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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.

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Celebrities support tweeter in High Court trial

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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