Sir Cliff Richard lodges papers suing BBC and police
Singer Sir Cliff Richard is suing the BBC and South Yorkshire Police after being investigated over allegations of historical sexual assault.
Legal papers were filed at the High Court in London on Thursday.
They list Sir Cliff as a claimant, and the BBC and chief constable of South Yorkshire Police as defendants.
The star, 75, has always denied the allegations, and the Crown Prosecution Service said in June it was taking no further action against him.
The legal move comes after Sir Cliff was the subject of a long-running police investigation based on allegations made by four men.
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