The Sun admits 'serious misuse' of MP's phone info

The court heard information was accessed on the MP's phone after it was stolen from her car in October 2010. Credit: Katie Collins/PA

In paying Siobhain McDonagh very substantial damages, The Sun accepted information on her stolen mobile phone should not have been accessed and used.

A QC told the High Court on behalf of the newspaper it was a serious misuse of private information.

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MP wins Sun hacking settlement

The Sun has apologised at the High Court to Labour MP Siobhain McDonagh for accessing her mobile phone after it was stolen. She has accepted "very substantial damages" in a settlement from the newspaper.