January 16, 2011 Breaches, Court, Non-U.S., Surveillance
Jamie Doward and Jenny Stevens report:
Paul Gascoigne, the former England footballer, is to become the latest celebrity to sue the News of the World, alleging that he was a victim of the phone-hacking scandal that has rocked Rupert Murdoch’s media empire.
His solicitor, Gerald Shamash, confirmed today that proceedings would be issued within days.
The Observer has now established that the comedian Steve Coogan has also issued proceedings and that Chris Tarrant, the television presenter, and the jockey Kieren Fallon are expected to launch legal actions soon.
Read more in the Guardian.
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