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Jimmy Savile abuse claims

Police say Jimmy Savile was a predatory paedophile. They are investigating complaints from alleged victims dating back to the 1950s.

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Savile's Hall renaming

It has been revealed today that Savile's Hall in Leeds is to be renamed as New Dock Hall, as the child sex-scandal surrounding the late presenter continues.

The hall, part of Royal Armouries International, is to be rebranded after bosses said the former DJ's name had become "toxic".

Meanwhile, Newsnight editor Peter Rippon is "stepping aside with immediate effect" while the BBC reviews its response to the scandal. His departure comes just hours before a Panorama special is broadcast, examining Newsnight's decision to drop an investigation into Savile.

We have spoken with Newsnight producer Meirion Jones.

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