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BBC chief quits over ‘shoddy journalism’

BBC director general George Entwistle has resigned after the broadcaster put out a programme denounced by its chairperson as shoddy journalism.

BBC left blushing after falsely labeling politician a paedophile

British broadcaster the BBC has had to backtrack and apologise for airing a film implicating a senior politician in a child sex scandal.

Deep Read: Savile sex scandal spurs soul searching

Jimmy Savile was one of the UK's biggest stars - and, allegedly, its worst sexual predator. Now the nation asks if there was a link between the two.

UK’s Savile ‘took girls on late night hospital trips’

Late British TV star Jimmy Savile, who has been accused of sex abuse, regularly took girls on late night trips to a hospital where he was a volunteer.

BBC inquiry begins as sex abuse scandal grows

An inquiry into the BBC's culture and practices got under way with the corporation reeling from claims of child sex abuse perpetrated by Jimmy Savile.

Gary Glitter arrested in Saville paedophilia investigation

Gary Glitter, who has served two jail sentences for sexual offences, has been arrested in connection with an investigation into TV star Jimmy Saville.

BBC’s blind eye to sexual predation causes furore

The BBC is in the middle of a growing scandal involving a television host who was once one of its highest-profile stars.

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