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Britain's ridiculous libel laws
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Posted: Saturday, August 13, 2011
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Posted: 10/13/2009 8:57:35 AM

By: David Marchant

The story below, published today by BBC News, is the latest example of the absurd nature of Britain's libel laws.

Guardian claims victory on 'gag'

The Guardian newspaper has claimed victory in a legal battle about reporting Parliamentary proceedings.

It said it had been stopped from reporting an MP's question to a minister by London lawyers Carter Ruck.

Full story can be read at:
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/politics/8304483.stm


 

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