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Chris Huhne is charged over speeding case

Energy Secretary Chris Huhne is to be charged with perverting the course of justice over claims his wife accepted speeding penalty points on his behalf.

Mr Huhne's now ex-wife Vicky Pryce will face the same charge, relating to an incident in 2003.

The pair are due to appear in court on 16 February.

The BBC's Norman Smith reports.