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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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Cliff withdraws from charity event after 'false claim'

Sir Cliff Richard has dismissed the historical abuse allegations against him as 'completely false'. Credit: PA Wire

Sir Cliff Richard has withdrawn from a charity event at Canterbury Cathedral on 26 September as he "doesn't want the event to be overshadowed by the false allegation," a spokesman for the singer has said.

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