Andrew Mitchell launches libel suit against The Sun for breaking "Plebgate" story

Police find 'no evidence' that officers lied in Plebgate row as Andrew Mitchell launches libel suit against The Sun for story that cost him his job Ex Tory Chief Whip Andrew Mitchell issued writ against The Sun yesterdayLawyer says it is to address 'campaign of vilification by the Sun against him'It was claimed he called police 'plebs' in spat as he left Downing St last year 'A number of potential actions being considered' against other newspapers 'Initial papers' regarding the row were passed to detectives yesterday . Those arrested include a 52-year-old from the DPG who was held on December 15 on suspicion of misconduct in public office and bailed until April

Taxpayers 25,000 bill after Met chief admits defeat in libel battle with former top officer

Taxpayers’ 25,000 bill after Met chief admits defeat in libel battle with former top officer | UPDATED: 01:31 GMT, 19 December 2012 Taxpayers face a bill of up to 25,000 after Britain’s most senior policeman admitted defeat in his libel battle with one of Scotland Yard’s former top officers. Met Commissioner Bernard Hogan-Howe has reached an out-of-court settlement with former counter-terrorism chief John Yates over a memo he sent in April to the Home Office, Foreign Office and senior and middle-ranking Met officers.

Lord McAlpine receives total of 310,000 in libel damages from BBC and ITV for wrongful child sex abuse allegations

Lord McAlpine receives total of 310,000 in libel damages from BBC and ITV for wrongful child sex abuse allegationsFormer Tory Party treasurer was wrongly linked to abuse at a Wales care homeHe intends to give the money to charity, it is saidBoth broadcasters have 'apologised unreservedly' for the mistake | UPDATED: 13:31 GMT, 18 December 2012 Lord McAlpine has today settled his libel actions against the BBC and ITV after they wrongly implicated him in child sex abuse allegations Lord McAlpine has today settled his libel actions against the BBC and ITV after they wrongly implicated him in child sex abuse allegations.

Lord McAlpine sues Sally Bercow for 50,000 over Twitter slur

Lord McAlpine sues Sally Bercow for 50,000 over Twitter slur after botched BBC documentary led to him being wrongly identified as a paedophileLord McAlpine has instructed his lawyers to file formal proceedingsMrs Bercow has consistently denied that her Tweet was defamatoryShe has instructed City of London lawyers Carter-Ruck to represent her | UPDATED: 23:14 GMT, 13 December 2012 Sally Bercow is being sued for 50,000 by Lord McAlpine after she sent an online message linking him to sex abuse at a care home.