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Chris Huhne and ex-wife questioned by police

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Police quiz two in Chris Huhne investigation

Police investigating allegations that Cabinet minister Chris Huhne tried to evade punishment for speeding carried out two interviews today.

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Chris Huhne is subject of formal criminal investigation

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Detectives to quiz Chris Huhne over speeding claims

The Energy Secretary Chris Huhne came under fresh pressure yesterday after detectives said they want to speak to "key individuals" over allegations that he tried to evade punishment for speeding.

Police plan interviews over Chris Huhne

Police are to speak to "key individuals" over allegations that Cabinet minister Chris Huhne tried to evade punishment for speeding.

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