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.
What is this page?
You are reading a summary article on the Privacy Newsfeed, a free resource for DPOs and other professionals with privacy or data protection responsibilities helping them stay informed of industry news all in one place. The information here is a brief snippet relating to a single piece of original content or several articles about a common topic or thread. The main contributor is listed in the top left-hand corner, just beneath the article title.
The Privacy Newsfeed monitors over 300 global publications, of which more than 4,250 summary articles have been posted to the online archive dating back to the beginning of 2020. A weekly roundup is available by email every Friday.