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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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Starr 'prepared to be interviewed' over assault allegations

Comedian Freddie Starr spoke to the media outside his home.

Freddie Starr said that he has "always said from the word go" he is prepared to be interviewed by the police over abuse allegations linked to the Jimmy Savile inquiry.

Speaking outside his home, where he appeared with a young girl, Starr added: "I've always said I want to be interviewed...I've got sick of it am I'm just going to go down there."

The comedian has strongly denied allegations linking him to abuse.

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