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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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Harris to lose honours after indecent assault conviction

Rolf Harris will be stripped of his honours after being found guilty of indecent assault.

Rolf Harris was awarded his CBE in 2006. Credit: PA Wire

Harris will lose his CBE that he was awarded by the Queen in 2006, as well as the Bafta Fellowship he received two years ago.

"The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) has made the decision to annul the BAFTA Fellowship bestowed upon Rolf Harris in 2012 following his conviction," a spokesman confirmed.

The final decision to revoke an honour from Buckingham Palace must be made by the Queen - who first awarded the presenter an MBE in the late 1960s, followed by an OBE before a CBE.

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