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A south London MP has accepted "very substantial" damages, after text messages on her stolen mobile phone were accessed by The Sun newspaper.
Siobhain McDonagh's settlement was announced as the three main political parties claimed a deal has been agreed over measures to regulate the press
Labour MP Siobhain McDonagh has given her reaction to accepting "very substantial" damages and a public apology from The Sun after her stolen mobile phone was accessed by the newspaper.
Labour MP Chris Bryant has called for The Sun editor Dominic Mohan to be sacked after the newspaper admitted accessing information from the stolen phone of his party colleague Siobhain McDonagh.
In paying Siobhain McDonagh very substantial damages, The Sun accepted information on her stolen mobile phone should not have been accessed and used.
A QC told the High Court on behalf of the newspaper it was a serious misuse of private information.
The Sun has apologised at the High Court to Labour MP Siobhain McDonagh for accessing her mobile phone after it was stolen.
She has accepted "very substantial damages" in a settlement from the newspaper.