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Former Pop Idol judge cleared of sex abuse charges

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Former Pop Idol judge Neil Fox is accused of indecent assault and sexual assault.
Former Pop Idol judge Neil Fox is accused of indecent assault and sexual assault.

Radio DJ Neil Fox has been cleared of sexually and indecently abusing young fans and colleagues, following his trial at Westminster Magistrates' Court.

The former Capital FM host and ex-Pop Idol judge was charged with a string of indecent assault and sexual assault charges in relation to alleged offences that date back to the 1980s, against women and girls as young as 14.

Fox, who lives in Fulham, west London, with his wife and three children, denied eight counts of indecent assault and two of sexual assault dating from 1988 to 2014.