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5 thoughts of the week: Beard nets on the Bake Off, tyres, Twitter and Cliff Richard
Each week I will use this space to share my five thoughts of the week - the good, the bad and the ugly.
Sat Aug 23, 2014
Cliff Richard's close friend says ''tough''...
Author Michael Thornton, 73, says he doesn't believe the claims Sir Cliff abused a schoolboy at a religious concert hosted by preacher Billy Graham in 1985 Cliff Richard is too strong to let child sex abuse allegations destroy him, one of his closest friends has claimed.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Ipswich Evening Star
Clacton/Suffolk: Man denies grooming schoolgirl for sex
A 72-year-old man was questioned about child sex allegations dating back 40 years after a woman came forward following publicity arising out of the Jimmy Savile child sex abuse scandal, a court has heard.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Ex-rescue volunteer escapes jail
A former volunteer with the Mourne Mountain Rescue team has narrowly escaped being sent to jail after he admitted sexually assaulting two young boys over three decades ago.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Child abuse scandal raises disturbing questions about UK establishment
Beginning his working life in the aviation industry and trained by the BBC, Tony Gosling is a British land rights activist, historian & investigative radio journalist.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
Fury as BBC tributes to Jimmy Savile posted with Robin Williams' 'suicide' reports
BBC bosses have refused to apologise after a tribute story to paedophile Jimmy Savile appeared second on a list of 'most popular' stories on its website - below coverage of the death of Robin Williams.
Safeguarding Children Entails Creating A Safe School Culture
The accreditation for the learning scheme was modified earlier in February 2014.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
Mansfield and Ashfield Chad
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Jimmy Savile performed sex acts on the dead
British light-entertainment legend Jimmy Savile's exposure as a prolific child abuser was a shock to the nation--at least the part of it that wasn't in complicitous denial about it.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
New book reveals life and lies of Jimmy Savile
MARK COLVIN: The early 60s famously threw up a sexual and cultural revolution which produced some heroes, but also, as it turned out, some monsters.An example: the presenters of The Beatles' Christmas concerts in 1963 and 1964 were two men called Rolf Harris and Jimmy Savile.
Sat Aug 02, 2014
Princess Diana and Jimmy Savile revelations in new book leave Prince Charles 'furious'
The Queen's ex-Press Secretary Dickie Arbiter is set to reveal secrets about Charles' relationship with Diana and 'concerns' over the paedophile DJ's behaviour The Queen's ex-Press Secretary Dickie Arbiter is set to reveal secrets about Charles' relationship with Diana and the breakdown of two other royal marriages.
Thu Jul 31, 2014
The Daily Beast
Child Sex Charge Against Philip AideBy Tom Sykes
A 79 year-old former equerry to Prince Philip is the latest pensioner to be charged with alleged historic sex crimes A 79 year-old former aide to Prince Philip has become the latest pensioner to be charged with historic sex attacks as the fallout from the Jimmy Savile scandal continues to provoke police investigations in the UK.
Wed Jul 30, 2014
Jimmy Savile charity 'to challenge victims compensation scheme'...
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Tue Jul 29, 2014
Former Blackburn teacher jailed for sexually assaulting pupils
THE victim of a teacher who indecently assaulted three boys on school trips has criticised his three-year jail term as too 'lenient'.