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Hillsborough tragedy: Families of 96 victims again left grappling for answers after not-guilty verdict
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Hillsborough tragedy: Families of 96 victims again left grappling for answers after not-guilty verdict

Families of the victims of the Hillsborough tragedy must face the reality presented to them by the court: the 96 who died were unlawfully killed, but nobody — most likely — will ever be held responsible for it.

Savile child sex abuse unprecedented
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Savile child sex abuse unprecedented

Detectives have recorded 214 offenses allegedly committed by Savile between 1995 and 2009, including 34 rapes, on victims aged 8 to 47.

Jimmy Savile committed more than 200 sex crimes, says report
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Jimmy Savile committed more than 200 sex crimes, says report

British police say the late entertainer Jimmy Savile committed more than 200 sex crimes over more than half a century, with most victims children and teens assaulted.

BBC celebrates 90th anniversary mired in doubt
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BBC celebrates 90th anniversary mired in doubt

Mired in doubt about its future, the British Broadcasting Corporation is marking the 90th anniversary of its first transmission.

Savile scandal: BBC under pressure to restore trust
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Savile scandal: BBC under pressure to restore trust

he bungling of reports that powerful Britons sexually abused children has thrown one of the largest and most respected broadcasters in the world into a deep crisis.

Jimmy Savile row: Why the BBC should not be shut down
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Jimmy Savile row: Why the BBC should not be shut down

This "crisis" engulfing the world's largest broadcasting organisation needs to be dealt with properly and comprehensively, not hysterically.

Second suspect in Savile case released
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Second suspect in Savile case released

The second suspect arrested in the investigation of alleged child sex abuse by the late BBC entertainer Jimmy Savile and others has been released on bail.

Jimmy Savile sex scandal makes Britons soul search
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Jimmy Savile sex scandal makes Britons soul search

Was this man at the heart of the nation's popular culture or do the conditions that allegedly let him get away with repeated child sex abuse still exist?

UK cops take blame for Jimmy Savile case
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UK cops take blame for Jimmy Savile case

Police commissioner Bernard Hogan-Howe says authorities did not "put together" the various claims against Savile.

UK police arrest man connected to Jimmy Savile case
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UK police arrest man connected to Jimmy Savile case

British police investigating a sex abuse scandal surrounding late BBC television host Jimmy Savile say they have arrested another man connected to the case.

BBC chief faces tough questions over Savile scandal
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BBC chief faces tough questions over Savile scandal

The BBC chief says allegations about decades of sexual abuse by its longtime TV host Jimmy Savile — and the broadcaster's failure to stop him — constitute a "very grave" crisis for the organisation.

BBC reporters air expose on Savile, put bosses on hot seat
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BBC reporters air expose on Savile, put bosses on hot seat

BBC reporters put their own bosses in the hot seat over their role in an expanding pedophilia scandal, airing footage from a previously-unseen expose of Jimmy Savile

BBC to air show about its role in paedophilia scandal
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BBC to air show about its role in paedophilia scandal

The BBC plans to air a show reporting on its own editorial decision to pull the plug on a segment about sexual abuse charges against the late entertainer Jimmy Savile.

Flamboyant former BBC presenter was a paedophile?
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Flamboyant former BBC presenter was a paedophile?

A crisis gripping Britain's BBC deepened on Monday after it emerged a senior producer had warned the broadcaster could be accused of a cover-up when it axed its own expose into alleged sexual abuse by a one-time TV star.