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Roy Harper charged with child sex offences

Roy Harper has been charged with nine counts of the sexual abuse of a girl, from when she was 12. The offences, committed between 1975 and 1977 in Herefordshire, relate to one victim. The BBC reports that Harper, now in his early 70s, will appear before Hereford Magistrates' court on Monday, after being interviewed by police at Heathrow in February. Further details at BBC.