“I assumed that the raging energies of curiosity and sensation would be kept in check here. What’s happened to Pat Carey over the last week shows that I was wrong.” Photograph: Alan Betson / THE IRISH TIMES

In August 2014, BBC television broadcast live footage of a raid by South Yorkshire police on the home of a 73-year old man in Berkshire. The home belo(...)

 Cliff Richard who has been re-interviewed by South Yorkshire Police after meeting with officers voluntarily, a spokesman for the star said. File Photograph: David Davies/PA Wire

Singer Cliff Richard, one of Britain’s best-known entertainers, has been questioned again by police investigating allegations of historical sex crime(...)

North Yorkshire police are trawling their records for references to Ted Heath following publication of an image of the former prime minister with suspected paedophile Jimmy Savile. Photograph: PA Wire

A former brothel-keeper at the centre of a child abuse controversy surrounding Sir Edward Heath is to be questioned by British authorities on the matt(...)

A Ferrari 250 GTO from the personal collection of Pink Floyd drummer Nick Mason

When the hammer came down on the black Ferrari 250 GT California, the rise and rise of the celebrity classic car was confirmed. Once owned by James C(...)

File photograph of Jimmy Savile. A police force missed an opportunity to investigate Savile after mishandling a report that he sexually assaulted a woman, a watchdog investigation has found. Photograph: PA

Jimmy Savile could have been investigated while he was still alive, but police mishandled a complaint of sex abuse against him, a report has found.Sus(...)

The review is expected to reveal a culture of ignorance which “protected” Savile. Photograph: PA/PA Wire

Publication of Dame Janet Smith’s report into how Jimmy Savile and Stuart Hall carried out campaigns of abuse over decades at the BBC has been postpon(...)

Jeremy Clarkson  surrounded by media personnel as he leaves his home on a bicycle in London on March 26th. The BBC announced Wednesday that it was dropping. Photograph: Justin Tallis/AFP

Top Gear producer Andy Wilman has denied reports that he has quit the hit show in the wake of Jeremy Clarkson’s sacking.An email he sent to Top Gear s(...)

Jeremy Clarkson leaving his home in London before the announcement that he was being fired from his Top Gear job on the BBBC. Photograph: Daniel Leal-Olivas/PA Wire

Police are investigating threats to kill BBC director-general Tony Hall, reportedly linked to his decision to axe Top Gear presenter Jeremy Clarkson. (...)

 ‘The alleged attacker of Maíria Cahill was ordered into exile by the IRA. So was the alleged attacker of Paudie McGahon.’ Above, BBC Northern Ireland ‘Spotlight’ reporter, Jennifer O’Leary interviewing Paudie McGahon. Photograph: BBC Northern Ireland

In recent Irish history, just two bodies have had the power to order a citizen into exile. No government, no court of law, no official body, however p(...)

Former PR guru Max Clifford. Clifford has reportedly been arrested under Operation Yewtree following fresh  allegations. Photograph: Metropolitan police/PA Wire

Former PR guru Max Clifford has reportedly been arrested over fresh sex allegations.Scotland Yard said a 71-year-old man has been arrested under Opera(...)