Pressure mounts on Fifa over Qatar 2022 World Cup

Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has described the allegations surrounding the Qatar World Cup as "shocking" and if proven must provoke a re-run of the bid process.

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Qatar World Cup ethics report 'due in weeks'

A family plays football in Doha, the capital of Qatar. Credit: Frank Rumpenhorst/DPA

Fifa's ethics committee has said it will complete interviews next week with witnesses over alleged corruption in Qatar's bidding for the 2022 World Cup.

“After months of interviewing witnesses and gathering materials, we intend to complete that phase of our investigation by June 9, 2014, and to submit a report to the Adjudicatory Chamber approximately 6 weeks thereafter," the body said in a statement.

"The report will consider all evidence potentially related to the bidding process, including evidence collected from prior investigations.”

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