Cliff Richard: BBC 'smeared' his reputation

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16 April 2018 15:47:51 CNN.com - RSS Channel - Regions - Europe

British singer Cliff Richard broke down while giving evidence to a High Court judge Friday, saying the BBC had "smeared" his name, according to Britain's Press Association. Full article on Cliff Richard: BBC 'smeared' his reputation

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Cliff Richard returns to the spotlight

2.0680852 02 November 2016 06:13:14 timesofmalta.com

Cliff Richard has made an energised return to the spotlight and Stephen Hawking quipped about the complexities of Brexit at an awards ceremony dedicated to the country’s unsung heroes. The singer and theoretical physicist were among the eclectic list of figures who turned out at the 18th Daily Mirror’s Pride of Britain Awards. The glittering annual ceremony was hosted by Carol Vorderman at central London’s Grosvenor House, with awards spanning categories including special recognition, emergency services, child of courage and TSB community partner. As he walked the red carpet, Richards said he was “bounding with energy” to be making his major first television appearance since an investigation into child sex allegations was dropped. The 76-year-old veteran singer, who has launched legal action against the BBC and South Yorkshire Police for alleged collusion in the case, retreated from public life during the two-year probe that saw albums and a biography postponed. He said: “When you go through something like the last two years in my life, you realise how lucky you are really. That’s just a blip in my life, really.” Later taking to the stage to present an award, Richards said the...

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BBC statement regarding Sir Cliff Richard (BBC - British Broadcasting Corporation)

1.9342088 21 June 2016 19:55:38 WN.com - Africa News

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Cliff Richard raid: The BBC’s breaking news dilemma

1.7234043 07 September 2014 19:32:29 WN.com - World News

The BBC 'acted perfectly properly' in its Cliff Richard coverage, said Keith Vaz, Photograph: Andrew Matthews/PA Shock, horror – select committee chairman tells BBC it’s “acted perfectly properly”. So said home affairs select committee chairman Keith Vaz at last week’s hearing into the BBC’s coverage of the police raid on Sir Cliff Richard’s Berkshire apartment as part of an investigation into a historical child sex abuse allegation. The chief constable of South Yorkshire police – who had done a deal with the BBC securing it exclusive notice of and access to the raid – accused the BBC of “extortion”, threatening his force with early publication of the story if denied the access it demanded....

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Cliff Richard raid: BBC and police questioned by MPs

1.7234043 02 September 2014 17:08:23 WN.com - Europe News

Key Points South Yorkshire Police searched Sir Cliff Richard's apartment on Thursday 14 August in relation to an allegation of a historical sexual offence - which the singer says is "completely false" BBC cameras and a reporter were outside the gates to Sir Cliff's property in Sunningdale, Berkshire when the police officers arrived. The BBC has received hundreds of complaints over its reporting BBC bosses and South Yorkshire Police are facing questions from the Home Affairs Select Committee about how the...

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BBC under fire over role in Cliff Richard raid

1.7234043 19 August 2014 07:26:16 WN.com - World News

A BBC crew stand in front of the gates of the Charters Estate in Sunningdale, Berkshire, where British entertainer Cliff Richard has an apartment. Photo: Getty Images London: The BBC is once again under attack over a historic sexual assault investigation – this time, for reporting the police raid on Cliff Richard’s home. Detectives searched the pop legend’s apartment for more than five hours last week, and since then the national broadcaster has been the focus of a tide of disapproval for reporting the raid and naming its target. The latest to raise a complaint was former BBC presenter Sir Michael Parkinson, who told ITV News that Richard was the victim of a police...

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BBC and police under attack over raid on Cliff Richard's Berkshire home

1.7234043 18 August 2014 19:15:22 South China Morning Post - World feed

The BBC has been accused of participating in a "witch-hunt" and behaving like the worst tabloid newspapers after using knowledge of the investigation into British singer Cliff Richard to gain exclusive access to the raid on his property.

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Parkinson criticises BBC handling of Cliff Richard search

1.7234043 18 August 2014 02:42:41 WN.com - World News

Former BBC journalist Sir Michael Parkinson has described the corporation’s handling of the police investigation into singer Sir Cliff Richard as an “error of judgment” that “would have done the red tops credit”. Sir Michael called for greater protection of people’s anonymity until they are charged. The veteran TV host also criticised the media as a whole for its wider...

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BBC's Cliff Richard scoop raises questions about fairness to suspects

1.4687998 17 August 2014 22:41:23 WN.com - World News

The BBC was prominent outside the estate in Berkshire where Sir Cliff Richard has an apartment. South Yorkshire Police has complained to the broadcaster. Photograph: Andrew Matthews/PA BBC News was thrilled with its Cliff Richard scoop, complete with all the drama of a police raid. Getting big stories and breaking them first is exactly what its new news boss, the former Times editor James Harding, has asked for. The corporation's critics have been quick to react. They are divided on whether the main guilty party is the BBC (Mail on Sunday) or...

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