Just spotted this in the comments:
If any bookie would take the bet I’d put money that this one is going to turn out like the MacAlpine mess,
Yes, well. There’s more to that mess than is generally known. Given the death of Lord McAlpine one can actually point it out now too.
It was really an allegation about “a” McAlpine. Not about “the” McAlpine. Raedwald was very amusing about this before the libel writs started flying.
The allegations morphed into being about “the” which is why Sally, rightly, ended coughing up that cash.
Zero truth to the allegation that everyone knows about. But…..