1. National

Rolf Harris trial: Jury retires to consider verdicts

Jurors in the trial of veteran performer Rolf Harris have retired to consider their verdicts.

The 84-year-old is accused of a string of 12 indecent assaults on four women between 1968 and 1986, all of which he denies.

View all 76 updates ›

Rolf Harris arrives for start of indecent assault trial

Veteran entertainer Rolf Harris has arrived at court where he is due to stand trial over a string of indecent assaults.

The 84-year-old, accompanied by his suited security team and wife Alwen, was ushered into London's Southwark Crown Court shortly after 9am.

Rolf Harris was accompanied by his wife Alwen (left). Credit: Anthony Devlin/PA Wire

Harris is accused of assaulting four girls, the youngest of whom was seven or eight and the oldest 19, between 1968 and 1986, which he denies.

Jury selection is expected to begin today, with the prosecution case set to open later in the week.

More top news