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article 25 August 2015
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Former Tory MP Harvey Proctor denies child murder claims

Harvey Proctor says he is "completely innocent" of gruesome allegations that he murdered boys as part of a Westminster paedophile ring  and says police are pursuing a witch hunt.

article 26 February 2015 UK
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Jimmy Savile was 'evil, cruel, frightening' - rape victim

Raped by Jimmy Savile when she was a vulnerable teenage patient at Stoke Mandeville hospital, "Anne" describes how he changed in an instant from "cuddly" TV persona to a terrifying predator.

post 26 February 2015
Read more from Victoria Macdonald on her blog Savile's offending in NHS 'scarcely credible'

The story of Jimmy Savile's offending in NHS hospitals is unusual to the point of being scarcely credible. That is the opening line from Kate Lampard's report.

article 26 February 2015 UK
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Stoke Mandeville staff 'told of Jimmy Savile abuse'

Senior management at Stoke Mandeville hospital knew about the abuse of young patients at the hands of Jimmy Savile, a lawyer representing many of the victims claims.

article 11 December 2014 UK
Ray Teret outside court
Savile's friend Ray Teret jailed for 25 years

Former DJ and close friend of Jimmy Savile, Ray Teret is jailed by a court in Manchester after being found guilty of a string of historical sex offences against 11 women.

article 11 November 2014 UK
The Wanless review of the Home Office's handling of child sex abuse allegations is one of many inquiries launched recently. Here are the others, from Savile and Cyril Smith to Rochdale and Rotherham.
Confused by all those child sexual abuse inquiries?

The Wanless review of the Home Office's handling of child sex abuse allegations is one of many such inquiries. Here are the others, from Savile and Cyril Smith to Rochdale and Rotherham.

post 01 July 2014
Read more from Jon on Snowblog How Savile and Harris must have haunted their victims

I have already described how I was abused as a child - but my abuser did not haunt me because, unlike Jimmy Savile and Rolf Harris, he was not constantly in the public eye.

article 30 June 2014 UK
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Darshna Soni by Rolf Harris guilty on 12 counts of indecent assault

TV personality Rolf Harris, found guilty on 12 charges of indecent assault against four girls, tried to charm the court during his trial. But the prosecution said a demon lurked beneath that charm.

article 26 June 2014 UK
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Victoria Macdonald by How Jimmy Savile abused hospital patients aged five to 75

Jimmy Savile subjected hospital patients to "truly awful" sexual abuse for more than four decades, a series of chilling reports reveals.