Hugh Grant settles phone hacking case with publisher of the Sun

17/04/2024 | BBC News

Actor Hugh Grant has settled a phone hacking privacy case against News Group Newspapers (NGN), the publisher of the Sun newspaper. Grant had sued NGN, alleging that the journalists had used private investigators to tap his phone and burgle his house. According to Grant, he could have faced legal costs of up to £10m even if he had won the case. NGN denied the allegations against them. The out-of-court settlement was reached "without admission of liability," said NGN. The company added that it was "in both parties financial interests not to progress to a costly trial." 

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