LONDON: Prince Harry and pop superstar Elton John appeared at a London court on Monday, delivering a high-profile jolt to a privacy claim launched by celebrities and other figures against a newspaper publisher.
The publisher of the Daily Mail, Associated Newspapers (ANL), is trying to end the high court claims brought over alleged unlawful activity at its titles.
Harry, who now lives in California after quitting royal duties in 2019 and launching a barrage of criticism of the British royal family, was pictured arriving at the court in central London.
Adrian Beltrami, representing ANL, told the court in a written submission that Harry’s case argued “suspicion and paranoia” caused by the articles containing private information led to friends being “lost or cut off as a result and everyone became a suspect”.
Published in Dawn, March 28th, 2023