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News: High Court dismisses Daily Mail’s summary judgment application in unlawful information gathering case

Mail publisher fails to deliver 'knockout blow' to Harry High Court claim | Shropshire StarIn a comprehensive judgment handed down today in the case of Various Claimants v Associated Newspapers Limited [2023] EWHC 2789 (KB), Mr Justice Nicklin dismissed the application by the Defendant, the publisher of the Daily Mail,  for summary judgment against the seven claimants on limitation grounds.  The Judge upheld the defendant’s objections to the Claimants’ reliance on certain documents from the Leveson Inquiry and orders withholding the names of journalists. Continue reading

News: Statement in Open Court, Daily Mail pays £100,000 damages to Sir James and Lady Dyson over false housekeeper allegations

A unilateral Statement in Open Court [pdf] was read today before Mr Justice Nicklin, after Sir James and Lady Deirdre Dyson (“the Claimants”) accepted an offer of amends in relation to false claims made by the Daily Mail that they had behaved oppressively in 2018 towards their former housekeeper by bringing High Court proceedings against her in retaliation for her bringing an unfair dismissal claim against them. Continue reading

The Daily Mail’s Coronavirus coverage contained serious distortions. The Government’s failure to criticise it is pathetic and dangerous – Hacked Off

A Daily Mail article (since edited), “What they DON’T tell you about COVID“, published 20 November 2020, claimed that official projections of Covid deaths and infection rates have been significantly overstated when compared to actual data – suggesting that lockdown measures were an unnecessary infringement on personal freedoms. Continue reading

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