"Bomb threat" tweeter cleared

A man found guilty of sending a menacing tweet threatening to blow up Doncaster Robin Hood Airport has won his challenge against conviction. Paul Chambers insisted it was a joke and won the backing of celebrities like Al Murray and Stephen Fry.

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Video: "Bomb threat" tweeter wins High Court victory

A trainee accountant who threatened to blow up Robin Hood airport as a joke on Twitter has today won a famous High Court victory. Paul Chambers had been convicted of sending a menacing message, but he's now won his appeal in London and he left the court without a stain on his character.

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