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Gary Glitter, real name Paul Gadd, became the first person to be arrested as part of Operation Yewtree, the investigation launched in the wake of abuse claims against Jimmy Savile.
The 70-year-old was held at his home in central London in October 2012, before being released on police bail, which was extended in March this year.
Former pop star Gary Glitter, real name Paul Gadd, has been charged with eight new sex offences against two girls who were aged between 12 and 13 and 13 and 14 in 1977 and 1979/80.
Prosecutors said they are taking no further action on five allegations made against the 70-year-old by two other people.
Gary Glitter has been accused of six indecent assaults, sex with a girl under 13 and of administering a drug to facilitate sex.
The former glam rock star will appears in court on 19 June.
Former pop star Gary Glitter has been charged with eight new sex offences against two girls.