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 search Sir Cliff's home after historic abuse claims

Officers swooped on Sir Cliff Richard's Berkshire home as part of investigations into an alleged sexual offence which took place during the 80s.

It is claimed the act took place at a rally in 1985 led by American Evangelist Billy Graham, and involved a boy under the age of 16.

Sir Cliff has dismissed the allegation as "completely false", and said he would cooperate fully with the police investigation.

ITV News correspondent Paul Davies has the full story.

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