PA challenge allows reporting of divorce 'house arrest'

The Press Association have gained access to a case of "house arrest" within a two year divorce trial.

Press gain access to freedom of movement case at the Family Division of the High Court. Photo: Getty Images

The media was able to report the case of a woman embroiled in a divorce battle who overturned a court order which banned her from moving house after two applications by the Press Association.

A district judge overseeing divorce proceedings had ordered nearly two years ago that the woman, who has two children, should live at a specified address.

But Mr Justice Charles, sitting in the Family Division of the High Court, lifted the restriction after ruling that the woman, who cannot be identified for legal reasons, should be allowed to find work and support her children as she wished.

Read more at the Press Gazette.