Update: Harassment and injunctions: Cheryl Cole – Natalie Peck

8 07 2011

Mr Justice Eady has today continued the harassment injunction granted to Cheryl Cole last month. The singer was not in the High Court today for the public hearing and, indeed, was pictured arriving at Los Angeles LAX airport last night. Read the rest of this entry »





The bonfire of the vanities: the Tabloid Press and the PCC – Tim Lowles

8 07 2011

Today David Cameron has called for a new independent regulatory body to oversee the media thus sounding the death knell for the PCC.  This is an interesting contrast to his view – only two months ago – that it was the PCC that there was “still more to be done through the Press Complaints Commission”.  Things have moved very quickly this week.  The Labour leader Ed Miliband had called the PCC a “toothless poodle”.  Read the rest of this entry »





Hacked Off launches at the House of Lords

8 07 2011

Politicians from the three main parties, lawyers, academics and celebrities met at the House of Lords on 6 July 2011 to discuss the launch of the campaign for a public inquiry into phone hacking. Read the rest of this entry »