Friday, April 27, 2012

Top Gear presenter loses legal battle


Jeremy Clarkson has lost a legal battle in a dispute over public access to a path near his Isle of Man home.
The Top Gear presenter and his wife, Frances, claimed having a public path so close to their lighthouse property breached their human rights.
A court judgement in the Isle of Man on 26 April ruled against the claim.
Deemster David Doyle came down in favour of the "rights and freedoms" of the general public to walk in the Langness area.
The ruling said that although everyone has the right to respect for his private and family life, the footpath would remain in place as recommended in a recent public inquiry.  More...

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