A News of the World reporter was told by a “tyrant” boss to write a story about one of James Bulger’s killers from an anonymous tipster, a court heard today.
Tue, 28 Oct, 2014
A former News of the World reporter has been spared jail after giving key evidence in the case against his old boss, Andy Coulson, in the phone-hacking trial.
Fri, 25 Jul, 2014
Disgraced No 10 spin doctor Andy Coulson was handed the "major share of the blame" for phone hacking at the News of the World as he was jailed for 18 months.
Sat, 05 Jul, 2014
Former editor Andy Coulson and three of his most senior staff “utterly corrupted” the News of the World at the highest level and presided over phone hacking on an industrial scale, a court heard today.
Mon, 30 Jun, 2014
Disgraced Downing St spin doctor Andy Coulson will be reunited with former workmates from the News of the World (NotW) this week as they face up to two years in jail for their part in the phone-hacking plot.
Milly Dowler’s sister has slammed the “incestuous” relationship between Britain’s top politicians and the press as she spoke out in the wake of the first verdicts in the phone hacking trial.
Wed, 25 Jun, 2014
Former News of the World editor Andy Coulson has been found guilty of conspiring to hack phones with others between 2000 and 2006.
Tue, 24 Jun, 2014
The mother of murdered Sarah Payne gave evidence in the phone hacking trial and said the News of the World had been a “force for good”.
Sat, 12 Apr, 2014
Rebekah Brooks was accused in court of carrying on a “cover up” over the extent of phone hacking at the News of the World.
Wed, 05 Mar, 2014
Former News International chief executive Rebekah Brooks has admitted paying public officials for information on “half a dozen” occasions during her time as a newspaper editor.
Thu, 27 Feb, 2014
Former News of the World editor Rebekah Brooks has spoken of her “shock and horror” when she learned that the newspaper hacked murdered schoolgirl Milly Dowler’s voicemails while she was editor.
Wed, 26 Feb, 2014
Former News International chief executive Rebekah Brooks laid bare details of her “car crash” personal life as she gave evidence about the inner workings of the News of the World.
Sat, 22 Feb, 2014
Fri, 21 Feb, 2014
Rebekah Brooks discussed paying £200,000 (€241,000) a year to PR guru Max Clifford to back out of a civil case, the hacking trial was told.
Wed, 05 Feb, 2014
Actor Jude Law tried to manipulate a News of the World story about his girlfriend Sienna Miller’s affair with Bond star Daniel Craig to make it appear that “she cheated first”, it was claimed.
Sat, 01 Feb, 2014
A former tabloid reporter has claimed he was recruited from the Sunday Mirror to join the News of the World partly because of his knowledge of phone hacking.
Tue, 28 Jan, 2014
Rebekah Brooks could not be shown to have authorised payments to private investigator Glenn Mulcaire during her editorship at the News of the World, it was claimed in court.
Tue, 19 Nov, 2013
Phone hacking took place at the News of the World and the people in charge knew about it, jurors in the trial of former News International chief executive Rebekah Brooks and ex-spin doctor Andy Coulson, have been told.
Wed, 30 Oct, 2013
The prosecution case in the trial of former News International chief executive Rebekah Brooks and ex-spin doctor Andy Coulson is due to open today.
A senior British counter-terrorism police officer was found guilty of misconduct in public office over a call to the News of the World to discuss an investigation into phone-hacking by its reporters.
Fri, 11 Jan, 2013
David Cameron’s former spin doctor Andy Coulson and ex-News International chief executive Rebekah Brooks will face trial over allegations linked to phone hacking in September next year.
Thu, 27 Sep, 2012
Former News International chief executive Rebekah Brooks, from Oxfordshire, and David Cameron's ex-spin doctor Andy Coulson will face trial over allegations linked to phone hacking in September next year.
Wed, 26 Sep, 2012
Former News International chief executive Rebekah Brooks will appear in court today to face charges linked to alleged phone hacking.
