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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.

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Trial hears of 'persistent pattern of sexual offending'

Concluding her prosecution opening, Sascha Wass QC described "a persistent pattern of sexual offending by Rolf Harris over a 25-year period."

Rolf Harris leaving Southwark Crown Court today. Credit: Pool

The case was adjourned until Monday morning when the first witness is expected to give evidence.

The entertainer has denied all charges against him.

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