Celebrities support tweeter in High Court trial

Paul Chambers (centre) alongside comedian Al Murray (left) and broadcaster Stephen Fry (right).
Paul Chambers (centre) alongside comedian Al Murray (left) and broadcaster Stephen Fry (right). Credit: Pool

Paul Chambers, who won his High Court appeal against his conviction today, was joined by comedian Al Murray (left) and broadcaster Stephen Fry (right) - both of whom publically showed their support to the accountant.

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Twitter joke man wins appeal

A man found guilty of sending a menacing tweet today has won his High Court appeal against his conviction. Paul Chambers was fined £385 and ordered to pay £600 costs after sending a joke tweet threatening to blow up Robin Hood airport.