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Rolf Harris released from prison

Disgraced entertainer Rolf Harris has been released from prison, jail staff have confirmed.

The Australia-born former television star, 87, was released from HMP Stafford this morning.

It means Harris will be able to appear in person, on bail, when his indecent assault trial resumes on Monday at Southwark Crown Court.

He has previously appeared at the trial via video link from prison.

He faces trial on four sex offence charges, involving the indecent assault of three teenage girls between 1971 and 1983.

One of the counts centres on allegations that he touched a 13-year-old girl's breast after filming a children's TV programme and asked her: "Do you often get molested in a Saturday morning?"

He is also accused of twice groping a third girl, aged 16, after being paid £100 to appear on ITV celebrity show Star Games - telling her she was "a little bit irresistible", the court heard.

The jury has been told Harris was previously convicted and sentenced for other offences in 2014.