DJ Neil Fox to go on trial accused of string of sex offences against children

DJ Neil Fox is due to go on trial today accused of a string of child sex offences.

He will appear at City of Westminster Magistrates Court accused of 13 counts of indecent assault and two of sexual touching without consent against victims aged between 13 and 16.

The 54-year-old is alleged to have sexually abused nine girls between 1987 and 2014.

Fox, from Fulham, south-west London, was first arrested in September last year, then again in December and March.

He denies all the charges.

Fox rose to fame presenting the chart show on Capital Radio, and was a judge on Pop Idol between 2001 and 2003 alongside Simon Cowell, Pete Waterman and Nicki Chapman.