Bloomberg Law
May 26, 2023, 11:21 AM

Hugh Grant to Get Day in Court Against Tabloid Over Hacking (1)

Katharine Gemmell
Katharine Gemmell
Bloomberg Editorial

British actor Hugh Grant’s long running campaign against a Rupert Murdoch owned-tabloid will get its day in court after a judge in London ruled that certain allegations around intrusion of privacy and hacking can go to trial.

Grant, alongside Prince Harry and other public figures, sued News Group Newspapers Ltd.’s The Sun for alleged unlawful information gathering techniques by staff at the newspaper. A full trial is scheduled for January 2024.

Hugh Grant
Photographer: Gerald Matzka/Getty Images

A London judge ruled Friday that a judge can probe Grant’s allegations of hiring private investigators and burglary to get information on the actor. However, claims ...

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