Prince Harry loses bid to incorporate Rupert Murdoch in hacking lawsuit | EUROtoday

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LONDON — Britain’s Prince Harry can’t increase his lawsuit towards Rupert Murdoch’s U.Ok. publishing firm to incorporate extra claims that the media mogul personally “turned a blind eye” to an alleged coverup of telephone hacking and different wrongdoing at his U.Ok. newspapers, London’s High Court dominated Tuesday.

Judge Timothy Fancourt was vital of the request by Harry and others who declare they had been victims of the hacks, likening it to trying to find “ ‘trophy’ targets” within the long-running civil litigation. But the choose additionally cleared the best way for plaintiffs to air allegations that present and former executives beneath Murdoch carried out an effort to hide proof associated to the hacking, together with William Lewis, now the writer and CEO of The Washington Post.