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Jurors at the trial of Dave Lee Travis have been urged to forget about his fame and treat him as a "normal member of the public", during the prosecution's closing speech. He denies 13 charges of indecent assault and one of sexual assault.

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Nude model: Dave Lee Travis was 'very professional'

Dave Lee Travis denies 13 indecent assaults and one sexual assault. Credit: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire

A women who modelled for DJ Dave Lee Travis said he was "very professional" when he took naked pictures of her at his house, London's Southwark Crown Court has heard.

Elisabeth Birks said she met Travis at a charity event and he asked if he could take photos of her after he saw that she had interesting tattoos.

She subsequently visited the DJ's home with her husband for the photo session.

Ms Birks said:"He just made me feel very comfortable...Dave was very professional about it."

Asked if he ever did anything inappropriate, Ms Birks said: "No, not at all.

"I felt comfortable for the whole thing. "Everything was fine", he added.

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