Hugh Grant could become latest celeb to sue NoW

"We don't need [tabloids], we don’t want them and the sooner they go out of business the better."

Actor Hugh Grant could become the latest celebrity to sue the News of the World after saying police had handed him evidence suggesting he was the victim of phone hacking at the newspaper.

Grant claims the evidence includes notes by a private investigator used by the newspaper showing the voicemail pin numbers of his friends and family, along with phone numbers and bank details.

Grant made the allegations when he called in to a special edition of the Richard Bacon show on Radio Five Live which was broadcast from the offices of The Independent newspaper in London. He said he was still considering whether to pursue a legal action.

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