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The University of Bedfordshire has stripped Sir Jimmy Savile of an honorary degree it awarded him for his charity work.
Governors met on Thursday night after more allegations of sexual assault emerged against the Jim'll Fix It star.
They took the decision to rescind the honour which was awarded back in 2009 for his services to the National Spinal Injuries Centre at the Stoke Mandeville hospital. It comes as police confirmed they were investigating around 340 lines of enquiry relating to historic abuse claims.
Detectives in Bedfordshire are appealing for witnesses after an aggravated burglary in Flitwick.
At 10.30pm on Wednesday, two men wearing masks forced their way in to the home through the front door and assaulted the three occupants aged 32, 27 and 21 years.
They then took a wallet containing cash and personal documents and an iPhone4 before leaving the area in a dark vehicle.
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DJ Dave Lee Travis today denied any wrongdoing after his arrest, and stressed that allegations against him had "nothing to do with kids".
DJ Dave Lee Travis has been taken "off air with immediate effect" by radio station Magic AM following his arrest.