Veteran pop star Gary Glitter has denied sexually abusing young girls in a string of attacks at the height of his fame.

The glam rock icon is facing 10 charges relating to alleged assaults on three girls as young as 12 between 1975 and 1980.

London's Southwark Crown Court heard that several of the incidents are alleged to have occurred in the star's dressing room after concerts when parents left children alone with Glitter.

However, the 70 year old - real name Paul Gadd - took the witness stand on Tuesday (27Jan15) to deny abusing the youngsters.

He told the jury his memory is so poor he had to use his own autobiography to help him recall events, but was emphatic that he did not inappropriately touch any underage fans.

When asked by his barrister Sallie Bennett-Jenkins, Qc, "Did you sexually assault any of these young girls?", Glitter replied, "No, I did not."

Glitter denies all the charges against him.

The trial continues.

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