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Rolf Harris indecent assault conviction overturned

Former entertainer Rolf Harris has had one of 12 indecent assault convictions overturned by the Court of Appeal. Three judges in London ruled the conviction was “unsafe”. But they dismissed applications by Harris, 87, to challenge the other 11 convictions. There will be no retrial on the one conviction quashed. The Australian-born TV presenter was jailed in 2014 for 12 indecent assaults, relating to four girls between 1968 and 1986. He was jailed for five years and nine months and has since been released from that sentence. Harris was not ...

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Rolf Harris released from Stafford Prison

Rolf Harris has been released from Stafford Prison. The TV entertainer is currently on trial on four counts of alleged indecent assault against three teenagers between 1971 and 1983 – but has been appearing via video link. Mr Harris, who denies all charges, will attend the trial at Southwark Crown Court in person from Monday. Jurors have already been told that Mr Harris, 87, was convicted and sentenced following a trial in 2014. The current trial, which began on 15 May, is not sitting on Friday. Let’s block ads! (Why?) ...

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Rolf Harris trial: Ex-TV star cleared of sex assault charges

Former TV star Rolf Harris has been cleared of three sex assault charges. The jury at Southwark Crown Court failed to return a verdict on four other counts. Harris, who found success with novelty pop hits and on children’s TV, made no reaction when the not guilty verdicts were read out. The 86-year-old is currently in jail after a 2014 trial saw him convicted of 12 sex offences against four females, including a girl under 10. After deliberating for just under a week, the jury found Harris not guilty of ...

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