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Davidson denies new sex claims

Comedian Jim Davidson 'vigorously denies' new sex offence claims made against him, his solicitor has said. The 59-year-old was bailed after being re-arrested over fresh allegations of sexual offences.

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Jim Davidson released on bail until May

Former Generation Game and Big Break host Jim Davidson has been released on bail until May.

Davidson was originally arrested on January 2 in west London, along with a 53 year old who was held in Hampshire. The unnamed 53 year old has also been released on bail until May.

Jim Davidson pictured earlier this month. Credit: Nigel French/EMPICS Sport

Last week DJ Dave Lee Travis was re-arrested after further allegations were made to Operation Yewtree detectives.

Speaking outside his home in Bedfordshire, the 67-year-old insisted his "conscience is clear" and again denied any wrongdoing.

So far 11 people have been arrested under Operation Yewtree, the investigation prompted by the Jimmy Savile sex abuse scandal.

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