Tuesday, April 21, 2015   

Retrial for British broadcaster Travis on sex assault charge
(02-24 20:17)

Veteran British radio and television personality Dave Lee Travis will appear in court again in March despite being cleared of a dozen counts of indecent assault earlier this month.
Although the jury in that case found the 68-year-old innocent of a series of alleged assaults against young women, it failed to reach a decision on one count of indecent assault and another of sexual assault.
Prosecutor Miranda Moore told London's Southwark Crown Court that officials want a retrial on the two outstanding counts.
Travis is a radio DJ and former host of TV music show “Top of the Pops.''
Speaking after he was acquitted of most of the counts on February 13, Travis said he had experienced “a year and a half of hell.''—AP
Other World breaking news:
Abe makes offering to Yasukuni shrine (16 mins ago)
Ethiopian named as migrant trafficking kingpin, traffickers charged US$4,000-plus for death voyage (32 mins ago)
93 rescued from battered wooden boat near Greek island (36 mins ago)
Italian prosecutors say migrants locked in sunken vessel’s hold (40 mins ago)
Tunisian faces murder rap for migrant death voyage to Italy (47 mins ago)
At 600km per hour, Japan's maglev clocks up speed record (53 mins ago)
Australia secretly screened out Vietnamese at sea, UN reveals (1 hr 9 mins ago)
Australia tells Europe to get aggressive: stop the migrant boats (1 hr 13 mins ago)
Italy-bound migrants reach safety (1 hr 52 mins ago)
Italians haul in migrant boat survivors (2 hrs 1 min ago)

More breaking news >>

© 2015 The Standard, The Standard Newspapers Publishing Ltd.
Contact Us | About Us | Newsfeeds | Subscriptions | Print Ad. | Online Ad. | Street Pts


Home | Top News | Local | Business | China | ViewPoint | CityTalk | World | Sports | People | Central Station | Spree | Features

The Standard

Trademark and Copyright Notice: Copyright 2015, The Standard Newspaper Publishing Ltd., and its related entities. All rights reserved.  Use in whole or part of this site's content is prohibited.   Use of this Web site assumes acceptance of the
Terms of Use, Privacy Policy Statement and Copyright Policy.  Please also read our Ethics Statement.