Lord Mcalpine Scandal

Three Years Of Charity Work For Libellous Tweet

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.03.2013 | UK

A Guardian columnist has agreed to carry out charity work for three years after wrongly naming Lord McAlpine as a paedophile on Twitter. George Mon...

How Lord McAlpine Ditched Defamation For Donation

PA | Posted 21.02.2013 | UK Politics

Lord McAlpine has announced that he is dropping defamation claims against Twitter users with fewer than 500 followers who wrongly named him as a paedo...

She's Back!

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.11.2012 | UK

Sally Bercow has reactivated her Twitter account after she closed it when she linked Lord McAlpine to false child abuse allegations. A former Tory ...

Lord McAlpine To Donate Libel Compensation To BBC Charity

PA | Posted 20.11.2012 | UK

Lord McAlpine is donating compensation he receives from defamatory posts on Twitter to BBC Children in Need, it has been revealed. The Tory peer ha...

Alan Davies Says 'Sorry to Lord McAlpine

PA | Posted 20.11.2012 | UK

Comedian Alan Davies has apologised to Lord McAlpine for naming him in relation to false allegations about abuse at a children's home. The former T...

George Entwistle's Resignation A 'Terrible Mistake'

PA/Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 10.01.2013 | UK

George Entwistle's resignation was described as a "terrible mistake" on Saturday night by Labour's former culture secretary Ben Bradshaw. He wrote...

George Entwistle Resigns As Director General Of The BBC

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 10.01.2013 | UK

George Entwistle has resigned as director general of the BBC. The news was announced by Entwistle and BBC Trust Chairman Lord Patten in a statement ou...

Entwistle Faces Huge Backlash Over Handling Of Newsnight

The Huffington Post UK | Charlie Lindlar and Paul Vale | Posted 10.11.2012 | UK

The director general of the BBC faces an uncertain future on Saturday night over the latest scandal to blight the corporation's flagship Newsnight pro...