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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 | 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 | 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 | 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...

Further Links Claimed Between Arrested NOTW Exec And Met Chief

The Huffington Post | Michael Rundle | Posted 15.09.2011 | UK

The Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police, Sir Paul Stephenson, came under fresh pressure Saturday as it was claimed by Sky News that he spent time ...

Brown Refers News International Hacking Claims To The Police

The Huffington Post | Michael Rundle | Posted 15.09.2011 | UK

Former-Prime Minister Gordon Brown has referred his complaint that News International journalists illegally obtained information including his family ...

Competitive Pressure, Ethical Void Earmark UK Phone Hacking Scandal

Dan Ehrlich | Posted 15.09.2011 | UK Politics
Dan Ehrlich

Now those chickens have come home to roost...there's a time of reckoning. Ms. Brooks never expected the seeds of her brand of journalism would breed several out of control.

Hacks Hack Hacks: Journalists 'Targeted' By News of the World

Sky News | Sky News | Posted 15.09.2011 | UK

Police have told two Mail on Sunday journalists they may be hacking victims of private investigator Glenn Mulcaire, says Sky's Jeff Randall....

'Vote Murdoch Out Of BSkyB', Says Former Treasury Minister

The Huffington Post | Michael Rundle | Posted 15.09.2011 | UK

BSkyB shareholders should remove James Murdoch as chairman of their board said Paul Myners, the former Labour treasury minister and current peer. M...

What Passes for Political Protest These Days?

Caroline Mortimer | Posted 15.09.2011 | UK Politics
Caroline Mortimer

The social media age has in some ways allowed people to have more say in how society's leaders run the country and their businesses, as seen by countless commentators breathlessly extolling the virtues of social media in bringing about the Arab Spring.

When is it Time to Go?

Mark Fletcher-Brown | Posted 14.09.2011 | UK
Mark Fletcher-Brown

Most people thought that Rebekah Brooks would have gone a lot earlier than she did. But knowing when to leave is not easy.

Hague: Coulson Meeting Was 'Normal, Human Thing To Do'

Huffington Post | Michael Rundle | Posted 14.09.2011 | UK

Foreign Secretary William Hague has defended David Cameron's decision to invite his former press chief and former-News of the World editor Andy Coulso...