News of the World

Phone-Hack Squad Examining '300m Emails'

Press Gazette | Posted 11.01.2012 | UK

Scotland Yard's phone-hacking squad is working its way through 300 million emails from News International, the force's chief has disclosed. ...

MPs Reaction To James Murdoch's Second Evidence Session

The Huffington Post UK | Chris Wimpress | Posted 10.01.2012 | UK Politics

James Murdoch has robustly defended himself in front of Parliament's inquiry into phone hacking at the News of the World, insisting that he knew nothi...

Rebekah Brooks Thought Tom Watson Was 'Mad'

The Huffington Post UK | Stephen Hull | Posted 10.01.2012 | UK

Rebekah Brooks had a “pathological” hate for phone hacking MP Tom Waston and thought he was “mad,” it has emerged. During the grilling of N...

James Murdoch Accused Of Being Mafia Boss By Tom Watson

The Huffington Post UK | Stephen Hull | Posted 10.01.2012 | UK

James Murdoch was sensationally accused of being a Mafia boss by Tom Watson as he faced a fierce grilling over News of the World phone hacking on Thur...

James Murdoch and the Hacking Scandal: Cock Up or Conspiracy? Please Vote Now

Mark Lewis | Posted 09.01.2012 | UK Politics
Mark Lewis

With Murdoch back before the Media Select Committee today, let me share a few of my own thoughts on the evidence we've heard so far.

The "Hackgate" Chronicles; Showdown #2

Callum Jones | Posted 09.01.2012 | UK
Callum Jones

James Murdoch, once a man presumed by all to takeover one of the most powerful media empires on the planet, has been brought to the brink. At 11am on Thursday, he has a chance to turn his luck around. The odds in his favour may be tiny, but his potential gains are colossal.

LIVE: James Murdoch Before MPs Culture Committee For Second Time

The Huffington Post UK | Chris Wimpress | Posted 09.01.2012 | UK Politics

James Murdoch is facing the Commons Culture Committee for a second time, as MPs investigate whether the News International chief misled parliament in ...

Neville Thurlbeck 'Refused' To Give Evidence Against News International

PA | Posted 09.01.2012 | UK

The News of the World's former chief reporter has claimed he has refused a police offer to give evidence against his ex-employers. Neville Thurlbec...

James Murdoch Prepares For Second Commons Grilling Over Phone Hacking

PA | Posted 09.01.2012 | UK Politics

News International executive chairman James Murdoch is preparing for a make-or-break appearance before Parliament as he returns for his second grillin...

Prince William, Daniel Radcliffe and Gary Lineker 'Followed' By News Of The World

The Huffington Post UK | Huffington Post Reporter | Posted 08.01.2012 | UK

Prince William, Harry Potter actor Daniel Radcliffe and former England footballer Gary Lineker were all covertly surveyed by News of the World, it has...

Phone Hacking Exclusive: Police Investigate If Alan McGee Was Hacked

The Huffington Post UK | Stephen Hull | Posted 06.01.2012 | UK

Alan McGee, the founder of Creation Records, has been told he could have had his phone hacked by News of the World. He was informed in a letter tha...

Phone Hacking: Now I'm Involved in the News of the World Scandal

Alan_McGee | Posted 06.01.2012 | UK
Alan_McGee

It turns out that my name has popped up in the News of the World phone hacking case and they are investigating as I type. In truth, I would have been gutted to think I wasn't worth at least a little hack! Imagine being deemed by the people at News of the World as not being in the the top 8,000 most interesting people? Joking aside, if the police confirm that I have indeed been hacked, I will still sue. The joke to me is that in the period they are talking about, whoever had the pleasure to get into my voicemail would have been faced with hour-long Courtney Love rambles about her new songs at 5am UK time.

Rebekah Brooks Received £1.7m Pay-Off and Chauffeur-Driven Limousine

Guardian | Posted 06.01.2012 | UK

Rebekah Brooks, the former News of the World editor who resigned as chief executive of News International at the height of the phone-hacking scandal, ...

Authorities must root out corruption in cricket

Sam Blackledge | Posted 02.01.2012 | UK
Sam Blackledge

REMEMBER the News of the World? Just four months have passed since the paper was closed in the wake of the phone hacking scandal and already it has pa...

Phone Hacking: 5,800 Possible Victims, Police Claim

PA | Posted 03.01.2012 | UK

The number of possible victims of phone hacking by the News of the World now stands at close to 5,800, police have said. As of Thursday the total f...

Murdoch Writes Off $91m For Shutting News Of The World In Hacking Scandal

The Guardian | Posted 03.01.2012 | UK

Closing the News of the World cost Rupert Murdoch's News Corp $91m (£57.2m), the company has announced....

Tom Watson: 'New Phone Hacking Evidence Is Devastating

The Huffington Post UK | Stephen Hull | Posted 01.01.2012 | UK

Tom Watson, the MP central to chasing down the phone hacking inquiry, has described new evidence against News Of The World as "devastating". On Tue...

Carole Caplin Wins Tony Blair 'Sex Secrets' Libel Case Against The Daily Mail

The Huffington Post UK | Stephen Hull | Posted 01.01.2012 | UK

Carole Caplin, Cherie Blair's former lifestyle guru, has won her defamation claim against the Daily Mail after it falsely accused her of wanting to se...

Tom Watson: 'No Chance' I'll Quit Phone Hacking Committee

PA | Posted 27.12.2011 | UK Politics

Phone-hacking campaigner Tom Watson has said there is "no chance" he will quit his role on the committee investigating the scandal. John Whittingda...

Met Finds Secret Phone At Centre Of NI Hacking

The Independent | Posted 26.12.2011 | UK

Specialist detectives from the Metropolitan Police have discovered the existence of a secret mobile phone within News International's east London head...

Mr Forgetful. Murdoch’s Man Struggles During Phone Hacking Grilling

The Huffington Post UK | Stephen Hull | Posted 24.12.2011 | UK

Les Hinton, Rupert Murdoch's right hand man, has denied any role in the phone hacking scandal but admitted: "The full story is unclear". In a bizar...

'David Cameron Ignored Advice To Halt Leveson Inquiry'

The Huffington Post UK | Stephen Hull | Posted 23.12.2011 | UK

David Cameron has been accused of pushing ahead with the Leveson Inquiry into phone hacking despite advice from the Attorney-General it could compromi...

Rupert Murdoch To Give £1m To Charity In Phone Hacking Settlement

Posted 21.12.2011 | UK

Rupert Murdoch has confirmed that he intends to make a personal donation of £1 million to charity by way of an apology for the hacking of murdered sc...

83 Year Old Mother Continues Her Fight for Justice

Jennette Arnold | Posted 21.12.2011 | UK Politics
Jennette Arnold

On a very cold Tuesday at 12 noon I met with Isobel Hulsmann outside the Home Office. Isabel is 83 years old and for the past 24 years she and her family have been at the centre of what London's Assistant Police Commissioner called "one of the most deplorable episodes in the entire history of the Metropolitan Police Service."

Surrey Police Aware News Of The World Hacked Milly Dowler's Phone In 2002

PA | Posted 20.12.2011 | UK

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. ...