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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.
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.
In this issue of zoom-in brief, President Trump is being sued for defamation by porn star Stormy Daniels; Jennifer Ellison, model Danielle Lloyd and footballers Dwight Yorke and Andy Cole have received damages and apologies from MGN Ltd over phone hacking.
In this issue of zoom-in brief, Tulisa Contostavlos wins a claim against Will.i.am and Britney Spears; Martin Lewis takes on Facebook over fake ads; and Sir Cliff Richard’s trial continues as the High Court hears from BBC journalists and editors.
In this issue of zoom-in brief, Cliff Richard’s privacy claim against the BBC over television coverage of a police raid on his home gets underway in the High Court; the Can’t Pay We’ll Take it Away claimants who successfully sued C5 for infringing their privacy are given permission to appeal to seek higher damages; and in the US, the creators of Netflix’s Stranger Things are being sued for plagiarism.
In this issue of zoom-in brief, Rapper Kendrick Lamar and R’n’B singer SZA are being sued in the US over their video for All the Stars, a song which features on the soundtrack to Marvel movie, Black Panther; the High Court finds Channel 5 in breach of privacy rights over their programme Can’t Pay? We’ll Take It Away!; and stand-up comedian Louise Beaumont is sued by her estranged husband over references to their relationship.
In this week’s issue, the High Court hears a claim for misuse of private information against Channel 5 over Can’t Pay? We’ll Take It Away!; Grumpy Cat’s owners are awarded £500,000 in damages; Ofcom imposes a £120,000 penalty on news channel Al Arabiya; and the estate of the late entertainer Prince claims victory in court action over unreleased material.