A marathon auction of Sir Jimmy Savile's huge collection of mementos and personal belongings has raised around £320,000 for his charities. Three auctioneers worked in relays during the non-stop, almost 13-hour sale which saw the broadcasting legend's Rolls-Royce
go for £130,000, his original, red Jim'll Fix It chair reach £8,500 and hundreds of smaller items go for hundreds of pounds each. Even as the hall emptied towards the end of the sale, a simple Jim'll Fix It badge sold for £2,000 to an internet bidder.
A tireless charity worker, Sir Jimmy is thought to have raised more than £40 million for good causes in his lifetime. He died just before his 85th birthday last year and requested his belongings be sold for charity after his death.
More top news
Leeds United have completed the signing of Polish international Mateusz Klich on a three year contract for an undisclosed fee
A plaque will be unveiled in Sheffield today to mark the 10th anniversary of the devastating floods of 2007.
The supercar - capable of reaching speeds of over 200 miles per hour - sure to be the fastest cab off the rank