Spectator 'will not contest' CPS decision to charge the magazine

The Spectator magazine editor Fraser Nelson has told ITV News that they will "not be contesting" the decision from the CPS to charge the magazine with contempt of court over an article Rod Liddle wrote on Stephen Lawrence's killers.

We apologised in court for this article in November, which we accept transgressed the reporting restrictions then in place.

The judge accepted our apology and we will not be contesting the decision.

– Fraser Nelson, The Spectator Editor

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Magazine charged over article

The Spectator magazine has been charged with contempt of court in relation to an article by columnist Rod Liddle about the trial of two men convicted of Stephen Lawrence's murder.