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Hundreds Of New BBC Abuse Claims

AP | Posted 07.31.2013 | Media

LONDON (AP) — The BBC says 152 new sex abuse allegations have been made since the Jimmy Savile scandal erupted last fall. The broadca...

BBC Broadcaster Hit With Sickening Charges

AP | Posted 01.25.2014 | Media

LONDON (AP) — Police say that a well-known BBC broadcaster has been charged with one count of rape and 14 counts of indecent assault. ...

Horrific Jimmy Savile Report: His Youngest Victim Was 8

Reuters | Posted 03.13.2013 | Media

* Late BBC star suspected of 214 crimes including rape * Savile given knighthood by Queen Elizabeth and Pope * Abuse sta...

Broadcaster Pleads Not Guilty To Child Abuse Charges

AP | Posted 03.09.2013 | Media

LONDON (AP) — A BBC broadcaster has pleaded not guilty to charges of sexually abusing three girls. The charges against the well-known...

Jimmy Savile's Chilling Note To Prime Minister

AP | GREGORY KATZ | Posted 02.26.2013 | Media

LONDON — Classified documents being made public Friday detail how now-disgraced BBC entertainer Jimmy Savile was comfortable at the heart of the...

Jimmy Savile Suspected Of Horrifying Number Of Crimes

Reuters | Posted 02.11.2013 | Media

* About 450 people give info about dead TV presenter * Police say more arrests will follow * Scandal has rocked BBC, dog...

Another Arrest In Jimmy Savile Probe

AP | Posted 02.09.2013 | Media

LONDON — British police on Monday arrested another suspect in the sex abuse probe spurred by allegations against the late BBC entertainer Jimmy ...

BBC Pays Massive Sum To Settle False Abuse Claim

Reuters | Posted 01.15.2013 | Media

* McAlpine angry at being wrongly named as paedophile * Twitter users and bloggers could face legal suit * Wife of parli...

Man At The Center Of BBC Crisis Speaks Out

AP | GREGORY KATZ | Posted 01.15.2013 | Media

LONDON (AP) — The BBC reached a settlement Thursday with the Conservative politician wrongly implicated in a child sex abuse scandal. ...

BBC Marks Milestone Under Cloud Of Scandal

AP | Posted 01.14.2013 | Media

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

BBC Tries To Stop Staff From Talking About Horrible Scandals

AP | Posted 01.13.2013 | Media

LONDON (AP) — The beleaguered BBC is asking its staff to tone down the tweets. Britain's national broadcaster is in crisis over its b...

Top BBC Execs Step Aside Over Scandal

Reuters | Posted 01.12.2013 | Media

LONDON, Nov 12 (Reuters) - The two most senior figures at BBC News stepped aside on Monday a day after the chairman of the broadcast...

BBC Sinks Deeper Into Crisis As Chief Admits Abuse Report Was 'Fundamentally Wrong'

AP | CASSANDRA VINOGRAD | Posted 01.10.2013 | Media

LONDON -- George Entwistle, the director general of the BBC, resigned on Saturday night over a TV program the network had aired that wrongly implicate...