Singer Cliff Richard seen entering The All England Lawn Tennis Club at Wimbledon whist wearing a bright tartan jacket. Cliff was there to watch the 2016 Men's Final. London, United Kingdom - Sunday 10th July 2016
Sir Cliff Richard is a regular at Wimbledon and this year he once again appeared. The singer is seen here entering on the thirteenth day of The Championships. London, United Kingdom - Saturday 9th July 2016
The CPS decided that there was insufficient evidence to proceed with a prosecution regarding historic sexual abuse allegations made two years ago, and that Sir Cliff would face "no further action".
The Crown Prosecution Service has announced that Sir Cliff Richard will not face charges over historic sexual abuse allegations that have hung over him for nearly two years – and the legendary singer has spoken out about the length of the investigation.
Just over a month after police handed over a file of evidence on the 75 year old singer that they spent the best of two years putting together, lawyers for the CPS have said that “no further action” will be taken against Sir Cliff because there was insufficient evidence to proceed with a prosecution.
Sir Cliff Richard has been cleared of historic sexual abuse allegations
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The Pink Floyd guitarist has scored his second solo number one album in the UK.
Dave Gilmour has topped this week’s UK album chart, beating Lana Del Rey to the number one spot. Gilmour previously landed at number one just 10 months ago with band Pink Floyd’s latest release The Endless River.
Lana Del Rey has missed out on the top spot of the UK album chart.
Rattle That Lock gives Gilmour his second chart topper as a solo artist, following 2006’s On An Island. Speaking to OfficialCharts.com Gilmour said, "It's thrilling to get a Number 1 album, we all want to hit the top spot, however long we've been at it, I'm delighted.”
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British singer was holidaying in Portugal when his apartment was searched last week.
Sir Cliff Richard has been interviewed by South Yorkshire Police in connection with an alleged historical sexual offence, his spokesperson has confirmed. The singer flew back to Britain from Portugal to voluntarily answer questions from police and was not arrested or charged, although the interview was conducted under caution.
Sir Cliff answered police questions voluntarily
Last week police searched the Sunningdale apartment of the 73 year old singer as part of an investigation into an alleged sexual assault on a young boy in Sheffield in 1985. Richard was holidaying in Portugal at the time of the search but has since denied any wrongdoing, describing the allegations as ‘false”.
Sir Cliff Richard has cancelled his first gig since the investigation began.
Sir Cliff Richard has withdrawn from a charity concert at Canterbury Cathedral on September 26 because he did not "want the event to be overshadowed by the false allegation", his spokesman announced. The statement added: "He is sorry for any disappointment or inconvenience caused."
Cliff Richard denies the allegations [Getty/Andreas Rentz]
Police searched Sir Cliff's Sunningdale apartment last week as part of an investigation into an alleged sexual assault on a young boy in Sheffield in 1985. The pop star, who was in Portugal at the time, denies any wrongdoing.
South Yorkshire Police tipped off a BBC reporter in exchange for keeping the story quiet.
The former policing minister Nick Herbert says he has "serious questions" about how the BBC knew about South Yorkshire Police's search of Sir Cliff Richard's home last Thursday. The corporation has received 594 complaints relating to the news report, which saw BBC cameras and a reporter outside the gates of Sir Cliff's Sunningdale home as police conducted a search linked to an alleged historical sex offence.
A BBC reporter outside the home of Sir Cliff Richard [Getty/Peter Macdiarmid}
South Yorkshire Police said it was contacted several weeks ago by a BBC reporter "who made it clear he knew of the existence of an investigation" and that "it was agreed that the reporter would be notified of the date of the house search in return for delaying publication of any of the facts."
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Fanbase rallies around the veteran singer amid his sexual abuse allegations
Following the recent accusations aimed at Sir Cliff Richard, his devoted fanbase has launched an online campaign to return the singer to Number 1 in the charts.
Sir Cliff Richard's fans are trying to return him to Number 1 this week
Fans will attempt to take his 1992 single ‘I Still Believe In You’ to Number 1 through online downloads, in a campaign similar to that of ‘Ding Dong The Witch Is Dead’ after Margaret Thatcher’s death last year.
Continue reading: Online Campaign To Get Sir Cliff Richard To Number 1 Launched
Sir Cliff Richard's home near Sunningdale was searched by police.
The home of Cliff Richard has been searched in relation to an alleged historical sex offence. Various items were removed for further investigation though the singer was not arrested. A police spokesman said the allegation involved a boy under 16 and dated back to the South Yorkshire area in the 1980s.
Sir Cliff Richard's house was searched on Thursday
The search at the home in the Sunningdale area is not connected to Operation Yewtree though officers from that operation - set up in the wake of Jimmy Savile sandal - have been notified, according to BBC News.
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Sir Cliff Richard hopes Miley Cyrus will "grow out of" rebellious behaviour.
Sir Cliff Richard has just hit the milestone of releasing his 100th album called 'The Fabulous Rock 'n' Roll Songbook'.
In an interview with Sky News the British pop-icon described how the music industry has dramatically changed since he emerged on the scene in 1959.
Richard told Sky, "The industry has changed drastically and that damages young artists."
Continue reading: Sir Cliff Richard Claims The Music Industry "Damages Young Artists"
Date of birth
14th October, 1940