Sex claims haunt Cliff

12 May 2016 - 02:00 By Reuters

UK prosecutors said they would consider whether singer Sir Cliff Richard, 75, should face charges over alleged historical sex crimes after being handed a file of evidence by police on Tuesday.The allegations date back to the 1980s and involve an under-age boy.The Crown Prosecution Service said it had received a "full file of evidence" from the police."We will now carefully consider its contents ... to establish whether there is sufficient evidence to provide a realistic prospect of conviction, and whether it is in the public interest to do so."

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