Prince Harry Article in The Mail on Sunday Was “Defamatory,” Judge Rules
Parts of an article in
The Mail on Sunday
about Prince Harry’s legal claim
against the British government’s Home Office was defamatory, a High Court judge in London has ruled.
The Duke of Sussex had filed a claim against the newspaper’s publisher
Associated Newspapers Limited in February after an article that, his team
claimed, caused “serious damage to his reputation and substantial hurt,
embarrassment and distress, which is continuing.”
A judge on Friday ruled that parts of the article were indeed defamatory.
According to ITV, the judge said: “It may be possible to ‘spin’ facts in a way that
does not mislead, but the allegation being made in the article was very much