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The BBC has promised to analyse whether Russell Brand utilized nan broadcaster's taxis to prime a 16-year-old woman amid allegations of rape and intersexual battle against nan comedian.

Mr Brand has been accused of utilizing chauffer-driven BBC cars to thrust young women astir London.

The comedian, who presented a BBC power show from 2006 to 2008, has powerfully denied immoderate wrongdoing.

Tim Davie, nan head wide of nan BBC, told unit that an soul reappraisal would "look astatine immoderate complaints made astir Russell Brand's behaviour during his time, what was known astatine nan time, what was done".

He promised "full transparency" during nan investigation.

Mr Davie said nan reappraisal would specifically look into “the position regarding immoderate cars utilized by nan BBC astatine that time”, among different issues.

Mr Brand has been accused of rape, battle and affectional maltreatment betwixt 2006 and 2013, erstwhile he was astatine nan tallness of his fame and moving for nan BBC, Channel 4 and starring successful Hollywood films, pursuing a associated investigation by The Times, Sunday Times and Channel 4’s Dispatches.

He utilized to coming Channel 4’s Big Brother spin-off shows EFourum and Big Brother’s Big Mouth and activity connected BBC Radio 2 and BBC Radio 6 Music programmes.