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In this issue of zoom-in brief, Meghan Markle sues The Mail on Sunday over a letter to her father, singer Daniel Johns sues Sydney’s Sunday Telegraph over brothel allegations and Lord Hall reverses the BBC’s decision to uphold a complaint about Naga Munchetty.

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In this issue of zoom-in brief, Times article about Ben Stokes’ prosecutor found to be defamatory; Heather Mills settles phone hacking claim; and Michael Jackson fans sue singer’s accusers in France.

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In this issue of zoom-in brief, Britney Spears’ father sues a blogger for defamation; Barry Manilow wins copyright battle over film rights; and Channel 5 is found to have breached the Broadcasting Code over Sex Business films. Defamation - #FreeBritney Blogger sued by Britney’s father Editorial credit: Kathy Hutchins / Shutterstock.com Britney Spears Britney Spears’ [...]

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In this issue of zoom-in brief, Koo Stark wins damages over MTV ‘porn’ story; The Supreme Court gives landmark judgment on serious harm; and Australian police raids on the media are denounced as intimidation.

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In this issue of zoom-in brief, Sacha Baron Cohen claims first win in Roy Moore libel claim; News Corp, owner of Australian newspaper The Daily Telegraph, is to appeal Geoffrey Rush libel award; and California moves a step closer towards privacy legislation akin to the GDPR.

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In this issue of zoom-in brief, Chelsea Clinton settles a privacy claim over photographs of her children against Associated Newspapers; JonBenet Ramsey’s brother settles a defamation action against CBS

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In this issue of zoom-in brief, a defamation claim against Paramount is thrown out by a US Court, a privacy and defamation case brought against comedian Louise Beamont by her estranged husband has settled; and Ofcom adjudicates on three new Can’t Pay? We’ll Take it Away! privacy complaints.

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In this issue of zoom-in brief, feud over Feud continues as Olivia de Havilland vows to take her fight to the US Supreme Court; an Oxford Mail journalist

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In this issue of zoom-in brief, a US court dismisses a copyright claim against The Shape of Water director Guillermo Del Toro; Ofcom has found the BBC in breach over the accidental naming of a 14-year-old; and the High Court has ruled, for the first time, on whether, cumulatively, a number of allegations can overcome the ‘serious harm’ defamation threshold, when individual allegations do not.

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In this issue of zoom-in brief, film star Johnny Depp sues The Sun over ‘wife-beater’ allegation; The Sun has paid substantial damages and made a public apology to the family of a deceased grandmother over the publication of stolen topless pictures of her; and Rebel Wilson’s A$4.5m defamation damages are cut to A$600,000 on appeal.

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