Rolf Harris jailed for five years and nine months

Veteran entertainer Rolf Harris has been sentenced to five years and nine months in prison for indecently assaulting four girls over a near 20-year period. One of his victims told ITV News he was a "nasty man" who took advantage his position.

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Rolf Harris tributes 'could be removed' in Australia

Tributes to Rolf Harris could be torn down in his home state of Western Australia as police consider new allegations against the disgraced entertainer.

The lord mayor of Perth - the capital of Western Australia - said the council will consider removing a plaque to Harris that is inlaid in the city's main road.

Rolf Harris pictured at the National Portrait Gallery in Canberra, Australia, in December 2008. Credit: ALAN PORRITT/AAP/Press Association Images

Lord Mayor Lisa Scaffidi told Fairfax radio: "I can't say until the council decision is made but the general feeling around the place is that we don't accept those kind of offences.

"It's a very sad issue and something we need to deal with."

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