Jade Goody has won damages of £15,000 and an apology from The People after it published on 22 April 2007 an inaccurate front page story that she was contemplating suicide.

On 29 April, the newspaper published an apology confirming that the information was wrong and that the quotations were not attributable to Ms Goody.

The complaint relied on the landmark Court of Appeal authority in McKennitt v Ash, which made clear that actions for invasion of privacy did not depend on the truth of the information published.

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