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Labour Lords have introduced a new amendment to the Defamation Bill aimed at restricting the ability of companies to sue for libel.
The BBC’s chief financial officer Zarin Patel is suing Express Newspapers at the High Court in a row over a story in the Daily Star.
Royal hairdresser Richard Ward has withdrawn a threat to sue the Daily Telegraph after the matter was settled via a new arbitration process.
The Daily Mail has complained that a £130,000 legal bill over a £15,000 libel settlement with actor Neil Morrissey is evidence of abuse of the Conditional Fee Agreement system.
A former editor of the News of the World Scotland has been arrested and charged with attempting to pervert the course of justice at the time of ex-MSP Tommy Sheridan's defamation action against the
More than two-thirds of Britons believe The Sun was wrong to publish naked pictures of Prince Harry, according to a new poll.
The criminal contempt of scandalising a court may be consigned to history as a result of a Law Commission consultation which opens today.
The Italian Parliament is facing calls to decriminalise the country's libel laws after a journalist and a former newspaper director were given jail sentences.
Sir Elton John is suing The Times for defamation over a series of articles linking him with a controversial tax avoidance scheme.
Andrew Wakefield, who was struck off the medical register for professional conduct over allegations that the MMR vaccine was linked to autism, has failed in a bid to sue the British Medical Journal (BMJ) for defamation.