Friday, October 16, 2009

Justine McGuinness wins defamation case against The People

Justine McGuinness, Lib Dem candidate in West Dorset at the last election and latterly PR adviser to the parents of Madeleine McCann, has won damages from Mirror Group Newspapers (MGN).

The case involved allegations made in a front-page article in The People claiming she had overcharged expenses to the "Find Madeleine Fund" and been forced to resign.

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Later. The Leicester Mercury says that, rather than paying damages, MGN made "a donation to an undisclosed charity of Ms McGuinness's choice".

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