Prominent celebrity publicist Max Clifford has been charged with 11 counts of indecent assault, British officials said Friday.Full story
LONDON (Reuters) - The BBC on Thursday named a former journalist who runs the Royal Opera House to lead the broadcaster and restore public faith after sex abuse scandals tarnished the reputation of one of Britain's most treasured institutions. Full story
After being accused of covering up former BBC star Jimmy Savile’s sexual abuse, the BBC falsely reported that a Margaret Thatcher-era politician had sexually abused children, leading to the resignation of the network’s chief and the arrest of a former producer. NBC’s Michelle Kosinski reports.
British entertainer Sir Jimmy Savile arrives at the unveiling of a new monument, commemorating the fighter pilots who fought in the Battle of Britain 65 year ago, on the Victoria Embankment in central London, September 18, 2005. REUTERS/Paul Hackett
FILE â€“ JANUARY 11, 2013: The Metropolitan Police and the NSPCC will today release a joint report on the Jimmy Savile abuse scandal, detailing the scale of sexual abuse carried out by the disgraced television presenter. SOUTHAMPTON, UNITED KINGDOM - OCTOBER 11: Sir Jimmy Savile attends the naming
Nick Pollard, author of a report on the BBC's treatment of a story on Jimmy Savile, speaks next to BBC Trust chairman Chris Patten during a news conference at New Broadcasting House in London December 19, 2012. The BBC did not put pressure on its flagship news show to drop a sex expose into Jimmy S