Clifford denies assault charges

Publicist Max Clifford denied 11 counts of historic indecent assault on teenage girls. The 70-year-old, from Hersham in Surrey, is accused of charges relating to seven alleged victims, aged from 14 to 19, between 1966 and 1985.

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Media scrum for Max Clifford's court appearance

As Max Clifford arrived at court today where he pleaded not guilty to 11 courts of indecent assault relating to seven women, he was greeted by a media scrum.

The alleged offences relate to seven alleged victims, aged from 14 to 19, between 1966 and 1985.

Speaking outside court, the 70-year-old said: "I'm totally innocent of these allegations and the nightmare continues.

"What I've got to do now is to prove that these allegations are totally without foundation, which I know they are."

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Clifford pleads not guilty to indecent assault charges

The publicist Max Clifford has pleaded not guilty to 11 counts of indecently assaulting seven women.

The charges are historical and date from 1966 to 1985 and the women were aged between 14 and 19 at the time that the offences were allegedly committed.

Max Clifford arriving at court today.

He appeared at Westminster Magistrates Court and on his way in repeated his claims that he was innocent of all charges and would fight in court to clear his name.

Max Clifford arrives at court to face charges

Publicist Max Clifford has arrived at Westminster Magistrates' Court to face charges 11 indecent assaults allegedly committed between 1966 and 1985.

The alleged offences relate to women and girls aged between 14 and 19.

Max Clifford was surrounded by media as he arrived at court. Credit: Jonathan Brady/PA Wire

Clifford, who was arrested under Operation Yewtree in December, strenuously denies the allegations, saying the claims are "completely false."

Operation Yewtree was set up in the wake of the Jimmy Savile scandal and covers three strands: claims against Savile, those involving Savile and others, and those involving others.

Mr Clifford's arrest was unrelated to the Savile investigation.

Celebrity publicist Max Clifford to appear in court

Celebrity publicist Max Clifford is set to appear in court today charged with 11 indecent assaults.

Max Clifford has vowed to clear his name. Credit: Steve Parsons/PA Wire

The charges against the PR guru were allegedly committed between 1966 and 1985.

Clifford, who was arrested under Operation Yewtree, is due to appear at Westminster Magistrates' Court.

The alleged offences relate to women and girls aged between 14 and 19.

The publicist strenuously denies the allegations, saying the claims are "completely false."

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