Anyway, he's had the courage to take on the tabloids. He's got substantial damages and an apology. For those traduced each day and who cannot afford the luxury of a court case, we need something a bit better. Baroness Buscombe has decamped from the Press Complaints Commission. Hopeless apparently. Free speech is one thing. So is properly researched opinion. But innuendo and lies, well, that's completely different.
Mr.Jefferies is suing the police for wrongful arrest and false imprisonment. That should be an interesting matter. If he wins it might stop some policemen judging by appearances.