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If I can summarise, he told you -- he told you you were "late to the party" in relation to this matter, that he had in fact known there had been a UK victim some days before it was public but he had held off publishing anything because he in fact knew Mr Bowles. He said it was legitimate to publish the Helena photograph because it was now in the public domain and had been taken in a public place. You explain that you disagreed with him because of her age and the circumstances in which the photograph had been taken. He explained that he didn't want to cause additional distress and would check that the photograph was not available on the Telegraph website, which, of course, pausing there, it is not.

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