The phone hacking hearing at the High Court in London, brought by Prince Harry and several other celebrities against News Group Newspapers (NGN), is about to commence. NGN, the owner of the Mirror, Sunday Mirror, and the Sunday People, is contesting the claims on the grounds they are too late. An earlier representative action involving celebrities and high-profile individuals was heard in 2015. NGN has settled a number of unlawful information-gathering claims out of court.
- Former Daily Mirror editor Piers Morgan explains what he knew about phone hacking.
- Follow a timeline of events as they unfold in the second day of the hearing: Documents reveal an enormous number of illegal activities.
- Court told that Piers Morgan authorised illegal blagging of the prince’s bank details.
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