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Savile, Leveson and the Olympics: The stories that made the headlines in 2012, Notebook

Savile, Leveson and the Olympics: The stories that made the headlines in 2012

This year has been an interesting one to say the least and we have witnessed a lot. The year the Mayans prophesied we would see the end of the world has certainly been eventful.

By | Notebook, Opinion | Saturday, 22 December 2012 at 4:00 pm

Anti-folk band David Cronenberg’s Wife explore paedophilia on their latest album, Arts

Anti-folk band David Cronenberg’s Wife explore paedophilia on their latest album

Initially it appeared to be just cunning promotional puffery. “Lyrically, not for the squeamish,” warned the introductory email about Don’t Wait to be Hunted to Hide, the third album by the band David Cronenberg’s wife. “If this is you” – the squeamish – “then you will probably want to skip track eight.”

By | Arts, Music | Thursday, 13 December 2012 at 12:40 pm

Jimmy Savile, paedophilia and necrophilia, Notebook

Jimmy Savile, paedophilia and necrophilia

Recent reports about the sexual preferences of Jimmy Savile have not only thrown up allegations of paedophilia but have also hinted that he engaged in other sexual paraphilias such as necrophilia (having sex with corpses).

By | Notebook, Science & Technology | Wednesday, 24 October 2012 at 12:25 pm

Today from i: Lying in state – very public farewells, Notebook

Today from i: Lying in state – very public farewells

Fans of Sir Jimmy Savile paid their respects yesterday as his coffinwas displayed at the Queens Hotel in Leeds ahead of his burial. He joins a list of public figureswho have been granted the honour at their death.

By | Notebook | Wednesday, 9 November 2011 at 12:41 pm

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