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  • Resignation follows report of child sex abuse in English town

    Resignation follows report of child sex abuse in English town
    The numbers are shocking: at least 1,400 children sexually abused over a 16-year period in an English town of less than 300,000 people. Children “raped by multiple perpetrators, trafficked … abducted, beaten and intimidated. There were examples of children who had been doused in petrol and threatened with being set alight.”
  • Britain arrests hundreds of suspected pedophiles

    In a massive national dragnet, British police have arrested more than 600 suspected pedophiles who allegedly accessed pornographic images of children on the Internet, authorities said Wednesday. The sweep comes at a time of heightened sensitivity over...

    BBC Presenter Jimmy Savile Sexually Abused at Least 500 Kids: Report

    LONDON - BBC presenter Jimmy Savile, who died in 2011, sexually abused at least 500 children, a report has claimed. The study, which was carried out by the National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children for the BBC's investigative show...

    Former pop star Gary Glitter charged with child sex offenses

    Former pop star Gary Glitter charged with child sex offenses
    Former British pop star Gary Glitter, famous for his figure-hugging shiny silver all-in-one suits and platform shoes, was charged on Thursday with eight sexual offenses against two teenage girls dating back to the 1970s. Glitter, now 70, whose real...

    New Doctor Who, Peter Capaldi, Set for World Tour

    LONDON -- BBC Worldwide, the commercial arm of the U.K. pubcaster, is to send Peter Capaldi, the actor taking over the lead role in sci-fi series "Doctor Who," on a world tour. Capaldi will be joined by on-screen companion Jenna Coleman and the show's...