Star Sunday: Spelman ruling victory for press freedom

Judge concludes it is "not necessary or proportionate" to continue the injunction.

Daily Star Sunday editor Gareth Morgan today welcomed a High Court decision overturning a privacy injunction brought by Environment Secretary Caroline Spelman's teenage son Jonathan.

However he added that he was disappointed the Spelman family has sought to appeal the decision meaning reporting restrictions remain in place.

Morgan said: "This was not a frivolous story, it is in the public interest. This is a great decision for press freedom. It is about whether those with power and money should have more privacy than the average man in the street."

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