Mon, 03 Sep, 2012
News International’s former legal adviser Tom Crone “categorically denies” any criminal offence, his solicitor said today, after the 60-year-old was arrested and bailed by police investigating phone hacking.
Fri, 31 Aug, 2012
News International's former legal adviser Tom Crone has been arrested in London by police investigating alleged phone hacking.
Thu, 30 Aug, 2012
Former News International chief executive Rebekah Brooks was formally charged with phone hacking today and will appear in court next month, Scotland Yard said.
Thu, 02 Aug, 2012
Senior journalists from the News of the World pledged yesterday to clear their names after it was announced that eight people, including David Cameron’s former spin doctor, Andy Coulson, will be charged with phone hacking.
Wed, 25 Jul, 2012
The deputy chief constable of Surrey Police is being investigated over claims that he failed to act over the hacking of schoolgirl Milly Dowler’s phone.
Thu, 28 Jun, 2012
Sorry did not seem to be the hardest word at the Leveson inquiry into press standards as Rupert Murdoch gave a humble show during his final day of grilling.
Fri, 27 Apr, 2012
Sorry did not seem to be the hardest word at the Leveson Inquiry into press standards today as Rupert Murdoch gave a humble show during his final day of grilling.
Thu, 26 Apr, 2012
A Scotland Yard chief forced to resign over the phone-hacking scandal gives evidence today at the Leveson Inquiry into press standards.
Thu, 01 Mar, 2012
Three Scotland Yard officers involved in the original police investigation into phone hacking at the News of the World (NotW) will give evidence to the Leveson Inquiry today.
Wed, 29 Feb, 2012
News of the World journalists used phone hacking, harassment and lies to secure scoops on missing British schoolgirl Milly Dowler, police reported, detailing a litany of abusive press practices.
Tue, 24 Jan, 2012
AFTER weeks examining the illicit and underhanded practices of a sensation- hungry press, Britain’s media ethics inquiry shifted its gaze to celebrity magazine editors, who painted a kinder, gentler picture of their trade.
Thu, 19 Jan, 2012
IT was “very unlikely” that former editor Piers Morgan did not know about alleged phone hacking at the Daily Mirror, the Leveson Inquiry has heard.
Thu, 22 Dec, 2011
A lifestyle consultant who worked with ex-Labour Prime Minister Tony Blair and his wife Cherie today said she had been told by police that her mobile phone messages were hacked by a private investigator working for the News of the World (NotW).
Tue, 01 Nov, 2011
Surrey Police was aware that Milly Dowler’s phone was hacked by someone working for the News of the World (NotW) in 2002, the force’s chief has said.
Fri, 21 Oct, 2011
TWO former senior journalists at the News of the World have launched claims for unfair dismissal against the publishers.
Thu, 29 Sep, 2011
TRINITY MIRROR says it does not yet know the impact of an editorial review implemented after a phone-hacking scandal at the News of the World but said its sales had benefited from the closure of the rival tabloid.
Sat, 13 Aug, 2011
In the Commons, Rupert Murdoch and his son James resembled The Simpsons’ characters Mr Burns and Smithers.
Sat, 23 Jul, 2011
THE whistleblower News of the World reporter who alleged Andy Coulson “encouraged” him to hack phones has been found dead.
Tue, 19 Jul, 2011
THE FBI has opened an investigation into allegations that media mogul Rupert Murdoch’s News Corporation sought to hack into the phones of 9/11 victims, according to a law enforcement official.
Fri, 15 Jul, 2011
Footballer Ryan Giggs has become the latest celebrity to launch legal action against the News of the World over alleged phone hacking by the newspaper, his lawyers confirmed.
Thu, 16 Jun, 2011
The phone hacking scandal that led to the resignation of David Cameron’s communications chief widened today as a media lawyer revealed it now involves newspapers other than the News of the World.
Sat, 22 Jan, 2011
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