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Complainant Name:
A married couple

Clauses Noted: 1, 3

Publication: Scottish News of the World

Complaint:

A married couple complained to the Press Complaints Commission that the newspaper had quoted them in a misleading context in breach of Clause 1 (Accuracy) of the Editors' Code and intruded into their private lives in breach of Clause 3 (Privacy) of the Code.

Resolution:

The newspaper did not accept that it had breached the Code. Nonetheless, the matter was resolved when the Commission negotiated a private letter from the newspaper to the complainants.

Date Published: 11/05/2011



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