Explainer: The legal position – The Guardian

Posted March 20th, 2008 in defamation, media, special report by sally

“The quick capitulation by the Daily Express and Star and their Sunday equivalents to libel threats by Gerry and Kate McCann came from a recognition by the papers that their allegations were baseless and could not be defended in court.”

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The Guardian, 20th March 2008

Source: www.guardian.co.uk