Steve McFadden wins damages over News of the World ‘assault’ story – The Guardian

Posted March 12th, 2012 in compensation, defamation, media, news by sally

“Steve McFadden, the actor who plays Phil Mitchell in EastEnders, has received an apology and undisclosed damages from the publisher of the now closed News of the World over an article in the paper that falsely suggested that he was guilty of violent conduct towards his former girlfriend.”

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The Guardian, 12th March 2012