A 59-year-old man has been arrested as part of the Metropolitan Police's inquiry into allegations of inappropriate payments to police and public officials.
The man, a former healthcare worker, was arrested at approximately 6.30am at his home in Merseyside on suspicion of misconduct in a public office, corruption and suspected conspiracy in relation to both those offences.
He is being interviewed at a Merseyside police station and a search of his property is being conducted.
More top news
This evening it'll become largely dry across the UK as the showers in the west gradually die down.
If Jefferson County Fair is anything to go by - Hillary Clinton has her work cut out.
Eleven police officers are under criminal investigation over their handling of child sex abuse allegations against Lord Janner.