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On “locking horns” with the Telegraph’s Cristina Odone

by Stephen Tall on January 22, 2012

I noted yesterday how the Telegraph had been forced to retract its false claim that Chris Huhne had tried to plunge Michael Gove into trouble by leaking his let-taxpayers-fund-the-new-royal-yacht letter. Today’s Independent covers the resulting row, while Matthew Bell’s diary (…)

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Telegraph apologises for false slurs on Huhne and offensive Cristina Odone article

by Stephen Tall on January 21, 2012

The Daily Telegraph has been forced into a humiliating climbdown after making what it now admits were false claims about Lib Dem cabinet minister Chris Huhne. The paper had splashed on allegations that it was Huhne who had leaked the letter from Michael Gove suggesting taxpayers might make a gift of a new royal yacht […]