Savile producer denies claims

Ex-BBC radio producer Ted Beston, who was arrested by detectives investigating the Jimmy Savile sex abuse scandal, "vehemently denies" the allegations, his solicitors said. He was arrested by Operation Yewtree officers over alleged sex offences.

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Man arrested at 6:30am this morning

Scotland Yard said they have arrested an eighth man as part of Operation Yewtree:

Officers working on Operation Yewtree have this morning, Wednesday 19 December, arrested a man in his 70s in connection with the investigation.

The man from London was arrested at 06.30hrs on suspicion of sexual offences and has been taken into custody at a south London police station.

The individual falls under the strand of the investigation we have termed 'Savile and others.'

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