Rolf Harris, who has been taken to hospital amid fears about his health. Harris was jailed for five years and nine months in July 2014 after being found guilty of indecently assaulting four girls.Photograph: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

Convicted paedophile Rolf Harris has been taken to hospital amid fears about his health. The 85-year-old is feared to have fallen ill after gorging on(...)

Rolf Harris, who was convicted last year of indecently assaulting young women and girls, wrote down the lyrics in a letter penned in jail File photograph: Dominic Lipinski/PA

A song in which Rolf Harris reportedly slurs his victims as “slimy little woodworm” has prompted calls for the disgraced children’s entertainer to be (...)

File photograph of Rolf Harris as a “full file” of evidence against the disgraced entertainer has been presented to the Crown Prosecution Service. Photograph: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

A “full file” of evidence against disgraced entertainer Rolf Harris has been presented to the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS), sources said tonight.Th(...)

Rolf Harris was convicted last year of indecent assaults, including one on an eight-year-old autograph hunter. Photograph: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

Disgraced former children’s entertainer Rolf Harris has been stripped of honours in his native Australia. Harris was convicted last year of indecent a(...)

January January 3rd A succession of storms causes major damage, particularly in the west and south. Widespread flooding requires €70(...)

Michael Parkinson: “I think the Cliff Richard case only highlights the feeling there is some kind of witch hunt going on.” Photograph: Brian J Ritchie/Rex Features

Former BBC journalist Sir Michael Parkinson has described the corporation’s handling of the police investigation into singer Sir Cliff Richard as an “(...)

Adults abuse children because they can. They believe their power over others means they will not be caught and punished. Photograph: Thinkstock

The conviction of Rolf Harris is a reminder that child abuse is an abuse of power. The crime persists because perpetrators are not challenged and d(...)

British prime minister David Cameron is facing calls to start an inquiry into allegations that well-known politicians abused children in the 1980s

British prime minister David Cameron is facing calls to start an inquiry into allegations that well-known politicians abused children in the 1980s, af(...)

Rolf Harris arrives for sentencing at Southwark Crown Court in London yesterday accompanied by his niece Jenny Harris. Photograph: Will Oliver/EPA

Rolf Harris has been jailed for carrying out a series of indecent assaults on young women and girls, including an eight-year- old autograph hunter and(...)

Entertainer Rolf Harris (2nd R) walks with his niece Jenny (R) as he arrives for sentencing at Southwark Crown Court in London today. The entertainer will not face a trial over allegations he downloaded sexual images of children. Photograph: Paul Hackett/Reuters.

Convicted paedophile Rolf Harris will not stand trial over allegations that he downloaded sexual images of children, prosecutors said today.Prosecutor(...)