Murdoch Phone Hacking

'It's A Disgrace'

PA | Posted 04.07.2013 | UK

Rupert Murdoch has vented his anger at the continuing police investigation into alleged phone-hacking and illegal payments to officials by journalists...

Fergie Settles With News Group Newspapers Over Phone Hacking

PA | Posted 08.02.2013 | UK

The Duchess of York settled her phone hacking damages claim at the High Court on Friday, receiving a public apology and damages. The announcement c...

Brooks Learns When She'll Appear In Court Over Phone Hacking

PA | Posted 02.10.2012 | UK

Former News International chief executive Rebekah Brooks was formally charged with phone hacking on Thursday and will appear in court next month, Scot...

Journalists Arrested For 'Phone Hacking' To Discover Fate

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.07.2012 | UK

Prosecutors are to announce on Tuesday whether they will bring charges in relation to the investigation into alleged phone hacking by journalists. ...

James Murdoch: 'NotW Should Not Have Run Max Mosley Story'

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.04.2012 | UK

James Murdoch has appeared before the Leveson Inquiry, answering questions about his role at News International. In an early exchange, the 39-year...

James Murdoch To Face Tough Questions At Leveson

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.04.2012 | UK

James Murdoch will be grilled on Tuesday about his stewardship of News International during the years when the phone-hacking scandal was growing. T...

So Who Did The Hacking?

PA | Posted 27.05.2012 | UK

The former News of the World US editor was today told he faces no further action in Scotland Yard's phone-hacking probe. James Desborough was held ...

Bribery Scandal: Will the Sun be Next to Sink?

Dan Ehrlich | Posted 28.04.2012 | UK
Dan Ehrlich

It appears the phone hacking scandal occupying the UK's news pages for the past few months may have been merely the preliminary act. The main event could well be the graft and corruption probe that now seems to be linking the Sun newspaper to numbers of Metropolitan Police officers and other public officials.

Phone Hacking: It Gets Worse For 'Failed' Police

Posted 08.04.2012 | UK

The Metropolitan Police Service today accepted at the High Court that its failure in 2006 and 2007 to warn victims and potential victims of phone hack...

Top 10 Must Read Stories Ahead Of James Murdoch's Phone Hacking Appearance

The Huffington Post UK | Stephen Hull | Posted 08.01.2012 | UK

Phone hacking at News of the World has started to make its way back up the news agenda after a series of new revelations about the activities of journ...

A British Spring? Phone-Hacking Scandal Threatens Murdoch Media Empire and British Government

Democracy Now! | Posted 18.09.2011 | UK
Democracy Now!

Ian Katz, deputy editor of The Guardian, and Sarah Smith, correspondent for Channel 4 News U.K., discuss the growing phone-hacking scandal that has threatened Rupert Murdoch's media empire.

Don't Let Murdoch Outfox Britain: A Warning From Across the Atlantic

David Fenton | Posted 11.09.2011 | UK
David Fenton

Is Rupert Murdoch "fit and proper?" The British authorities deciding this should review the behavior of his U.S. property Fox News. It's conduct would be truly shocking to the British public.

First Phone Hacking, Now Police Bribery - This is Now a Crisis for the UK Government Too

Colin Talbot | Posted 10.09.2011 | UK Politics
Colin Talbot

The explosive story about phone hacking, and now police bribery, involving the News of the World (NoW) and Rupert Murdoch's News International (NI) is fast escalating into a political crisis for the Coalition government.

Moment of Truth for the British Press

Jim Knight | Posted 11.09.2011 | UK Politics
Jim Knight

The press were merciless with MPs over expenses, and as a result an independent standards authority now operates to ensure such a scandal doesn't happen again. Parliament and the Courts should be just as tough with the press.

Phone-Hacking Brings Speeches Back to UK TV Screens

Max Atkinson | Posted 05.09.2011 | UK Politics
Max Atkinson

After years of writing and blogging about the reluctance of British television news programmes to broadcast much from speeches (e.g. HERE & HERE),...

News Corp: A Good Empire

James Moran | Posted 06.09.2011 | UK Comedy
James Moran

No matter how insane and evil publications like News of the World appear to be -- according to "the facts" -- we can rest easy that noble News Corp empire is about to become a lot more powerful, thanks to Jeremy Hunt.

NOTW Scandal - Public Apathy Turns to Public Rage

Roy Greenslade | Posted 04.09.2011 | UK Politics
Roy Greenslade

In the lexicon of journalism the word "unprecedented" has reached cliché status. But I make no apology for using it to describe both the allegation against the News of the World that it hacked into a murdered girl's voicemail messages and the public response to it.

More Phone Hacking Allegations Emerge

The Guardian | Posted 04.09.2011 | UK

The parents of Holly Wells and Jessica Chapman, the two children murdered by Ian Huntley, were contacted by Scotland Yard detectives investigating pho...