Piers Stefan Pughe-Morgan born Piers Stefan O’Meara; who was sacked as editor of the Daily Mirror after his newspaper was found to have used faked photographs of British soldiers abusing Iraqi prisoners, denied any involvement in phone hacking after he was implicated during the Leveson Inquiry by high-profile figures such as Jeremy Paxman.
However, two more tabloid newspapers were dragged into the phone-hacking scandal last night with the former England football manager Sven Goran Errikson among four people intending to sue the Daily Mirror and the Sunday People.
The former nanny to David Beckham’s children, Abbie Gibson, has been joined by Coronation Street actress Shobna Gulati and the former Blackburn Rovers captain Gary Flitcroft in seeking damages at the High Court from the People.
Mr Errikson’s action against the Daily Mirror could prove the most damaging to the owners of the two titles, Mirror Group Newspapers, given that it relates to a period when Piers Morgan was serving as editor. Ouch, we wonder how that will affect the darling of the US media. Read more