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James Murdoch Reappointed As BSkyB Director

PA | Posted 29.01.2012 | UK Politics

James Murdoch has been reappointed as a director of BSkyB at the company's annual general meeting. Provisional figures announced at the meeting in ...

Richard Peppiatt: I Was Smeared By Northern & Shell, Hears Leveson Inquiry

Huffington Post UK | Huffington Post Reporter | Posted 29.01.2012 | UK

A former Daily Star reporter has accused Northern & Shell - owners of the newspaper - of launching a smear campaign against him. Richard Peppiatt t...

Desmond: We've Always Heard About Other Papers Involved In Phone Hacking

Huffington Post UK | Dina Rickman | Posted 28.11.2011 | UK

Richard Desmond has told MPs that the Mail on Sunday, Mirror and the People were likely to have practised phone hacking as he gave evidence to a parli...

Charlotte Church Waived £100,000 To Sing At Murdoch's Wedding For 'Favourable' Press

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 28.01.2012 | UK

Charlotte Church sang at Rupert Murdoch’s wedding for free in exchange for favourable publicity, the Leveson Inquiry has heard. The 'Voice of an...

Ian Hurst Describes 'Corruption At The Highest Levels' Of Metropolitan Police

Huffington Post UK | Stephen Hull | Posted 28.11.2011 | UK

Former British army intelligence officer Ian Hurst has made strong allegations against the Metropolitan Police, claiming there is "corruption at the h...

Where the Leveson Inquiry Falls Short

Scott Hill | Posted 19.03.2012 | UK
Scott Hill

The British public, as well as tabloid newspapers, must tackle its faults if we are to gain a better standard of journalism in this country.

Former Wales First Minister's Wife Fears Her Phone Was Hacked

PA | Posted 25.11.2011 | UK Politics

The wife of Wales' former first minister Rhodri Morgan fears she may have been a victim of phone hacking while her husband was in office. Julie ...

Tabloid Journalism: The Press We Demand

Mark Fletcher-Brown | Posted 24.01.2012 | UK
Mark Fletcher-Brown

The tabloid diet sells. The UK loves stories involving celebrities, sex, drugs and rock and roll. We love to see people in high places fall from grace. And we love to watch nobodies live the dream - provided we can watch their fall in full Technicolor afterwards.

JK Rowling: Journalists Drove Me Out Of My Home

PA | Posted 24.01.2012 | UK

JK Rowling has told the Leveson Inquiry that she has had to take action against newspapers about 50 times over breaches of privacy and misreporting. ...

Piers Morgan To Give Evidence To Phone Hacking Inquiry

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.11.2011 | UK

Piers Morgan is to give evidence to the Leveson inquiry into media ethics and phone hacking, it has been announced. Lord Justice Leveson told the i...

Man Arrested By Police Investigating Computer Hacking Linked To NoTW

PA | Posted 24.11.2011 | UK

A 52-year-old man has been questioned by detectives investigating claims that private investigators working for News International were involved in co...

James Murdoch 'Quits Publishers Of The Sun And The Times'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.11.2011 | UK

James Murdoch has resigned as a director of the publishers of The Sun, The Times and The Sunday Times, it has been reported. Rupert Murdoch's son i...

Phone Hacking Went Beyond News International, Says Lawyer

Posted 23.11.2011 | UK

Mark Lewis, the lawyer for victims of phone hacking, has told the Leveson inquiry the practice went beyond the News of the World and News Internationa...

Steve Coogan: I Never Entered A 'Faustian Pact' With The Press

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.11.2011 | UK

Comedian Steve Coogan has told the inquiry into phone hacking that while he was no "paragon of virtue" he never entered into a "Faustian pact" with jo...

Glenn Mulcaire: I Did Not Delete Milly Dowler's Phone Messages

The Huffington Post UK | Huffington Post Reporter | Posted 21.01.2012 | UK

Private detective Glenn Mulcaire, who hacked phones for the News of the World, “did not delete messages” from the phone of murdered schoolgirl Mil...

Family of Murdered Private Investigator Vow to Keep Fighting

Sam Blackledge | Posted 19.01.2012 | UK
Sam Blackledge

Alastair Morgan lives on the top floor of a high-rise building in north London, shielded by a network of locks, lifts, intercoms and buzzers. It makes...

Hugh Grant Gives Phone Hacking Evidence

Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.01.2012 | UK

Actor Hugh Grant has said he suspects newspapers other than the News of the World of phone hacking. Speaking in the High Court before the Leveson I...

Leveson Inquiry: Milly Dowler's Parents To Give Evidence On Phone Hacking

PA | Posted 20.01.2012 | UK

Milly Dowler's parents will tell the press standards inquiry of the heartbreak they suffered when a private investigator gave them false hope about th...

Why Would I Want to Own John Lennon's Rotten Tooth?

Alan McGee | Posted 20.01.2012 | UK
Alan McGee

I have never owned John Lennon's tooth, and after the NME ran with that story it ended up on 245 different websites all over the world. As I said, it was a funny story, but not true!

Celebs Sienna Miller, Hugh Grant And JK Rowling First To Give Evidence In Leveson Inquiry

PA | Posted 18.01.2012 | UK

Hugh Grant, Sienna Miller and JK Rowling will be among the first witnesses to give evidence to the Leveson Inquiry into press standards next week. ...

Rebekah Brooks Expecting A Baby - But Who's The Mother?

PA | Posted 17.11.2011 | UK

Former News International chief executive Rebekah Brooks and her husband are expecting a baby by a surrogate mother, her spokesman said. The couple...

Kate McCann: I Was Mentally Raped By News Of The World

The Huffington Post UK | Huffington Post Reporter | Posted 17.01.2012 | UK

Kate McCann, the mother of missing Madeleine, felt like she'd been "mentally raped" after details from her private diary were printed in News of the W...

Milly Dowler's Parents 'Had Phones Hacked As They Retraced Her Last Moments'

The Huffington Post UK | Ned Simons | Posted 16.11.2011 | UK

Journalists hacked into the voicemails of Milly Dowler's parents in order to follow them as they retraced their daughter's final moments, it has been ...

Neville Thurlbeck: I Should Have Grown A Spine And Told Brooks About Hacking

The Huffington Post UK | Stephen Hull | Posted 16.01.2012 | UK

Neville Thurlbeck, the former News of the World journalist named in the infamous "For Neville" phone hacking email, has revealed his own version of ev...

Leveson Inquiry: Private Detective Told To 'Become A Journalist' By News Of The World

PA | Posted 16.01.2012 | UK

The News of the World told a private detective he had to "become a journalist" after the paper's royal editor was arrested for phone hacking, the pres...