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Disgraced TV star Rolf Harris cleared of further sex offences
Harris has previously been found guilty on sex charges.
Rolf Harris to be charged with seven counts of indecent assault
The new charges relate to seven complainants aged between 12 and 27.
Prosecutors examine new set of sex abuse allegations against Rolf Harris
The 85-year-old is already serving a five year jail term for sexually assaulting several girls.
BBC to make film about child sex abuse survivors following Savile revelations
The documentary will give a voice to those affected by child sexual abuse over the last 50 years.
Gary Glitter will spend up to 16 years in jail
The former glam rocker was convicted of the attempted rape and sexual assault of three schoolgirls.
Ex-BBC DJ David Lee Travis guilty of indecent assault after retrial
Travis was convicted of one charge and cleared of another after a retrial in London.
Are gardaí investigating Savile's activities in Ireland? They're staying tight-lipped
A solicitor who represented a number of Savile’s victims said that Ireland needs to “dig deeper” with its investigations.
Rolf Harris sentenced to 5 years and 9 months in prison
The veteran broadcaster was sentenced at a London court this morning.
More people who say they were abused by Rolf Harris have come forward
Rolf Harris is due to be sentenced on Friday after being found guilty of 12 counts of indecent assault.
Freddie Starr will not be prosecuted over allegations of sexual offences
The 71-year-old was arrested in relation to sexual offences according to 13 alleged victims.
WATCH: Max Clifford creeps up behind Sky News correspondent
Clifford was today convicted of eight counts of indecent assault.
Freddie Starr arrested for fourth time in UK sex abuse probe
Starr’s lawyer said today that he plans to file a High Court application for judicial review over the conduct of the police and the Crown Prosecution Service.
Rolf Harris denies child sex abuse charges in court appearance
In all but one of the four cases, the alleged victims were under 16, with one charge relating to a girl who was only seven or eight
Rolf Harris to face three more sexual abuse charges
One of the new charges involves a girl who was under the age of nine at the time.
BBC broadcaster rebailed in Operation Yewtree investigation
Paul Gambaccini and another man have both been rebailed today.
BBC broadcaster Paul Gambaccini arrested under Operation Yewtree
The broadcaster had been questioned by police earlier this week.
Autopsy due after BBC chauffeur accused of child sexual abuse found dead
David Smith was found dead in his home after he failed to turn up to court in London on Monday.
More indecent assault charges for DJ Dave Lee Travis
The 68-year-old former BBC presenter already faces eleven charges spanning a period between 1977 and 2007.
Rolf Harris appears in court on child sex charges
The 83-year-old TV presenter faces nine charges relating to indecent assault and four of making indecent images of children.
Rolf Harris charged with 13 child sex offences dating from 1980 to 2012
The entertainer was charged with nine counts of indecent assault and four counts of making indecent images of a child.
Column: Why is only sexual abuse involving physical violence deemed ‘real’?
Former newspaper tycoon Eddy Shah’s has claimed some underage girls are to blame for their own sexual abuse, highlighting the persistence of the ‘she was asking for it’ narrative, writes Clíona Saidléar.
Rolf Harris 'arrested on suspicion of sexual offences'
An 82-year-old man was re-arrested today by police as part of Operation Yewtree.
Max Clifford pleads 'not guilty' to 11 charges of indecent assault
The publicist to the stars appeared in court this morning, charged in relation to incidents that allegedly occurred between 1966 and 1985.
Update: Max Clifford charged with 11 counts of indecent assault
Publicist Max Clifford has been charged with carrying out the offences between 1966 and 1985. He has issued a statement about today’s decision.
Officers in Jimmy Savile investigation arrest 82-year-old
The suspect has been bailed until a date in May.
Two more men arrested in Savile sex abuse inquiry
So far, police have arrested 10 men in connection with thousands of complaints made against former BBC presenter, Jimmy Savile.
Man in his 60s arrested in Savile probe
The man, who has not been identified, is the sixth person arrested as part of the Scotland Yard investigation into sexual abuse in the 1970s.
Detectives question man in his 80s in Jimmy Savile probe
The man from Berkshire, England was interviewed under caution on suspicion of sexual offences.
New York Times in spotlight as ex-BBC chief takes reins
Mark Thompson assumed his new role at The New York Times today amid questions about whether the crisis engulfing the BBC would spill over to the US news organisation.
Man arrested and bailed in Jimmy Savile inquiry
The man being questioned is in his 70s.
Freddie Starr grilled again in UK sex abuse probe
The comedian was initial arrested and bailed yesterday but was brought in for questioning again today by Scotland Yard.
Freddie Starr arrested by police investigating Jimmy Savile case - reports
London Metropolitan Police arrested a man in his 60s earlier this evening on suspicion of sexual offences connected to the Savile investigation.
Gary Glitter released on bail
The former singer has been released on bail after being arrested in connection with child abuse allegations as part of investigations into Jimmy Savile.
Gary Glitter arrested in Jimmy Savile abuse investigation
The former rocker, real name Paul Gadd, was arrested this morning and is in custody at a London police station.
Jimmy Savile: Police dealing with alleged abuse on an unprecedented scale
The TV man has also been described as possibly “one of the most prolific sex offenders the NSPCC has ever come across.”