Thursday June 4, 2020

Belfast libel win is just a warm-up for Dana’s multiple legal actions

The former singer received an estimated £150,000 from the Sunday World

2nd December, 2018
Dana secured a six-figure settlement with the Sunday World last week – and she has more actions on the way Picture: Press Eye

The Sunday World may be facing another round in court with Dana Rosemary Scallon, having ratcheted up a hefty legal bill of around £200,000 on top of a six-figure libel settlement with the former politician and Eurovision winner.

Dana appears to have eschewed a global settlement in favour of a jurisdictional battle against the tabloid. It had published an online article in July 2014 which she said falsely claimed she had been complicit in covering...

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