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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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Evans calls for anonymity unless individuals convicted

Former Deputy Commons Speaker Nigel Evans, who was acquitted of a series of sexual assault charges earlier this year, is calling for anonymity of individuals involved in police investigations unless they are convicted, following police searches at the home of Cliff Richard.

Yesterday, police searched a property in Berkshire owned by Sir Cliff in relation to an historical sexual offence allegation.

The performer said in a statement that the allegations were "completely false" and added he would co-operate fully with the investigation.

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