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Savile programme child claim

Jimmy Savile created his TV shows to gain access to children, Mark Williams-Thomas, the child protection expert and criminologist who helped expose the late entertainer as a paedophile, has said.

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Sir Jimmy Savile memorial plague vandalised

A circular gold plaque displayed in Scarborough as a memorial to Sir Jimmy, who had a home in the town, has been subject to a graffiti attack with the words "rapist" and "paedophile"

Authorities in North Yorkshire say they are reviewing security at the cemetery where his headstone was placed, following his death at the age of 84 last year.

A statue of the star has also been taken down in Glasgow.

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