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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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Search under way 'at Sir Cliff Richard's Berkshire home'

Police are currently searching this property in Berkshire. Credit: Pool

Police are currently searching a property in Berkshire in relation to an historical sex offence allegation.

Police pictured arriving at the property. Credit: Pool

Police gained entry to the property at 10am this morning and are expected to end their search at the end of the day.

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