Louis Walsh reaches £400,000 settlement with News Group

X Factor judge Louis Walsh Credit: Ian West/PA Wire

The X Factor judge Louis Walsh has settled a 500,000 euro (£403,500) defamation action against Rupert Murdoch's News Group Newspapers out of court in Ireland over a story based on an unfounded sex assault allegation.

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Louis Walsh wins damages

X Factor judge Louis Walsh has settled a 500,000 euro (£403,500) defamation action against News Group Newspapers in Ireland.