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Image caption Former MP Harvey Proctor was cross-examined as a witness in the trial of Carl Beech. A former MP who was named a paedophile and murderer by a man later charged with making the claims up says police investigators acted in "bad faith". Harvey Proctor was being cross-examined as a witness in the trial of Carl Beech who is accused of lying to police about an alleged VIP paedophile ring. He denounced a defence suggestion at Newcastle Crown Court that the claims against him "are in fact true". Mr Beech denies 12 counts of perverting the course of justice and one of fraud. The 51-year-old from Gloucester had claimed Mr Proctor was directly involved in two murders and multiple counts of abuse in the 1970s and 1980s. Full story

21 June

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