Paul Gascoigne admits harassment of former girlfriend


Former England footballer Paul Gascoigne has pleaded guilty to harassment of his former girlfriend and assaulting a photographer.

The 48-year-old entered guilty pleas at Bournemouth Magistrates' Court to the charges of harassment of Amanda Thomas, assault by beating of the photographer and damaging his glasses worth £200.

The court heard Gascoigne posted a series of abusive Twitter messages about Miss Thomas.