- A joint police/NSPCC report into Jimmy Savile says he was "a prolific, predatory sex offender" who abused adults and children on an unprecedented scale over six decades.
- The allegations date from 1955 in Manchester, with the last allegation dating to 2009. One victim was eight years old.
- Director of public prosecutions Keir Starmer apologises for the CPS' "shortcomings" in handling the Savile abuse claims.
- Some 214 crimes were recorded across 28 police force areas, including 34 of rape or penetration, police say.
- Commander Peter Spindler of the Met police: Savile "groomed the nation".
- Department of Health: Report "highlights the shocking scale of offending by Jimmy Savile over five decades and shows the need to learn lessons from his crimes".
- Julian Joyce
- Mario Cacciottolo
Last updated 11 January 2013Share
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