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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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Rolf Harris showed 'no interest' in alleged teen victim

Rolf Harris showed "no interest" in a girl he allegedly molested from the age of 13 and would "run away" when his daughter's teenage friends were together, London's Southwark Crown Court has heard.

Joanne Charles, a friend of the 84-year-old's daughter Bindi, said that when he gave her one of his bear hugs it was like her father embracing her.

Asked by Mr Harris' lawyer whether she remembered the entertainer ever showing any interest in the alleged victim, Ms Charles replied: "No, I don't."

"When we were all together, I think we were too loud and too giggly and Rolf used to run away from the noise and the giggling. I think he thought we were all a bit too giggly, silly."

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