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VoiceSinger last year won landmark case after BBC used helicopter to film police raid on his home
BBC pays out £2m in legal costs to Sir Cliff Richard
The BBC has paid out about £2m in legal costs to Sir Cliff Richard, ending one of the most expensive and embarrassing legal cases in the broadcaster’s recent history, though the singer has still been left out of pocket after spending about £4.5m.
Richard last year won a landmark case against the broadcaster after it used a helicopter in 2014 to film a police raid on his home and reported that he was being investigated over historical child sexual assault claims. He was never arrested or charged and later decided to sue the BBC for invading his privacy.

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