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Hugh Grant: 'Mail on Sunday may also have hacked my phone'

The publisher of the Mail on Sunday yesterday denied Hugh Grant's allegations at the Leveson Inquiry that key details obtained by the paper about his personal life could only have been obtained by the illegal interception of his voicemails.

Carole Caplin awarded libel damages

A lifestyle consultant who worked for former Labour Prime Minister Tony Blair and his wife Cherie has accepted "substantial" libel damages from a national newspaper, a High Court judge was told today.

Panned by reviewer, then told to go bankrupt

A British composer was told to go bankrupt yesterday after he unsuccessfully tried to sue the London Evening Standard for libel. Keith Burstein ran up legal costs of £67,000 defending a test-case libel action against Associated Newspapers, publishers of the Standard, over a critical review of one of his operas.