News International

Sun On Sunday To Be Launched 'Very Soon', Says Murdoch

Huffington Post UK / PA | Ned Simons and Michael Rundle | Posted 18.04.2012 | UK

Rupert Murdoch has told News International employees that he intends to launch the Sun on Sunday "very soon". In an email sent to staff in London M...

Rupert Murdoch Arrives In UK To Take Charge Of Sun Crisis

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.04.2012 | UK

Rupert Murdoch arrived at the Wapping headquarters of his British newspapers on Friday 17 February where he addressed staff in the wake of recent arre...

What Neville Thurlbeck Wants From News International Now..

The Huffington Post UK | Dina Rickman | Posted 16.02.2012 | UK

NUJ head Michelle Stanistreet has launched a campaign to get News International journalists back in the union via the News of the World's former chief...

Murdoch Due In London Following Crisis At The Sun

PA | Posted 16.04.2012 | UK

Rupert Murdoch is expected to fly into the UK on Thursday to take charge of the crisis at The Sun after 10 journalists were arrested over alleged corr...

Scotland Yard Defends Elveden Raids On Sun Journalists After 'Witch Hunt' Accusation

PA | Posted 14.04.2012 | UK

Scotland Yard has defended its handling of the inquiries into hacking and corrupt payments by journalists amid heavy criticism, insisting the operatio...

Has The Sun Editor Overreacted To Journalist Arrests?

The Huffington Post UK | Stephen Hull | Posted 13.02.2012 | UK

Trevor Kavanagh, associate editor of the under-fire Sun newspaper, has described the arrests of journalists as a "witch-hunt". Kavanagh says police...

Police Officer, MoD Employee And Armed Forces Member Arrested In Corruption Probe

Posted 11.02.2012 | UK

Police have arrested five senior Sun journalists and three others including a member of the armed forces in connection to their investigation into cor...

Unusual Suspects Want to Ban Page 3

Rebecca Gill | Posted 10.04.2012 | UK
Rebecca Gill

On Monday Dominic Mohan was recalled to the Leveson inquiry where he defended Page 3 as a "British institution". Unfortunately he missed the all important word 'was'- it was a British institution - and not a particularly good one at that. Platform 51 commissioned a nationally representative poll over the weekend which showed that almost twice as many women would support a ban on topless pictures of female models appearing in daily newspapers as would oppose it. In a country where many people feel uneasy with the word 'ban', these results are certainly striking.

Former News Of The World Editor 'Cannot Recall' Writing Mosley Email 'Threats'

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 09.02.2012 | UK

The former head of news at the News of the World told the Leveson media inquiry that a "culture of bullying" existed at the paper that "emanated from ...

World's Most Expensive Phone Bill

PA | Posted 09.04.2012 | UK

Rupert Murdoch's News Corporation spent £55m in just three months on investigations surrounding the closure of the News of the World. The owner of...

Steve Coogan Settles With News International Over Phone Hacking Claim

PA/The Huffington Post | Posted 08.02.2012 | UK

Paul Gascoigne, Steve Coogan and Alastair Campbell are among claimants who have accepted damages from News International over phone hacking on Wednesd...

Steve Coogan Due To Settle Phone-Hacking Claim

The Guardian | Posted 08.04.2012 | UK

Steve Coogan is poised to settle his phone-hacking claim at the high court on Wednesday morning, just days before his case against the Murdoch-owned p...

Sun Editor: Page 3 Girls Are Good Role Models

Huffington Post UK | Stephen Hull | Posted 07.02.2012 | UK

Dominic Mohan, editor of The Sun newspaper, has described topless page 3 girls as "good role models" who are "very healthy". During a second appea...

Times Editor Harding Admits Hacking Regrets

Posted 07.02.2012 | UK

James Harding, editor of The Times newspaper, has admitted he "sorely regrets" the intrusion by his publication into the identity of a blog author kno...

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...

More Than 800 'Likely' Victims Of Phone Hacking Identified

Huffington Post UK / PA | Posted 06.02.2012 | UK

Police have identified 829 "likely" victims of phone hacking and up to 6,000 more who might also have been targeted, the Leveson inquiry into media et...

Times 'Being Investigated For Computer Hacking'

The Huffington Post UK | Dina Rickman | Posted 02.02.2012 | UK

The Times newspaper is being investigated by police over computer hacking, a senior Labour MP has claimed. Tom Watson, who has campaigned to bring ...

Is This Rod Liddle's Most Offensive Article Ever?

Posted 27.03.2012 | UK

Rod Liddle, the controversial Sun writer, has caused upset after his latest column about the "pretend disabled". Liddle writes in today's newspaper...

New Mother Brooks Tells Of 'Beautiful Little Miracle'

PA | Posted 25.01.2012 | UK

Rebekah Brooks, the former News International chief executive, and her husband have become parents by a surrogate mother, her spokesman has confirmed....

Sticking Up for the Tabloids - Someone Has To

Scott Hill | Posted 25.03.2012 | UK Politics
Scott Hill

Publications such as the Guardian have taken great delight in condemning the indefensible actions of some News International hacks, but, in many ways, have failed miserably in their own coverage.

Surrey Police 'Knew NotW Had Milly Dowler's Voicemails'

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 23.01.2012 | UK

Surrey Police failed to follow-up indications that the News of the World hacked murder victim Milly Dowler's phone, new documents released by MPs appe...

The Black Hearts Who Hacked Milly Dowler's Phone

Damian Collins | Posted 24.03.2012 | UK Politics
Damian Collins

Last July Rebekah Brooks told her assembled staff that "worse revelations are yet to come and you will understand in a year why we closed News Of The World". We haven't had to wait a year and the evidence from the Surrey Police published today by our House of Commons Culture, Media and Sport Select Committee lays bare the scandal of phone hacking at the paper during the Milly Dowler case.

News International Settles Phone Hacking Claims

PA/The Huffington Post | Posted 19.01.2012 | UK

Dozens of celebrities and politicians, including Jude Law and Lord Prescott, have now settled damages claims over the News of the World phone-hacking ...

Tom Watson On How To Shed The "Perry Mason" Look

PA | Posted 19.01.2012 | UK Politics

Lawyers should be able to put questions to some witnesses appearing before Commons committees to help stop MPs probing issues such as phone hacking lo...

Phone Hacking: IPCC Delivers Fedorcio Misconduct Report, Decision Due

PA | Posted 17.03.2012 | UK

Scotland Yard's media chief will find out within days whether he faces punishment over his connections with a phone-hacking suspect. The police wat...