BBC and ITV apologise to Lord McAlpine in court

Lord McAlpine
Lord McAlpine was wrongly linked to child sex abuse allegations. Credit: Andrew Stuart/PA Wire

Apologies have been made in court as the BBC and ITV formally settle with Lord McAlpine.

There will be more from the BBC in the coming days on McAlpine regarding disciplinary action within the corporation.

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McAlpine settles libel actions

Lord McAlpine, who was wrongly implicated in child sex abuse allegations, formally settled his libel actions against the BBC and ITV at London's High Court.