Television personality Paul O’Grady has settled a phone hacking claim against the publisher of the News of the World.
Mr O’Grady received “substantial” damages as part of the settlement, the High Court in London heard.
News Group Newspapers – formerly News International – accepted Mr O’Grady’s voicemail had been hacked and there was “a misuse of his private information”.
Mr O’Grady is best known for his alter ego Lily Savage and his Channel 4 daytime chat show.
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Source:: BBC Entertainment