Naman Ramachandran Actor Hugh Grant’s claim against Rupert Murdoch’s News Group Newspapers (NGN) over alleged unlawful information gathering by group tabloid The Sun is set for a court trial.
Grant claims that he was targeted by journalists and private investigators for The Sun in 2011, something which NGN denies, PA reports.
In April, NGN sought to have Grant’s and and a similar claim by Prince Harry, the Duke of Sussex, dismissed at a hearing in London, on the grounds that both had left it too late to file their claims, PA said.
On Friday, a U.K. High Court found that Grant’s claim could proceed to trial, except for any allegations relating to phone hacking. “Although Mr.Read more on variety.com