Harris was 'flattered' teenage girl 'flirted' with him

Rolf Harris has told jurors he was "flattered" a teenage friend of his daughter's flirted with him before they began a "consensual affair."

The veteran TV presenter said the girl was a "willing participant" and once "instigated a sex act" with him in his car.

ITV's UK Editor Lucy Manning tweeted from court:

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Rolf Harris says flattering daughter's friend flirting with him,heart was thumping. Says I shouldn't have been doing it but she was willing

Harris is accused of 12 counts of indecent assault between 1968 and 1986, all of which he denies.

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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.