One of the longer-awaited libel judgments of recent times was handed down on 6 July 2012, having been reserved for a period of over 5 months.  Sharp J produced a comprehensive, 383 paragraph judgment comprehensively dismissing the claim by an Egyptian scientist against the scientific journal Nature (El Naschie v Macmillan Publishers Ltd  (t/a Nature Publishing Group) & Anor [2012] EWHC 1809 (QB)). Continue reading