Singer seeks damages at high court over coverage of police operation related to sexual assault claim

BBC coverage of the police raid on Sir Cliff Richard’s home in 2014 – filmed from a helicopter hovering overhead – was accurate and a “matter of legitimate public interest”, its lawyers have told the high court.

The high-profile dispute over privacy and the boundaries of press freedom revolves around how the corporation reported the investigation into a historical sexual assault claim against the 77-year-old singer.

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