Allen v Times Newspapers Ltd

Libel and slander – Defamatory words. The claimant architect brought a libel action, arising from articles relating to the Grenfell Tower disaster, which had been published in the hard copy and online versions of the defendant's newspaper, The Times. The Queen's Bench Division, in determining two preliminary issues, ruled on the meaning of the words complained of and held that such meaning was defamatory at common law.

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