Metropolitan Police handout photo of Gary Glitter (70), real name Paul Gadd, who has been convicted of one count of attempted rape, four counts of indecent assault and one count of sexual intercourse with a girl under the age of 13. Photograph: Metropolitan Police/PA Wire.

Former glam rock singer Gary Glitter is facing life in prison after being found guilty of a string of historic sexual abuse offences against three you(...)

Former pop star Gary Glitter, real name Paul Gadd, arrives at Southwark Crown Court in London, where his trial over historic sex abuse charges dating back to 1970s continues. Photograph: Philip Toscano/PA Wire

Former glan rock star Gary Glitter broke down in tears as he tried to explain to jurors why he had been in possession of child pornography images. Sob(...)

A file image of British singer Paul Gadd, also known as Gary Glitter. Glitter’s trial  over alleged sex offences against three girls has been adjourned on Tuesday. Photograph: Reuters

The trial of former pop star Gary Glitter, who is accused of a string of historic sex offences against three girls, has been adjourned.The 70-year-old(...)

A store star is born: Conor Pope goes to work in Arnotts for the day. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

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File photo f Gary Glitter, who is to be charged with eight sexual offences relating to girls aged between 12 and 14, the Crown Prosecution Service said. Photograph: Barry Batchelor/PA Wire

Former pop star Gary Glitter is to be charged with eight sexual offences involving underage girls, London’s Crown Prosecution Service has announced.G(...)

Who needs a hit album when you have other stuff to flog? Madonna is the biggest earning musician of 2013

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Barbara Hewson has caused a controversy over comments in an article about the age of consent

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 Rolf Harris officially unveils his oil portrait of Queen Elizabeth II at The Queen's Gallery in Buckingham Palace in December 2005. Photograph:  Chris Jackson/Getty Images

Rolf Harris was today named as the veteran entertainer who was arrested by police investigating allegations of sexual abuse following the Jimm(...)