Britain has had a free press for 300 years, and whilst illegal activity at newspapers, such as phone hacking, should be prosecuted under the law, that is not a reason to limit such a basic right as freedom of the press.
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Following the Daily Mail’s article calling Ralph Miliband, Ed Miliband’s father, a man that “hated Britain”, the Mail on Sunday sent a reporter to the private funeral service of Ed Miliband’s uncle, Professor Harry Keen, to provoke reactions from the family. This time, however, it appears even the Mail has understood it had gone too far, encroaching into what many would call harassment.
Seven million Syrians have been displaced and more than 100,000 killed in the ongoing civil war, nearly one third of the country’s population, with the international community still divided on how to reduce the bloodshed.