Stuart Hall faces rape and indecent assault charges


Broadcaster Stuart Hall has appeared in court charged with one count of rape and 14 counts of indecent assault.

The 83-year-old, from Wilmslow, Cheshire, appeared at Preston Magistrates' Court to face the charges.

The charges relate to an alleged rape of a 22-year-old woman and indecent assault of 10 girls aged nine to 16.

The BBC presenter has previously pleaded not guilty to three charges of indecent assault and will face trial over those charges in April.

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