I’ve already said that if you drew a line for the amount of freedom of expression granted in the UK over time, the line would now be dipping. At present there are at least 10 areas of law which pull down this line, making the areas journalists should write and talk about smaller and smaller.
Get your retaliation in first! “Get your retaliation in first” was an old saying of Welsh Rugby Union coaches. Edward Cahill of Barclays Capital has taken this to heart. He has appointed no less than the lawyers Mischon de Reya as his libel lawyers to make sure the press do not libel him. Cahill was