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.
A number of high profile phone-hacking cases are to be settled at the High Court today.
It is the latest in a series of case management conferences, ahead of a hearing in June.
At that time, compensation will be assessed in any outstanding claims for the second wave of the litigation.
Agreed statements of around 15 claimants could be read out to Mr Justice Vos today, with an estimated 160 claims on the register, and more coming forward.
Actress Sienna Miller was the first to publicly settle her privacy and harassment claim, for £100,000, in June 2011, with her ex Jude Law receiving the highest pay out so far, with compensation of £130,000.
The arrest of the terrorism officer is the 27th under Operation Elveden and comes after information was provided to police by News Corporation's management standards committee (MSC).
The officer, from Surrey, worked as part of the Specialist Operations command, which has a host of security responsibilities, from providing armed protection services for ministers and the Royal Family to counter-terrorism intelligence gathering, before his retirement.
A force statement said:
A 57-year-old retired Scotland Yard officer was arrested today by detectives investigating inappropriate payments from journalists.
The officer served on the force's command that defends Britain against terror and is being questioned on suspicion of misconduct in a public office, relating to the phone-hacking scandal.
A 57-year-old former police officer was arrested in Surrey today by Scotland Yard detectives investigating inappropriate payments relating to the phone-hacking scandal.
Highly-sensitive telephone conversations on Scotland Yard's anti-terrorist hotline have been recorded by hackers.
The force said it launched an investigation today after being made aware that the phone calls might have been breached.
A force statement said: "We are aware of an issue whereby telephone conversations relating to the anti-terror hotline were recorded.
"Officers are currently looking into the matter and appropriate action will be taken."