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Savile's £4m estate frozen

The estate of Jimmy Savile has been frozen in response to the mounting sexual abuse claims against the late television and radio star.

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Report: BBC and other institutions facing Savile legal action

The Guardian claims that Jimmy Savile's estate, the BBC and five other institutions including Stoke Mandeville hospital have been issued formal notice that they face legal action from 43 alleged victims of abuse.

Liz Dux, from law firm Russell Jones Walking which is acting for 36 claimants told the paper that "letters before action" have been issued to the executors of the Savile estate, the BBC, Stoke Mandeville, Leeds general infirmary, Broadmoor and another unnamed care institution.

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