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Jeremy Clarkson: No further police action over 'fracas'

Jeremy Clarkson will face no further police action over his attack on a Top Gear producer at a hotel, North Yorkshire Police said today.

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Simon Cowell backs Clarkson over BBC suspension

Simon Cowell has waded into the row over whether Jeremy Clarkson should keep his job at the BBC.

The X Factor boss told Good Morning Britain: "You know what, I like Jeremy. I mean he has said some stupid things and he knows that and he's apologised.

"But I think what is quite obvious is that the public are behind him, but you know, that's Jeremy."

The Top Gear presenter is due to appear before a disciplinary panel later.

An online petition to reinstate him has now reached more than 800,000 signatures.

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