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Alleged Dave Lee Travis victim to give evidence

Dave Lee Travis. Credit: PA Images

Another alleged victim of veteran DJ Dave Lee Travis is expected to give evidence against the former Radio 1 favourite today.

Travis, 68, denies 13 indecent assaults and one sexual assault, dating back to 1976 and the height of his fame.

The trial at London's Southwark Crown Court has heard evidence from alleged victims who have pointed to Travis's supposed "campaign of sexual assault" and a casual attitude among broadcasting bosses to dealing with complaints against him.

Yesterday, women gave evidence anonymously - out of Travis's view - when they spoke of his "lechy" behaviour, wandering hands, and "strong, old" cologne.

One woman also described how she was allegedly abused by Travis when she was 15, the veteran DJ apparently telling her she had "the biggest boobs" he had ever seen when the "starstruck and naive" teenager attended a Showaddywaddy concert in Gloucestershire.

And the chart-toppers' former frontman Dave Bartram also appeared in court, giving evidence for barely ten minutes when he recalled the gig - at which Travis apparently stormed on stage to play percussion for the band as part of a jape.

Earlier this week a former announcer for BBC Radio 4 recalled how Travis fondled her breasts while she was making an on-hour announcement for its flagship Women's Hour show.

Another spoke of apparently having to be separated from the defendant after she called him a pervert following an alleged assault.

The alleged offending includes when he was working as a BBC DJ, as a broadcaster with Classic Gold radio, while appearing on Top Of The Pops, and when starring in panto.

Travis, from Buckinghamshire, is charged with 13 counts of indecent assault dating back to 1973 and as recently as 2003. He is also accused of sexual assault in 2008.

He denies all charges.

Video: Footage of raging Newport Pagnell fire

Firefighters have launched an investigation into a blaze which destroyed a warehouse in Newport Pagnell yesterday.

Buckinghamshire Fire and Rescue were still at the scene this morning damping down the site in the Renny Road area of the town.

The structure of the building has yet to be made safe, but fire officers have begun to question dozens of eyewitnesses in a bid to identify its cause.

Click below to watch Olivia Paterson's full report which includes viewers footage of the fire:

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Fire crews continue to damp down warehouse following huge fire

Pictures of the warehouse after the fire.

Fire crews are still damping down at the scene of a major fire at a warehouse in Newport Pagnell in Buckinghamshire.

The blaze broke out yesterday afternoon and at its height more than 60 firefighters were tackling the flames. An investigation into the cause of the fire is now underway.

Dave Lee Travis trial to hear further witnesses

Court artist sketch by Elizabeth Cook of DJ Dave Lee Travis at Southwark Crown Court in London. Credit: PA Images

Former colleagues and alleged victims of veteran DJ Dave Lee Travis are expected to give evidence against the former Radio 1 favourite today.

Travis, 68, denies 13 indecent assaults and one sexual assault, dating back to 1976 at the height of his fame.

The trial at London's Southwark Crown Court has heard evidence from alleged victims who have pointed to Travis's alleged "campaign of sexual assault" and a casual attitude among broadcasting bosses in dealing with complaints against him.

Yesterday, women gave evidence anonymously - out of Travis's view - when they spoke of his "lechy" behaviour, wandering hands, and "strong, old" cologne.

One witness, a former announcer for BBC Radio 4, claimed Travis fondled her breasts while she was making an on-hour announcement for its flagship Women's Hour show.

Another recalled apparently having to be separated from the defendant after she called him a pervert following an alleged assault.

The alleged offending includes when he was working as a BBC DJ, as a broadcaster with Classic Gold radio, while appearing on Top Of The Pops, and when starring in pantomime.

Travis, from Buckinghamshire, is charged with 13 counts of indecent assault dating back to 1973 and as recently as 2003. He is also accused of sexual assault in 2008.

He denies all the charges.

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Investigations continue into large warehouse fire in Newport Pagnell

More than 60 firefighters tackled the blaze. Credit: Charlie Wooding

An investigation is underway into what caused a warehouse in Newport Pagnell in Buckinghamshire to catch fire.

More than 60 firefighters were called to the blaze at Renny Park Road yesterday afternoon. Witnesses said they heard an explosion before flames were seen.

Sixty firefighters tackle huge fire in Newport Pagnell

Warehouse fire in Newport Pagnell. Credit: Charlie Wooding

Sixty firefighters are trying to bring a massive warehouse fire under control in Newport Pagnell, Buckinghamshire.The alarm was raised shortly before 2pm today that a fire had broken out in the building.

Fire crews from Newport Pagnell, Olney, Broughton, Bletchley, Great Holm, Buckingham, Aylesbury, Dunstable, Princes Risborough and Woburn were called to the scene.Residents are advised to keep their doors and windows shut.

There have been no reported injuries.

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