Hough v London Express Newspaper Ltd

JurisdictionEngland & Wales
Date1940
Year1940
CourtCourt of Appeal
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74 cases
  • Morgan v Odhams Press Ltd
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 20 February 1970
    ...30 The only cases, of which know, which are inconsistent with this principle are Cassidy v. Daily Mirror. ( 1929 2 K. B. 331); and Hough v. London Express, ( 1940 2 K. B. 507), which followed it. In Cassidy's. Case, the Daily Mirror published a photograph of "Mr. Cassidy, the racehorse ow......
  • Murugason v The Straits Times Press (1975) Ltd
    • Singapore
    • High Court (Singapore)
    • 21 February 1984
    ... ... published by the defendants in the issue of The Straits Times newspaper of 22 January 1981.The facts are these. The plaintiff is and was at all ... on Defamation (1978), pp 17, 18, 19, 20, paras 4.17 to 4.22.In Hough v London Express Newspaper Ltd [1940] 507, 513, 515 Slesser LJ said: ... ...
  • DHKW Marketing and Another v Nature's Farm Pte Ltd
    • Singapore
    • High Court (Singapore)
    • 2 November 1998
    ...the defamatory sense without proving that any person did in fact understand them in that sense. See Hough v London Express Newspaper Ltd [1940] 2 KB 507. Also as Gatley states in the passage cited at para 18 above, where the words refer to a class, the question is whether a reasonable reade......
  • Lennox Linton Claimant v Maureen Hyman "Chief Magistrate Ag., District "A", St John's Attorney General (Antigua and Barbuda) Defendants [ECSC]
    • Antigua and Barbuda
    • High Court (Antigua)
    • 17 August 2006
    ...Mr. Hamilton relied on Charleston v Nevis Group Newspaper Ltd (1995) 2 AC 65 at 72 HL Jones v Skeleton (1963) 3 ALL ER 952. Hough v London Express Newspaper Limited [1940] 2 KB 507 Prohibition 30 Mr. Hamilton stated that the charges against Mr. Linton are duplicitous. Mr. Hamilton urged the......
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5 books & journal articles
  • Courts 2
    • Nigeria
    • DSC Publications Online Sasegbon's Laws of Nigeria. Volume 6: Part II Courts 2
    • 27 June 2016
    ...meaning of the words complained of. See The Sketch Publishing Co. Ltd. v. Alhaji Ajagbemokeferi (supra) and Hough v. London Express (1940) 2 K.B. 507 at 515. I have drawn the inference from the words complained of and came to the conclusion that the words in Exhibit P.15 were not defamatory......
  • Identification of the Plaintiff
    • Canada
    • Irwin Books Canadian Libel and Slander Actions
    • 17 June 2004
    ...Reid at 1162c (H.L.), citing Cassidy v. Daily Mirror Newspapers, [1929] 2 K.B. 311 (C.A.) and Hough v. London Express Newspaper Ltd., [1940] 2 K.B. 507: I ... reject the argument that the appellant must fail because the respondents article contained no pointer or peg for his identification.......
  • Defamatory Meaning
    • Canada
    • Irwin Books Canadian Libel and Slander Actions
    • 17 June 2004
    ...ascribed to that expression. VanderZalm v. Times Publishers, [1980] 4 WWR. 259 (B.C.C.A.). Hough v. London Express Newspapers Ltd., [1940] 2 K.B. 507 at 51315 (C.A.). However, in establishing the legal innuendo, the plaintiff is not entitled to introduce facts which were unknown to the pers......
  • Cases referred to in 1956
    • Nigeria
    • DSC Publications Online Nigerian Supreme Court Cases. 1956 Preliminary Sections
    • 17 August 1988
    ...Trade (1913) 3 K.B. 507, 535. 10 Holmes v The Director of Public Prosecutions. 31- C.A.R. 126 29 Hough v. London Express Newspaper Ltd. (1940) 2 K.B. 507, 515 10 In Re Robinson, Clarkson v Robinson (1911) 1 Ch.230 23 In re Sarah I Adadevoh and others, 13 W.A.C.A. 304. 18 In re William Davie......
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