Scotland Yard said that a summons had been issued for Sun journalist Virginia Wheeler, from Kennington, south London, to appear at Westminster Magistrates' Court on February 11.
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The entertainer, 65, brought the legal action against Essex police over a wrongful arrest which he says destroyed his career.
The Holby City star, who had been visiting Barcelona, detailed the events of the attack on Twitter as they unfolded.
Searches are continuing for victims, with around 600 people still missing and 3,000 left homeless after the disaster.