Former children"s TV presenter arrested by Savile sex probe detectives "spends Christmas at psychiatric clinic"

Former children's TV presenter arrested by Savile sex probe detectives 'spends Christmas at psychiatric clinic'The star, in his 80s, is staying at a Priory mental health clinic Admitted after suffering stress in the wake of the police probe He was interviewed last month under caution at a London police station | UPDATED: 22:00 GMT, 30 December 2012 Interview: A former children's TV presenter arrested by Jimmy Savile sex probe detectives has 'spent Christmas at a private psychiatric clinic' A TV star questioned by police investigating the Jimmy Savile scandal spent Christmas in hospital amid fears for his mental health. The man, in his 80s, was admitted to a Priory clinic for treatment for acute stress after being told of the allegations against him. The children’s TV presenter, who cannot be named for legal reasons, was interviewed last month under caution as part of Scotland Yard’s Operation Yewtree.

Former BBC presenter "strenuously denies" child sex offences claiming his links to corporation "attracted undue attention"

Former BBC presenter 'strenuously denies' child sex offences claiming his links to corporation 'attracted undue attention' | UPDATED: 18:43 GMT, 30 November 2012 'Irrespective of innocence or guilt, people have judged me before one word has been given in evidence in a court of law,' Mr Souter said outside court this morning A former BBC Radio Norfolk host has appeared court this morning to 'strenuously deny' sexual offences against children. Michael Souter, 59, of Loddon, Norfolk claims his links to the corporation have attracted undue attention. The broadcaster has been charged with 18 offences relating to boys, plus an offence against a man and one against a woman.