The Duchess of Sussex Meghan Markle has won the latest stage in her legal fight against the publisher of the Mail on Sunday.
The court ruled that the paper breached the privacy of Meghan Markle by publishing parts of a letter she wrote to her estranged father.
The Duchess of Sussex, 40, sued Associated Newspapers Limited (ANL) over five articles that reproduced portions of a “personal and private” five-page handwritten letter sent to her father Thomas Markle, 77, in
The Court of Appeal rejected Associated Newspapers’ attempt to have a trial over its publication of extracts from Meghan’s letter to her father.
‘This is a victory not just for me, but for anyone who has ever felt scared to stand up for what’s right,’ says Duchess of Sussex
A High Court judge previously ruled in favour of the duchess in the privacy and copyright case.
Last January, Meghan Markle and Prince Harry have put down roots in sunny Los Angeles, Markle’s home state, but the couple still has loose strings that need tying up in Canada, reports Cosmopolitan.
Before their move to the City of Angels in March this year, at the height of the coronavirus pandemic, the couple lived on Vancouver Island, Canada for a brief period.
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have yet to settle the hefty cost of their security arrangements during their Canadian interlude, reportedly initially paid by Canadian taxpayers.
According to celebrity news outlet Page Six, and the Canadian Taxpayers Federation, the royal couple reportedly ran up more than CAD$56,384 (S$58,030) in security fees between November 2019 and January 2020.
This is only half the total time the couple spent in the country.