McAlpine to take legal action over abuse claims


Lord McAlpine has confirmed he will take legal action against all media who have “defamed” his reputation as it appears Newsnight may have failed to give him a right to reply ahead of broadcasting allegations.

Victim apologises for “mistaken identity”

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