*Richard v British Broadcasting Corporation and another

Human rights – Privacy. The BBC was liable to Sir Cliff Richard for infringing his privacy rights, by giving prominent and extensive television coverage to a search of his home by police, as his privacy rights had not been outweighed by the BBC's rights to freedom of expression. The Chancery Division awarded general and aggravated damages of £210,000, including aggravated damages, for which the BBC would be 65% liable with the police for damages for which they were jointly responsible, as it had been the more potent causer of damage and its breach had been more significant.

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