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Phone-hacking: Noel Fielding among latest celebrities to accept damages – BBC News

Noel Fielding, actress Roxanne Pallett and ex-footballer Ally McCoist are among those to settle claims.

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Great British Bake Off presenter Noel Fielding and Ryan Giggs’ brother Rhodri are among the latest people to accept “substantial damages” over phone-hacking by tabloid journalists.
News Group Newspapers (NGN) apologised for “distress” caused by the illegal interception of voicemails.
NGN’s paper, News of the World, was closed down in 2011 after years of phone-hacking came to light.
Hundreds of celebrities and members of the public have since won compensation.
Mr Fielding’s…

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