Lord McAlpine has dropped defamation claims against Twitter users with fewer than 500 followers who wrongly named him as a paedophile, instead asking for a donation to the BBC's Children In Need, he said.
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As we move into the weekend, expect things to get rather more unsettled weather-wise - thought it will stay hot and humid for some.
More than 80 prominent Britons, including Boris Johnson, Russell Brand and former Government ministers, urge Obama to release Aamer.
Thundery overnight with a Met Office warning for rain in place for a large swathe of the country. Quite sunny throughout tomorrow.