News of the World

Newsagents Hit By News Of The World Closure

BBC | Posted 17.09.2011 | UK

It was the first Sunday in Anjali Karpal's 20-year career as a newsagent that she did not put out the News of the World on her newspaper stand. On...

Fraud Office Considering News Corp Probe

PA | Posted 17.09.2011 | UK

PRESS ASSOCIATION -- The Serious Fraud Office (SFO) is to give "full consideration" to calls for it to launch an investigation into Rupert Murdoch's N...

Yates Resigns From Met Police As Scandal Intensifies

Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.09.2011 | UK

John Yates, the Assistant Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police, has resigned from his position following criticism of a previous inquiry into phone...

David Cameron To Come Home Early From Africa Trip

Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.09.2011 | UK

David Cameron is to fly home from his trip to Africa early, in the wake of criticism from the Labour leader Ed Miliband. He was originally due back...

Q&A: Key Issues As Murdochs And Brooks Face Hearing

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 17.09.2011 | UK

Rupert Murdoch, James Murdoch and Rebekah Brooks are due to appear before a parliamentary committee on Tuesday over phone hacking and corruption alleg...

John Yates Recalled To Give Evidence Before MPs

Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.09.2011 | UK

The Assistant Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police, John Yates, has been recalled to appear before the Home Affairs select committee on Tuesday ove...

Paul Stephenson's Resignation was Both Honourable and Shocking

Keith Vaz | Posted 17.09.2011 | UK Politics
Keith Vaz

When I ask someone to appear before the Home Affairs Committee there is always a degree of shadow boxing about their availability, times have to be checked and appointments moved. Not so with Sir Paul.

Cameron To Make Statement To Parliament Over Phone Hacking

Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.09.2011 | UK Politics

Prime Minister David Cameron has said parliament will sit for an extra day to consider Tuesday's select committee hearings into phone hacking and poli...

Miliband To Call For Parliamentary Extension Over Phone Hacking Crisis

Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.09.2011 | UK Politics

Labour Leader Ed Miliband is to urge for parliament to sit for an extra day on Wednesday to discuss the phone hacking crisis. In a speech on Monday...

Resignation of Metropolitan Police Commissioner

Tim Brain | Posted 16.09.2011 | UK Politics
Tim Brain

Sir Paul Stephenson's resignation as Metropolitan Police Commissioner ultimately became inevitable. Nevertheless, it is a calamitous event for both the Met's internal morale and public confidence.

Boris Johnson Casts Doubt On Future Of Assistant Met Commissioner

Press Association | Michael Rundle | Posted 16.09.2011 | UK

Mayor of London Boris Johnson has indicated that the assistant commissioner of the Met, John Yates, will be investigated by the Metropolitan Police Au...

Miliband To Say That Powerful Must Not Be 'Untouchable'

Press Association | Press Association | Posted 16.09.2011 | UK

PRESS ASSOCIATION -- Ed Miliband is set to blame the phone hacking scandal on a culture of "irresponsibility" that also led to the banking crisis and ...

Cameron In South Africa On Three-Day Trade Mission

Press Association | Press Association | Posted 16.09.2011 | UK

PRESS ASSOCIATION -- Prime Minister David Cameron has insisted he would press ahead with his visit to Africa, despite the escalating crisis at home ov...

British PM Calls African Trip Short To Handle Scandal

Posted 16.09.2011 | UK

LONDON, July 18 (Reuters) - Prime Minister David Cameron is cutting short an African trade tour to fly back to Britain to take control of an inqui...

Murdoch Empire Under Siege

AP | By MICHAEL LIEDTKE and RYAN NAKASHIMA | Posted 16.09.2011 | UK

SAN FRANCISCO -- To his many enemies, Rupert Murdoch is getting his comeuppance. Murdoch's tabloid newspapers long have reveled in the misdeeds of ot...

Dina Rickman

Rebekah Brooks Bailed After 12 Hours of Questioning

HuffingtonPost.com | Dina Rickman | Posted 16.09.2011 | UK

Rebekah Brooks has been released on bail, the Metropolitan Police confirmed early on Monday. The former News International chief executive went to ...

Rebekah Brooks Comes Clean (faced)

Emma Bannister | Posted 16.09.2011 | UK Style
Emma Bannister

One of the most striking things about the Rebekah Brooks saga over the past few days is how she opted to appear in front of world press and TV crews with a soap scrubbed face

Focus On Cameron After Top Police Chief Resigns

The Huffington Post | Dina Rickman | Posted 16.09.2011 | UK Politics

The dramatic resignation of Metropolitan Police Chief Sir Paul Stephenson has shifted the focus back onto Prime Minister David Cameron’s appointment...

Why do the Tories hate Gordon Brown so much?

Mark Ferguson | Posted 16.09.2011 | UK Politics
Mark Ferguson

There are many negative feelings one might reasonably have towards Gordon Brown - pity, disappointment or even anger - but hatred? Pure, visceral, unadulterated hatred? I'm not sure where that comes from - but wherever it is, it's a dark and unpleasant place indeed...

24 Hours is a Long Time in News Corp

Stephen Canning | Posted 15.09.2011 | UK Politics
Stephen Canning

The damage to Rupert Murdoch's multi-billion-dollar global media empire has already become much more extensive than most would have imagined only a week ago and this damage will most likely extend to the rest of the news industry.

Why is Taxpayers' Money Being Spent Helping Policemen Become Comics?

John Fleming | Posted 12.09.2011 | UK Comedy
John Fleming

We are in an economic recession. Even without that, life is tough enough for the aspiring stand-up comedian without policemen trying to muscle their w...

Dina Rickman

Rebekah Brooks Arrested, Milly Dowler's Family Solicitor Mark Lewis And MP Chris Bryant Skeptical Of Timing

HuffingtonPost.com | Dina Rickman | Posted 16.09.2011 | UK

The timing of former News International Chief Executive Rebekah Brooks’s arrest “stinks”, the solicitor representing Milly Dowler’s family has...

Dina Rickman

Rebekah Brooks Arrested In Connection With Phone Hacking Scandal

HuffingtonPost.com | Dina Rickman | Posted 16.09.2011 | UK

Rebekah Brooks has been arrested, the Metropolitan Police confirmed on Sunday. The former News International chief executive went to a London polic...

John Whittingdale: I Have 570 Friends On Facebook

The Huffington Post | Dina Rickman | Posted 15.09.2011 | UK

John Whittingdale has denied his links to former News International Chief Executive Rebekah Brooks are too close, after it was revealed the two are fr...

Theresa May To Make Statement On Police Links To Arrested Former NOTW Journalist

The Huffington Post | Dina Rickman | Posted 15.09.2011 | UK

The Home Secretary Theresa May will make a statement to parliament tomorrow after a number of politicians expressed concern about the Metropolitan Pol...