Lawyers representing Cliff Richard have told a High Court judge overseeing the singer’s fight with the BBC that he is not asking for “special treatment”.

They told Mr Justice Mann that Mr Richard wanted to be treated like “anyone else”.

The judge today finished analysing evidence and legal argument at a High Court trial in London which has lasted more than three weeks.

He said he would deliver a ruling on a date to be fixed.

Mr Richards, 77, has sued the BBC over coverage of a South Yorkshire Police search on his home in August 2014 and wants damages at the “top end” of the scale.


Source: Irish Examiner