Aberdeen father loses child European court battle

An Aberdeen father involved in a child-abduction row for more than a decade has had his case thrown out by the European Court of Human Rights.

Robert Bennett's wife moved away with their young daughter in 2000 and set up home in London.

A court later ruled the child had residence there and Mr Bennett has been fighting through the courts in England and Scotland ever since.

He has now been told the case in Europe has been dismissed.

Mr Bennett expressed disappointment at being told there were no further avenues of appeal.

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