Guardian Won't Get New Secret Hearing Of Prince Philip's Will

By Sophia Dourou (July 29, 2022, 10:47 AM BST) -- A London appeals court rejected The Guardian newspaper's attempt on Friday to get a do-over of the secret reading of Prince Philip's will, ruling that media organizations were not wrongly excluded from that hearing.

The Court of Appeal ruled against the British publisher, finding there was no way for the media to be alerted to the court hearing without risking a "media storm" and endangering the privacy of Queen Elizabeth and her family.

"This was a case in which, exceptionally, open justice was adequately served by the transparency involved in publishing a full judgment," Judge Geoffrey Vos wrote for the unanimous...

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