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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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BBC 'still deciding' Jeremy Clarkson's fate

Jeremy Clarkson's future remains unclear after one newspaper reported that the BBC is on the verge of sacking him.

Jeremy Clarkson's future remains unclear after one newspaper reported that the BBC is on the verge of sacking him Credit: PA

The Top Gear presenter has been left in limbo for two weeks since the corporation announced his suspension following what it described as "a fracas" with producer Oisin Tymon.

A BBC spokesman told ITV News: "No decision has been made. When we have an outcome, we will announce it."

But the Daily Telegraph claimed that the corporation's director general Lord Hall was expected to announce the star's sacking tomorrow after considering an internal investigation.

According to the broadsheet, the inquiry, led by BBC Scotland boss Ken MacQuarrie, concluded that Clarkson verbally abused Mr Tymon for 20 minutes before launching a 30-second physical assault at a luxury Yorkshire hotel.

Senior BBC executives are reportedly attempting to convince Radio 2 Breakfast Show host Chris Evans to take over his role on Top Gear, sources told the newspaper.

But Evans has previously ruled himself out of the running, saying: "I can categorically say I am not and will never be running for office. Please discount my candidacy."

Clarkson left his London flat in a taxi around 4.40pm and when asked if he had heard from the BBC today, he told reporters: "Nothing. Not a sausage."

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