Curistan v Times Newspapers Ltd. – Times Law Reports

Posted May 10th, 2007 in law reports, parliamentary privilege by sally

Privilege survives extra material

Curistan v. Times Newspapers Ltd. 

Queen’s Bench Division

“Where extraneous non-privileged material was contained in an article or report which also contained a report of parliamentary proceedings, that privilege which attached to fair and accurate reports of parliamentary proceedings was not necessarily lost.”

The Times, 10th May 2007


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Sunday Times protected by Parliamentary privilege, says High Court –

Posted April 27th, 2007 in defamation, news, parliamentary privilege by sally

“The Sunday Times did not libel a man accused of ‘association with the IRA’s dirty money’ in an investigation into his business interests, the High Court ruled on Wednesday.”

Full story, 27th April 2007