Jimmy Savile at a girls’ school were “delinquents” who were “looking for money” by making allegations against the late TV entertainer, their former headteacher has said.
Freddie Starr, who was arrested yesterday by police officers investigating the Jimmy Savile abuse scandal, returned for further questioning today.
An inquiry into the BBC’s “culture and practices” during the era of star presenter Jimmy Savile’s campaign of sexual abuse is to begin today.
Jimmy Savile’s closest relatives today broke their silence to say their “own despair and sadness does not compare to that felt by the victims” who were abused by the late TV presenter.
Dozens of big name stars from the 1960s and 70s have contacted Max Clifford “frightened to death” they will become implicated in the widening Jimmy Savile child abuse scandal, the PR guru has claimed.
'Newsnight' editor Peter Rippon is "stepping aside with immediate effect" while the BBC reviews its response to the Jimmy Savile sex abuse scandal, the corporation said.
The BBC will broadcast a Panorama special examining Newsnight’s decision to drop an investigation into Jimmy Savile’s abuse of children.
Police in Gloucestershire, England, have been contacted by two women who claim they were sexually assaulted by Jimmy Savile, the force said.