BBC Savile review by November

The Pollard Review into Newsnight's dropping of their Jimmy Savile investigation aims to report back in the second half of November.

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Lord Patten: Savile affair an 'appalling tsunami of horror'

The chairman of the BBC Trust Lord Patten has described the Jimmy Savile affair as "an appalling tsunami of horror" which he concedes the BBC is "at the centre" of.

He also admitted to ITV News' UK Editor Lucy Manning that he and other BBC bosses had given misleading statements.

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