Thursday, August 30, 2007
François Hollande and Valérie Trierweiler, who sued the French edition of the magazine Closer for publicizing their liaison and thereby breaking up Mr. Hollande's relationship with former French presidential candidate Ségolène Royal, have won their invasion of privacy action against the publication. A French court awarded damages of 15,000 Euros. However, they did not obtain another requested remedy: the destruction of all copies of the issue. Read more here in an article in the Media Guardian.