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Rebekah Brooks' First Day in the Office

Ian Kirby | Posted 07.09.2016 | UK
Ian Kirby

As News UK's new chief executive officer settles herself under her new desk at the Baby Shard it is a good time to ask which Rebekah Brooks started work today? Was it the flame haired networker of the early Noughties with a contact book to die for

Look Who Is Heading Back To Murdoch's Payroll

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 24.10.2014 | UK

NEW YORK -- Rebekah Brooks, the former Chief Executive at News International, washed up in New York this week, exploring possible job opportunities, a...

Asa Bennett

Six Wars Miliband Has Waged Against Business | Asa Bennett | Posted 13.06.2014 | UK Politics

Ed Miliband has come under pressure from two former Labour ministers to be nicer to business and not give the impression that he wants to hurt British...

Coulson And Brooks Affair Ran Until He Quit Paper, Court Hears

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 25.04.2014 | UK

Andy Coulson's on-off affair with Rebekah Brooks went on for nine years and stopped for good only around the time he resigned as editor of the News of...

The 'Terrified' Texts Brooks Sent To Blair

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 12.03.2014 | UK

Rebekah Brooks texted Tony Blair that she was "feeling properly terrified" the day before a police interview, exchanging many texts with him in the da...

Rebekah Brooks Gave Go Ahead To 'Willy In A Bikini' Shots

Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 05.12.2013 | UK

Rebekah Brooks tried to buy a photo of Prince William dressed as a Bond girl in a bikini for £4,000, a jury has heard. The Old Bailey heard that B...

Rebekah Brooks Paid For 'Bikini' Photo Of Prince William, Court Hears

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 01.11.2013 | UK

Former Sun editor Rebekah Brooks authorised a £4,000 payment for picture of Prince William in a bikini at a James Bond themed party, but didn't use i...

Rebekah Brooks And Andy Coulson Had Six-Year Affair

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 31.10.2013 | UK

Former News of the World editors Rebekah Brooks and Andy Coulson had a secret affair which lasted at least six years, the phone hacking trial at the O...

Newspapers Thrown Out By Court Of Appeal

PA/ The Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.10.2013 | UK

Newspaper and magazine publishers have been refused an urgent injunction to stop ministers going to the Privy Council to seek the Queen's approval for...

'Journalists Are No More Entitled To Break The Law Than Anyone Else'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.10.2013 | UK

Phone hacking took place at the News of the World, with the full knowledge of the people who "held the purse-strings", jurors in the trial of former N...

After Months Of Speculation, Hacking Trial Underway

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.10.2013 | UK

The newspaper editor, top journalists and the ex-Number 10 spin doctor at the heart of the storm around alleged phone hacking which engulfed Fleet Str...

Why the Days of Page 3 Are Numbered

Victoria Sadler | Posted 14.10.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Victoria Sadler

The Sun cannot possibly continue for much longer against this groundswell of opinion. But given its stringent, seemingly intractable, position of defending Page 3, it seems that it has boxed itself in. There are rumours that News International has created a task force to look at how Page 3 could be revamped and modernised. Yet how to do this without losing face?

Rupert Murdoch Asked To Re-Appear Before MPs Over Phone Hacking

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.09.2013 | UK

Rupert Murdoch has been invited to re-appear before MPs after a tape recording emerged of him apparently telling journalists he regretted the level of...

'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...

Murdoch Changes Name

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.08.2013 | UK

In one of the dullest name changes in history, Rupert Murdoch's News International, which owns newspapers including The Sun and The Sunday Times, has ...

The Sun's Dominic Mohan Quits..

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.06.2013 | UK

The current editor of The Sun Dominic Mohan, who has steered the tabloid through one of its most turbulent times, is leaving the paper. Mohan, who ...

David Cameron Rejects Calls For The Sun To Be Banned From Parliament

The Huffington Post UK | Ned Simons | Posted 19.06.2013 | UK Politics

David Cameron has rejected calls for The Sun newspaper to be banned from parliament. During prime minister's questions on Wednesday, Green MP Carol...

Harman's Move on Murdoch Looks Like Partisanship - But it's a Democratic Necessity

James Elliott | Posted 14.08.2013 | UK Politics
James Elliott

I sense some will not have the stomach for this kind of confrontational, take-no-prisoners politics, but leftist division and passivity during the 1980s was precisely what gave rise to Thatcher and allowed her to unleash her 'anarchy of the ruling classes' on us all.

Ned Simons

Rupert Murdoch Should Own Fewer Newspapers, Says Harriet Harman | Ned Simons | Posted 13.06.2013 | UK Politics

Harriet Harman will use a speech on Thursday to suggest limiting the share of the newspaper market one person is allowed to own to below the "damaging...

Phone Hacking Trial Set for September

PA | Posted 14.06.2013 | UK

The trial of former News International chief executive Rebekah Brooks and fellow NI staff over allegations of phone hacking at the News of the World i...

Rebekah Brooks Pleads Not Guilty

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.06.2013 | UK

Former News International chief executive Rebekah Brooks has denied five charges linked to the phone hacking scandal. The 45-year-old entered not g...

Sun Journalist And HMRC Press Officer Charged With Misconduct

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.05.2013 | UK

A Sun journalist and a press officer for Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs will be charged with conspiracy to commit misconduct in public office over ...

The Sovereign's Dilemma

Sir Christopher Meyer | Posted 28.06.2013 | UK Politics
Sir Christopher Meyer

The politicians' draft Royal Charter is supposed to be a wizard wheeze to entrench "voluntary independent self-regulation", Judge Leveson's Orwellian oxymoron, without crossing David Cameron's Rubicon into statutory regulation. Of course, it does nothing of the kind. It is state regulation by any other name.

Why Britain Had to Act on Press Abuses

Professor Brian Cathcart | Posted 11.06.2013 | UK Politics
Professor Brian Cathcart

This is not a story that can be understood from headlines alone, partly because in Britain the headlines have so often wildly distorted the truth. Despite what you may have read, there is no threat by British politicians to interfere with press freedom. There is, however, a powerful consensus for change.

Rupert Murdoch Praises 'Brave' Thatcher

PA | Posted 09.04.2013 | UK

Rupert Murdoch has praised the "brave leadership" of Margaret Thatcher, claiming Britain is "far more successful" as a result of her premiership. I...