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Cliff Richard 'not charged or arrested' after police interview

Sir Cliff Richard has been interviewed by South Yorkshire Police, his spokesman has said today. He voluntarily met with officers and was not arrested or charged.

The BBC was accused of a "cover up" over its role in the police raid on Sir Cliff Richard's flat, following an allegation of sexual assault.

Director General Tony Hall said BBC journalists "acted appropriately" in their coverage of the police raid on Cliff Richard's flat following a sexual assault allegation.

Sir Cliff has strongly denied any wrongdoing, saying an allegation of an historic sexual assault is false.

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Police finish search of Sir Cliff's home over abuse claim

Police have finished searching Sir Cliff Richard's Berkshire apartment in relation to an historical sexual offence allegation.

South Yorkshire Police officers said a "number of items" have been removed from a property in the Sunningdale area of Berkshire for "further investigation."

The driveway leading to the estate in Sunningdale, Berkshire, which houses Sir Cliff Richard's apartment. Credit: Aisling Ennis/PA Wire

"No one has been arrested and the owner of the property was not present," they reiterated.

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