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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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Rolf Harris visited Broadmoor 'with Jimmy Savile'

Rolf Harris visited Broadmoor Hospital after receiving an invite from Jimmy Savile, according to The Sun (£).

West London Mental Health NHS Trust, which runs the hospital, confirmed Harris visited Broadmoor once in 1973 but could not verify Savile's involvement.

Broadmoor Hospital in Berkshire is one of the institutions involved in the Jimmy Savile scandal. Credit: PA Wire

The NHS Trust said Harris "was escorted by staff at all times and there is no suggestion of any inappropriate behaviour or incident occurring during the visit."

"We do not have information that would confirm whether Jimmy Savile was involved in the visit or not," it added.

A report into Savile's abuse of patients at the NHS facility released last week revealed the extent of his crimes.

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