Sun ‘Mobile Phone’ Trial: Paying police’within the rules of journalism’, court told

25 11 2014

SunSenior Sun reporter Nick Parker, who is on trial at London’s Old Bailey, said told the Court today that paying police was “within the rules of journalism”. Read the rest of this entry »





Sun Six Trial: Reporter paid Police Officer for story about the aftermath of an alleged rape – Martin Hickman

25 11 2014

surrey-police-logo-770x472The details of a woman who complained she had been raped by two police officers were sold by another policeman to a Sun reporter in exchange for cash, the Sun Six Trial heard today. Read the rest of this entry »





Case Law, Strasbourg: Ion Cârstea v. Romania, Breach of positive obligation to protect the right to reputation – Hugh Tomlinson QC

25 11 2014

republicaIn the case of Ion Cârstea v. Romania (Judgment of 28 October 2014) the Third Section of the Court of Human Rights held that dismissal of the applicant’s domestic defamation proceedings was a violation of the positive Article 8 obligation to protect his right to reputation.

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Sun Six Trial: Reporter admits that he lied repeatedly about his dealings with policeman and NHS worker – Martin Hickman

25 11 2014

Sun journalist Jamie Pyatt arrives at court in LondonA Sun reporter accused of making illegal payments to public officials today admitted that he repeatedly lied about his dealings with a policeman and an NHS worker in his initial statement to the court. Read the rest of this entry »