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Yates of Yard signals intention to sue Evening Standard

Met assistant commissioner takes legal action against free London daily in wake of resignation annou


Met Police assistant commissioner John Yates has said he is issuing libel proceedings against the Evening Standard.

Yates, who earlier this week signalled his intention to resign in the wake of the News of the World phone-hacking scandal, plans to sue over articles published in the Evening Standard on 7 July.

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