Full case report

Fayed v Telegraph Group Ltd

Reference [2002] EWHC 1631 (QB)
Court Queen's Bench Division

Judge Eady J

Date of Judgment 24 Jul 2002


Summary

Defamation – Libel – meaning


Facts

The Sunday Telegraph accused the Claimant of being reasonably suspected of supplying weapons grade uranium to Al Qaeda.


Issue

Whether the article complained of was capable of bearing this meaning.


Held

It was so capable.


Comment

The well-established legal principles were applied.


Instructing Solicitors

DJ Freeman for the Claimant; Farrer & Co for the Defedant