Hugh Grant on mission to ‘destroy’ Daily Mail with help of convicted hacker, court hears

Hugh Grant arrives at the Los Angeles premiere of Dungeons and Dragons: Honour Among Thieves. Photo: AP

Will Bolton and Robert MendickTelegraph Media Group Limited

Hugh Grant “was out to destroy” the Daily Mail and allegedly hired a convicted phone hacker to help him do so, according to documents referred to at London’s High Court yesterday.