By Darren Boyle 06 December 11:20
Former England international Paul Gascoigne denied claims that he injected cocaine and instead insists he was “just getting the lady a syringe”, court documents have shown.
By Darren Boyle 04 December 14:24
A former police officer at the centre of the Plebgate affair is suing Andrew Mitchell MP over comments he made in the media surrounding the controversy.
By Darren Boyle 02 December 16:11
The National Union of Journalist has apologised to BBC HR director Lucy Adams after it claimed she had been running a dirty tricks campaign.
By Darren Boyle 28 November 9:49
A website has apologised to a singer after using his photograph to illustrate the story of a convicted paedophile with the same name.
Plebgate case blunder will not cost Andrew Mitchell as legal team vow to continue libel fight with The SunBy Darren Boyle 28 November 9:09
The law firm representing Andrew Mitchell MP has confirmed it will continue to fund his Plebgate case against News UK despite losing a £500,000 costs decision.
By Darren Boyle 27 November 11:58
Former Government chief whip Andrew Mitchell is facing a £500,000 “Plebgate” legal bill if he continues his defamation action against The Sun, the Court of Appeal today ruled.
By Dominic Ponsford 20 November 13:59
The Independent has apologised to Ryanair over a story from 7 August headlined “Low-fuel flights put lives at risk”.
OK! magazine in five-figure libel payout to former football chairman Simon Jordan over interview with exBy Darren Boyle 18 November 12:18
OK magazine has apologised in court this morning for publishing a story about former football chairman Simon Jordan’s relationship with “notorious self-confessed celebrity kiss and teller” Alicia Douvall.
By Darren Boyle 18 November 8:46
A Tory MP has announced he will sue the Daily Telegraph after the newspaper conducted a sting which revealed the politician asked for a £3,000 per month consultancy fee as part of an Albanian business deal.
Former Crystal Palace boss Simon Jordan sues OK! over claims he 'cruelly' dumped pregnant Alicia DouvallBy Darren Boyle 15 November 9:00
Northern and Shell is being sued by a former football club chairman for up to £100,000 over a story from “a notorious and self-confessed celebrity kiss and teller”, High Court documents have shown.
By Press Association 11 November 12:38
David Blunkett told a female friend that whoever was talking to the media about his relationship should “rot in hell”, the phone-hacking trial has heard.
By Darren Boyle 04 November 11:00
Removing the threat of paying costs for some libel claimants could lead to an increase in vexatious actions, a leading law firm has warned.
European Court ruling says website should have known ice-road story would attract libellous commentsBy Darren Boyle 24 October 9:12
Journalists will have to predict in advance if a story will generate adverse public comments on websites if a European Court of Human Rights ruling reaches Britain, a top media law expert has warned.
BBC lawyers thought 'pool of names' linked to sex abuse claims online large enough to make Newsnight libel risk lowBy Darren Boyle 23 October 16:15
BBC lawyers told Newsnight there was a “low” risk of identifying Lord McAlpine because the pool of names being linked to child sex abuse was so large.
By Darren Boyle 23 October 14:28
Presenter Philip Schofield ‘Googled’ a list of suspected political paedophiles before ambushing Prime Minister David Cameron live on air, a damning report today reveals.
By Press Association 22 October 12:47
Sally Bercow must tweet her apology to Lord McAlpine as a condition of rejoining the social media site.
By Darren Boyle 22 October 10:03
The BBC and a regional newspaper were forced to apologise after they illustrated a story about a man pleading guilty to rape and firearms charges after the police supplied the wrong photograph.
High Court rules that Russian police officer linked to murder of anti-corruption activist has no reputation to defend in UKBy Press Gazette 14 October 16:39
A High Court judge has thrown out a libel case involving a former Moscow police officer as “an abuse of process”, in what has been described as one of the worst cases of libel tourism to ever come before the courts.
By Dominic Ponsford 14 October 11:09
The former Dean of RAF College Cranwell has won ‘substantial’ libel damages from the Mail on Sunday over as story which branded him the “Ayatollah of the RAF”.
By Darren Boyle 08 October 14:42
England cricketer Kevin Pietersen has been awarded substantial damages over an online advertisement that suggested he may have tampered with his bat.