Girl persuades judge not to send her back to Canada as Middlesbrough is ‘more exciting’ – Daily Telegraph

Posted September 24th, 2010 in appeals, child abduction, children, family courts, news by sally

“The schoolgirl who was ‘abducted’ from her father’s home in Canada by her English mother won the right not to return after telling judges: “I never, never in my whole life want to go back there. The 13-year-old made clear her determination to stay in the Teesside town when Lord Justice Thorpe and Lady Justice Smith took the unique step of holding a private interview with her halfway through a hearing at London’s Civil Appeal Court.”

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Daily Telegraph, 24th September 2010