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2008-08-21 12:00:08

Paedophile pop star Gary Glitter has returned to Thailand after being refused entry to Hong Kong, the Foreign Office said today. The increasingly farcical situation leaves the disgraced singer in international limbo.

2008-08-20 18:00:08

Disgraced former glam rock star Gary Glitter left prison in Vietnam last night and began his journey back to the UK. Glitter, 64, was driven from jail to Tan Son Nhat airport in Ho Chi Minh and put on a plane to London via Bangkok.

2008-08-20 03:00:18

Former rocker Gary Glitter claimed he was having a heart attack while at the Bangkok airport and refused to board a flight to Britain, the BBC reports. Glitter was on his way from Vietnam, where he spent nearly three years in prison for sexually abusing two girls.

2008-08-04 21:00:19

British pop star and convicted child molester Gary Glitter is to be released from a Vietnamese prison this month, an official said. Glitter, 63, is serving a three-year sentence at the Thu Duc prison in Binh Thuan province for committing obscene acts with two girls, ages 10 and 11.

2006-06-14 20:27:25

HO CHI MINH CITY, Vietnam (Reuters) - Disgraced former British singer Gary Glitter, jailed in Vietnam for sexually molesting children, declared "I'm innocent" when he arrived in court on Thursday to appeal the charges and sentence.

2006-03-02 23:13:23

VUNG TAU, Vietnam (Reuters) - A Vietnamese court jailed British "glam rocker" Gary Glitter to three years in prison on Friday for molesting two young girls.

2006-03-01 20:19:01

VUNG TAU, Vietnam (Reuters) - Disgraced British "glam rocker" Gary Glitter arrived at a communist People's Court in southern Vietnam on Thursday to face charges of molesting two young girls.

2006-02-20 05:18:19

HANOI (Reuters) - British glam rocker Gary Glitter, 61, will go on trial for child molestation in Vietnam on March 2, facing up to seven years in jail, an official said on Monday.

2006-02-20 02:27:57

HANOI (Reuters) - The trial of 61-year-old British glam rocker Gary Glitter for child molestation in Vietnam will be delayed until early March from late February, an official said on Monday.

2006-02-03 00:20:39

HANOI (Reuters) - Vietnam will try 61-year-old British glam rocker Gary Glitter for child molestation in late February, an official said on Friday.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.