Privacy

By PA Medialawyer and Press Gazette 30 March 11:01
A Premier League footballer who obtained an anonymity order against a woman selling a kiss-and-tell story to The Sun should be named, a High Court judge has decided.
By PA Media Lawyer 25 March 9:47
A claim by lawyers for phone-hacking victims that they had suffered "unparalleled" harm was simply wrong, the High Court has heard.
By PA Mediapoint 20 March 10:03
The High Court is facing an "unparallelled" task in deciding the amount of damages to be awarded in eight phone-hacking claims, a judge has heard.
By Dominic Ponsford 19 March 12:38
A new law to curb police spying on journalists' phone records looks set to come into force next week.
By William Turvill 18 March 12:50
The Oxford Mail has become the latest news organisation to be branded “vexatious” for asking questions about the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act.
By Cleland Thom 17 March 12:24
New government figures confirm the recent trend that privacy junctions are becoming a thing of the past
By PA Mediapoint 16 March 8:26
Former Mirror Group journalist James Hipwell has denied that giving evidence to the High Court phone-hacking trial was the "ultimate payback" for going to prison over the "City Slickers" share-dealing scandal.
By William Turvill and Press Association 13 March 8:17
Former Sunday Mirror journalist Dan Evans (pictured, Reuters) told the High Court yesterday how he would "place myself in [the] shoes" of phone-hacking targets to crack their PIN codes.
By Dominic Ponsford 12 March 14:00
The Interception Commissioner has condemned the “poor standard” of applications to view telephone records made by police Professional Standards departments in the UK.
By PA Mediapoint 12 March 13:44
Ed Miliband's silence over the Mirror Group's phone-hacking could be due to his desire not to offend the one news organisation arguing in his favour, William Hague has said. (Picture: Reuters)
By William Turvill 12 March 9:44
Press Gazette has now been barred from asking questions about the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act by 26 police forces across the UK. (Picture: Reuters)
By PA Mediapoint 11 March 11:43
Paul Gascoigne told the High Court today that phone-hacking was linked to his alcoholism.
By PA Mediapoint 09 March 15:16
Actress Shobna Gulati (pictured, Shutterstock) has told the High Court that phone-hacking led to her son being bullied at school.
By PA Mediapoint 09 March 12:12
TV executive Alan Yentob (pictured, Reuters) has told the High Court that he felt "invaded and sickened" by the phone-hacking to which he was subjected by journalists from Mirror Group Newspapers.
By Dominic Ponsford 08 March 20:32
Trinity Mirror has denied claims made in court that a "horde" of its journalists were involved in phone-hacking.
By PA Mediapoint 05 March 8:58
An individual's right to control his or her private information was "cruelly and irretrievably" taken away by Mirror Group Newspapers, the High Court phone-hacking trial has heard.
By PA Mediapoint 03 March 13:44
Phone-hacking was "rife" at all three of Mirror Group Newspaper's (MGN) national titles by mid-1999 at the latest, the High Court has heard.
By William Turvill 03 March 12:26
The Metropolitan Police has admitted to using Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act to secretly obtain the phone records of three Sun journalists and the paper's newsdesk as part of its Plebgate investigation.
By William Turvill 02 March 10:42
The publisher set aside £12m for legal costs associated “historic legal issues”, including phone-hacking, last year, and it said today there is “present uncertainty” about how much this could cost in the future.
By Press Gazette 02 March 8:46
A hearing to decide the amount of compensation to be awarded in civil phone-hacking claims brought against Mirror Group Newspapers (MGN) is due to start at the High Court today. Eight representative cases, none of which have settled, will be considered by Mr Justice Mann in London. They concern TV executive Alan Yentob, actress Sadie Frost, ex-footballer Paul Gascoigne, soap stars Lucy Taggart, Shane Richie and Shobna Gulati, flight attendant Lauren Alcorn and TV producer Robert Ashworth.

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