London MP reacts to hacking ruling

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

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MP wins hacking damages

Labour MP Siobhain McDonagh accepted "very substantial" damages and a public apology at the High Court over phone hacking. A judge in London heard that in October 2010 her private mobile telephone was stolen from her car in south west London.