Hugh Grant describes fellow campaigners as 'dandruffy professors'

Hugh Grant has tried to counter what he said were portrayals of his Hacked Off campaign is a "smooth and sinister operation".

He told the BBC's Andrew Marr Show that it actually consists of "a few dandruffy professors sitting in a cheap office with a sightly insane chess champion ex-Lib Dem MP and a couple of threadbare lawyers... and me".

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Press anger at regulation deal

The Financial Times has become the latest newspaper to oppose the all-party endorsed press regulation proposals. The FT joins an opposition press group that includes The Times, The Daily Telegraph, the Daily Mirror and the Daily Mail.