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Complainant Name:
Ms Avril Russell on behalf of her husband George Anton

Clauses Noted: 1

Publication: Metro


Ms Avril Russell complained to the Press Complaints Commission on behalf of her husband, George Anton, that the newspaper had failed to report the outcome of a court case in which he had been involved. Her husband had subsequently been cleared of all charges.


The complaint was resolved when the PCC negotiated the publication of the following update and apology:

On November 29, we reported a court case involving actor George Anton, who was subsequently found not guilty of violent disorder and theft in December. We apologise for the delay in reporting the outcome of this case.

Date Published: 19/05/2010

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