Ex-BBC producer cleared in Savile sex abuse probe criticises "over-zealous" police but admits he knew DJ spent night with girl as young as…

'I wouldn't have grassed him up': Ex-BBC producer cleared in Savile sex abuse probe criticises 'over-zealous' police but admits he knew DJ spent night with girl as young as TEN Wilfred De'ath was arrested for sexual assault of actress on November 11The Crown Prosecution Service dropped case against him yesterday Complainant withdrew statement as she was the only one giving evidence De'ath had confronted Savile over night DJ spent with child in hotel 'I said “I think you are living dangerously”.

Jimmy Savile scandal: BBC accused of using licence fee cash to buy the silence of TWENTY women who made complaints

BBC accused of using licence fee cash to buy the silence of TWENTY women who made sex complaintsBBC paid off ex-employees who made complaintsFormer members of staff made to sign 'compromise agreements' Deals gagged victims of sexual harassment and bullyingGroup of at least 20 ex-BBC staff have now made formal complaints . The Respect at Work review was launched by the former director general George Entwistle last October after news emerged that many of Savile's alleged offences took place on BBC premises. The complainants have branded the BBC as hypocrites for imposing the gags whilst proclaiming to be in the process of cleaning up the culture which enabled Jimmy Savile to commit sex crimes without being exposed Speaking at the time, he said: 'The allegations that have arisen in the last few weeks that date back decades have truly shocked me

Head teacher and five staff suspended for locking a knife wielding nine-year-old pupil in a cupboard after HIS parents complain to police

Head teacher and five staff suspended for locking a knife-wielding nine-year-old pupil in the 'naughty cupboard'Child carried blade taken from the kitchen at Revoe Primary in BlackpoolHe was disarmed and put in a lockable 'naughty cupboard' to calm downStaff suspended and police investigating false imprisonment By Martin Robinson PUBLISHED: 12:51 GMT, 26 February 2013 | UPDATED: 14:59 GMT, 26 February 2013 Fury has erupted at a primary school because its headteacher and five others have been suspended after they disarmed a knife-wielding child and shut him in a 'naughty cupboard'. Teachers placed the nine-year-old in a lockable room after he terrorised staff and fellow pupils with a blade he took from the kitchen at Revoe Primary School in Blackpool.

Jimmy Savile"s estate and BBC sued by 31 alleged sex abuse victims

BBC and Jimmy Savile's estate sued by 31 alleged sex abuse victims as lawyer claims the number of potential claimants is 'growing by the day'31 people seek compensation over claims they were molested by DJ By Hugo Gye PUBLISHED: 12:08 GMT, 13 February 2013 | UPDATED: 12:38 GMT, 13 February 2013 A total of 31 alleged sexual abuse victims are suing over claims they were molested by Jimmy Savile, it emerged today.

Award-winning police special quits after misusing force Twitter account to contact gay men

Award-winning police special quits after misusing force Twitter account to contact gay menJames Horton quit his West Midlands Police role after 10 yearsHe resigned just six months after winning a long service awardMr Horton quit before disciplinary proceedings could begin By Steve Nolan PUBLISHED: 10:49 GMT, 7 February 2013 | UPDATED: 14:05 GMT, 7 February 2013 Quit: Head of Dudley District Special Constabulary James Horton, pictured, resigned after allegations that he had misused a force Twitter account An award winning police special who allegedly used a force Twitter account to contact gay men has resigned after volunteering for more than a decade. Head of Dudley District Special Constabulary James Horton, 34, quit following allegations that he had misused the account which was linked to West Midlands Police. Mr Horton, who was head of a team of 70 special constables, resigned before disciplinary proceedings could take place.

Senior university business lecturer arrested on suspicion of supplying cocaine in police sting operation

Senior university business lecturer arrested on suspicion of supplying cocaine in police sting operation PUBLISHED: 20:51 GMT, 30 January 2013 | UPDATED: 06:58 GMT, 31 January 2013 Kristine Lord (left), pictured with her son Christopher, has been arrested A senior university business lecturer has been arrested on suspicion of supplying cocaine. Kristine Lord, 64, has also been suspended from teaching at Southampton Solent University following the arrest

Probe into strict Christian sect school that "shut up" girl pupil for 37 days… for making Facebook page

Probe into strict Christian sect school that 'shut up' girl pupil for 37 days… for making Facebook page School investigated over allegations of child cruelty and failure to teach the National Curriculum Alleged abuse includes the confinement of six pupils who set up a Facebook pageUnder the rules, liasons between pupils and rugby are also banned . The only girl was shut up for the longest number of days and was recorded to have had 37 days off out of a possible 70 [school] days between May 4th and July 22nd [when the school term ended]

Disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong sued by Sunday Times for 1million to recoup libel payout

Disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong sued by Sunday Times for 1million to recoup libel payout Sunday Times wants back the 300,000 they paid him in 2006, plus interestThey claim his original libel action was 'baseless and fraudulent'He is expected to lose out on 30million in sponsorship over next five years | UPDATED: 16:17 GMT, 24 December 2012 Cyclist Lance Armstrong is being sued by Sunday Times for the return of damages it paid him in 2006 Lance Armstrong is being sued by The Sunday Times for more than 1million after it lost a libel action to the disgraced cyclist for printing doping claims now known to be true. The Sunday Times paid Armstrong 300,000 in 2006 to settle a case after it reprinted claims from a book alleging that Armstrong had taken performance-enhancing drugs

Shocking 62% rise in police officers being investigated for corruption

Shocking 62% rise in police officers being investigated for corruption with eight out of ten accused of illegally disclosing information Anti-corruption units are facing a workload of 245 cases every month | UPDATED: 03:10 GMT, 23 December 2012 Record numbers of police officers are being investigated for corruption, a report into police integrity has found. Anti-corruption units across the country are wrestling with a workload of 245 cases every month – a rise of 62 per cent from the year before. Most of the investigations – eight out of ten – involve officers accused of illegally disclosing information to criminals and third parties

Plebgate: Revealed, fabricated, barely literate email that helped to sink Andrew Mitchell

Revealed, fabricated, barely literate email that helped to sink Mitchell: Cameron condemns bid to 'blacken minister's name'Andrew Mitchell demands an inquiry into 'completely untrue' allegations that he called Downing Street officers 'f****** plebs''Three phrases were hung around my neck and used to destroy my career'David Cameron 'furious' at reports an off duty officer tried to 'blacken the name of a Cabinet minister'CCTV footage casts doubt on account in leaked police log | UPDATED: 13:21 GMT, 20 December 2012 Detectives were last night investigating claims of an extraordinary police plot to ‘blacken the name’ of Andrew Mitchell – as a fabricated email sent by a serving officer was made public. The barely literate message helped cost the then Chief Whip his job, despite the fact key sections of it were directly contradicted by CCTV footage viewed by the Cabinet Secretary Sir Jeremy Heywood days later. Crucially, it was sent to Mr Mitchell’s deputy John Randall on the evening of September 20 – the night before details of his ‘Plebgate’ confrontation with police officers in Downing Street were made public by The Sun newspaper