Horan v Express Newspapers

Libel and slander – Defamatory words. The Queen's Bench Division dismissed the defendant newspaper's application for a ruling that the article was not capable of bearing the meaning pleaded by the claimant and that the articles did not bear any meaning defamatory of the claimant band member. The statement was capable of having the meaning attributed to it by the claimant and the statement was capable of being defamatory of the claimant.

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