Veteran broadcaster Stuart Hall is due before Preston Magistrates within the next few minutes. Hall is accused of sexual abuse against girls, the youngest aged 8.
The 82-year-old was arrested at his home in Cheshire, last month. He's already said, through his solicitor, that he denies the charges.
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The boy was found unconscious and in cardiac arrest and was rushed to hospital where he died.
The victim, who was wearing her uniform at the time, was found knocking on doors nearly four hours after she was abducted.
There will be gales across Scotland and northern England this morning, but these will gradually ease through the afternoon.