John McAreavey Gets Payout

John McAreavey, the husband of Michaela who was murdered on her honeymoon in Maritius in January 2011, has been awarded damages after the Irish Daily Mail published still photographs of another couple arguing.

The newspaper expressed its apologies for the publication of the CCTV photographs.

Mr McAreavey is to receive a substantial five figure sum in damages.

The stills were potentially misleading and caused significant distress to Mr McAreavey.
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The widower, who attended the Belfast High Court today, said he was glad the matter had been settled.

The pair had been married for just 12 days before she was murdered.


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