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Presented by Ritula Shah. The editor of the BBC's Newsnight programme - Peter Rippon - has "stepped aside" while an investigation is carried out into his decision not to broadcast a report on Jimmy Savile last year. The BBC has corrected the account posted by Mr Rippon on the internet, saying it had not been accurate in some respects. And the Independent Police Complaints Commission says any investigation it might make into allegations of police behaviour at the Orgreave coking works during the miners' strike would be separate from its inquiry into the Hillsborough disaster.
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