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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Harris admits being 'touchy feely' but denies assault

Rolf Harris at Southwark Crown Court where he denies 12 counts of indecent assault. Credit: Anthony Devlin/PA Wire

Rolf Harris has denied indecently assaulting a young girl while on a family holiday in Hawaii in the seventies.

The veteran broadcaster, 84, told the court he invited the girl along as company for his daughter Bindi.

He is accused of assaulting the youngster twice, once through a towel on the beach.

Giving evidence he admitted hugging the girl and said: "I'm a very touchy feely person."

But asked if he assaulted her, he replied: "No, that didn't happen."

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