Prosecution case due to open in Rolf Harris trial

The prosecution case in the trial of veteran entertainer Rolf Harris for a string of alleged indecent assaults is due to open in court today.

A jury of six men and six women was sworn in at Southwark Crown Court yesterday, along with three extras - two men and one woman - in case there are any issues that prevent the existing jurors hearing the case.

Rolf Harris pictured leaving Southwark Crown Court following jury selection earlier this week.
Rolf Harris pictured leaving Southwark Crown Court following jury selection earlier this week. Credit: Anthony Devlin/PA Wire

Harris, 84, is accused of indecently assaulting four alleged victims - the youngest of whom was seven or eight and the oldest 19 - between 1968 and 1986.

The entertainer has denied all charges against him.

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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.