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Complainant Name:
Ms Heather Mills

Clauses Noted: 1, 6

Publication: Daily Mail

Complaint:

Ms Heather Mills complained about two column pieces by Amanda Platell, which referred to her daughter Beatrice. The first inaccurately suggested that Beatrice had been asked to approve the living arrangements of her father and his girlfriend. It was headlined by an unflattering reference to Beatrice. The second wrongly implied that she had prevented her ex-husband from seeing his daughter.

Resolution:

The complaint was resolved when the newspaper removed the articles from its website, made an undertaking about future content and sent a private letter of apology to the complainant. It accepted that the term in the headline was inappropriate and would not be reused.

Report: 78



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