Libel claim by Melania Trump against Daily Mail settles
A joint statement in open court was today read in the High Court bringing to an end the libel action by the First Lady of the United States against Associated Newspapers Ltd, the publisher of the Daily Mail. The claim was in respect of an article published on 20 August 2016 entitled “Racy photos and troubling questions about his wife’s past could derail Trump”. The Defendant apologised to Mrs Trump and has agreed to pay her damages.
Andrew Caldecott QC and Catrin Evans QC (instructed by Baker McKenzie LLP) acted for ANL.