BBC to pay Lord McAlpine £185,000 settlement

Lord McAlpine has reached a settlement worth £185,000 (plus costs) with the BBC over false claims made in a Newsnight report, the corporation and lawyers for the peer confirmed tonight.

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ITV pay compensation to McAlpine

ITV and Phillip Schofield have agreed to pay £125,000 to Conservative peer Lord McAlpine to settle his libel claim, after an incident on the This Morning programme in November.