Judge rules on lawsuit brought by Duke of Sussex and other celebrities Elton John Elizabeth Hurley’s objection to Daily Mail can continue
prince harry It may appear before a British court again.
In a ruling announced Friday, his lawsuit against the publisher daily mail, Posted on Sunday MailOnline is available for trial.
The Duke of Sussex, 39 — and other high-profile figures including Elton John, Elizabeth Hurley, Jude Lawex-wife Sadie Frost and Baroness Doreen Lawrence — Filed lawsuit against United Newspapers for invasion of privacy.Made by Harry Surprise appears Attend preliminary hearing in London in March.
The group alleges a range of “illegal information collection” such as placing listening devices in their cars and homes, secretly recording private phone calls, obtaining information through deception and using private investigators.
In March, the AP denied the accusations, saying they “Ridiculous smear”, the BBC reported. The newspaper group sought to have the case dismissed.
Judge Nicklin ruled on Friday morning that the case should move forward. He said that the Associated Press “failed to deliver a ‘fatal blow’ to any accusation.”
The judge added, “Each claimant has the potential to establish that Associated or persons responsible for Associated withheld relevant facts from him or her, on which basis a valuable claim for unlawful information collection could be made.”
It is one of many legal proceedings in the UK that King Charles’ youngest son has been embroiled in.Prince Harry last appeared in court in the UK in June, when he pursue a separate case against publishers daily mirror and sunday mirror.that case was ongoing and he was Participate in the third operation Publishers involved sun newspaper.
Prince Harry and his co-claimants welcomed the news on Friday, issuing a statement saying they were “pleased with today’s decision” that the case will go to trial.
The statement read: “The High Court dismissed the application of United Press (the publisher of United Press) ‘without difficulty’. daily mail, mail on sunday and the Daily Mail) dismissed the cases. The judge found that each of our claims had the potential to show that the Daily Mail had concealed unlawful conduct that had only recently been discovered. Our claim can now proceed to trial. “
“As we have maintained from the beginning, we are pursuing this claim for the deplorable and illegal activity that occurred over the years, including hiring private investigators to secretly have listening devices in our cars and homes, tapping our phones, and corruption,” the statement continued. Paying police for inside information and illegally obtaining our medical information from hospitals and financial information from banks. We intend to uncover the truth at trial and hold those responsible at Associated Newspapers fully accountable.”