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Lawyers for Meghan Markle on Tuesday sought a court ruling against a British newspaper group for breaching her privacy and copyright by “the unlawful publication of a private letter.”

The Duchess of Sussex has taken action against Associated Newspapers Ltd over a publication of the letter she wrote to her estranged father, Thomas, before her wedding to Prince Harry in May 2018.

Her lawyer, Justin Rushbrooke, told the High Court in London the defence offered by the publishers of the Mail on Sunday and MailOnline website had no realistic chance of success.

“We say that, actually, at its heart, it is a very straightforward case about the unlawful publication of a private letter,” he said.

The publication of extracts from the letter was a “plain and serious breach of her rights to privacy, and the defendant has no viable defence to it”, he added.

Not only did it breach media guidelines the newspaper was signed up to but…

Source: Guardian Newspaper