Savile report: missed opportunities

Detectives investigating the Jimmy Savile sex abuse scandal are to publish their report later. The joint report, by the Metropolitan Police and the NSPCC, follows hundreds of allegations made against the disgraced TV presenter.

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Savile's sex abuse victims to seek compensation

Over 50 of Jimmy Savile's sex abuse victims will seek compensation from the BBC, the NHS, the disgraced TV presenter's estate and other organisations, their lawyer has said. The scale of the late DJ's campaign of abuse was revealed in a report yesterday.

Savile now has 214 criminal offences, spanning the breadth of the UK, recorded against his name - including 34 rapes. The Department of Health (DoH) and BBC are among a number of organisations embroiled in the scandal and, alongside the late star's estate, could now face substantial payouts.

The DoH and BBC have launched internal investigations into how the entertainer slipped under the radar and was allowed to abuse on such an unprecedented scale.

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Report reveals extent of abuse by Savile

The extraordinary extent of Jimmy Savile's double life as a predatory paedophile has been laid out in black and white today. His youngest victim was an 8 year old boy, he assaulted a teenager in a Yorkshire hospice and his abusing lasted 54 years.

The first report into his decades of abuse was made public with the senior Scotland Yard detective admitting that Savile conned millions and had in fact "groomed the nation".

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