'Disaster' if Leveson ignored

Victims of the press have given their backing to the Leveson report into media standards and ethics. Christopher Jefferies exclusively told ITV News it would be a "disaster" if David Cameron did not introduce a press regulator backed up by the law.

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Lawyer for phone hacking victims welcomes Leveson report

David Sherborne, who represents the core participant victims of phone hacking, said his clients welcome the findings and recommendations of the Leveson report.

He said the report included a "clear recognition of widespread failings in the culture, ethics and standard of the press and the devastating consequences this has had for the victims".

He said that the report calls for a regulatory system with "real teeth" and called on the current parliament to implement its recommendations.

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