Hugh Grant: Royal Charter 'doesn't do Leveson at all'

Actor and campaigner Hugh Grant has told the BBC's Andrew Marr Show that the Conservative-backed Royal Charter does not "do the Leveson proposals at all".

He said it was "cunningly designed" to encourage a return to the old system under the Press Complaints Commission, and accused the Prime Minister of trying to earn favours with the British press.

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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.