On 19 May 2003 Bruce Waddell resigned as Editor of the Scottish Sun in order to take up the position of Editor at the Daily Record, the Sun‘s greatest rival in the Scottish tabloid newspaper market.  Mr Waddell’s salary was to be doubled.  The Sun sought to enforce a clause in Mr Waddell’s contract requiring him to give 12 months’ notice, continuing his salary, but not requiring him to perform any duties, and preventing him from working for the Record during the notice period.  On 11 July News Group Newspapers (NGN), publishers of the Sun, were granted an interim interdict to prevent Mr Waddell taking up his new position until 19 September, which amounted to a period of four months’ gardening leave”.  Lord Drummond Young held that NGN had a significant interest to protect