British claimant in libel success against French newspaper
Nicola Takieddine has received an apology and a sum in damages from the French language daily newspaper, Libération. Ms Takieddine, a British citizen living in London, brought proceedings in relation to allegations published in October and November 2011 by Libération, which has a readership in England and Wales. The newspaper provided an undertaking not to repeat the allegations, and has agreed to join in the reading of a Statement in open Court.
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