Actor Rhys Ifans (pictured, Reuters) and entertainer Michael Barrymore have settled their phone-hacking damages claims.
They both received substantial undisclosed damages, their legal costs and sincere apologies from News Group Newspapers, publisher of the now defunct News of the World.
The settlements, announced at London's High Court today before Mr Justice Mann, are the latest in the civil litigation against NGN.
Barrymore, who attended court, said outside: "It is nice to get to this point. It has taken 13 years.