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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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Sir Cliff song 'I Still Believe in You' set to enter top 40

Fans of Sir Cliff Richard have been showing their support for the singer this week - with a push to put the veteran singer back in the charts.

Sir Cliff's 1992 hit I Still Believe in You - which reached number seven the first time round - has been flying off the shelves, and according to the midweek charts is now less than 500 copies off the Top 40.

Sir Cliff is set to make a comeback to the charts thanks to supportive fans Credit: PA

It comes after the singer's Berkshire apartment was searched by police as part of investigations into claims he sexually assaulted a young boy at a religious rally in 1985.

He has vehemently denied the allegations.

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