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Complainant Name:
Mrs Raqual Harper-Titchener

Clauses Noted: 1

Publication: Southport Visiter


Mrs Raqual Harper-Titchener, widow of Major Matthew Titchener who was killed in Iraq in 2003, complained that an article was inaccurate when it stated that she had remarried.


The complaint was resolved when the newspaper published the following apology to the complainant:

In a report in The Southport Visiter of October 5th, headlined Honour for Serviceman, the Southport Visiter incorrectly stated that Mrs Raqual Harper-Titchener had remarried. We apologise unreservedly to Mrs Harper-Titchener, her family and any members of her late husbands family for any distress caused by this error.

Report: 76

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