News of the World

Former Crimewatch Presenter Accuses NOTW

PA | Posted 28.02.2012 | UK

Former Crimewatch presenter Jacqui Hames suggested today that the News of the World placed her under surveillance because of the paper's links to susp...

Brooks Loaned Horse By Met Police

The Huffington Post UK | Dina Rickman | Posted 28.02.2012 | UK

The Metropolitan Police loaned former News International boss Rebekah Brooks a horse in 2008, while she was editor of The Sun. According to a state...

Bribery Scandal: Will the Sun be Next to Sink?

Dan Ehrlich | Posted 28.04.2012 | UK
Dan Ehrlich

It appears the phone hacking scandal occupying the UK's news pages for the past few months may have been merely the preliminary act. The main event could well be the graft and corruption probe that now seems to be linking the Sun newspaper to numbers of Metropolitan Police officers and other public officials.

For Half A Million Quid You Can Rummage Through My Bins!

Colm Howard-Lloyd | Posted 28.04.2012 | Home
Colm Howard-Lloyd

Charlotte Church's case was awful, but is her privacy worth over half a million pounds? Is mine? Most significantly half of the damages paid are made up of legal costs, so you have to question whether protecting your privacy is a luxury only afforded to the rich.

Lord Prescott Claims 'Conspiracy Of Silence' Over Phone Hacking

PA/The Huffington Post | Posted 28.02.2012 | UK Politics

Lord Prescott has said the press and the police are conspiring to hide the true extent of phone hacking and other illegal activity on Fleet Street. ...

Brooks 'Briefed By Police Over Phone Hacking'

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.02.2012 | UK

Rebekah Brooks was briefed on the original phone hacking inquiry into News International in 2006 by police, the Leveson inquiry heard on Monday. A ...

'They're Sorry They Got Caught'

Posted 28.04.2012 | UK

The full statement read by Charlotte Church outside the Royal Courts of Justice on Monday: "Today is an important day for me and my family. "I b...

Sun Close to Meltdown

Trevor Davies | Posted 28.04.2012 | UK
Trevor Davies

"Never let a crisis go to waste", James Murdoch told gathered journalists at one of his 'town hall' business briefings, attended by staff from the News of the World under a three-line whip. Few wanted to be there. They had too much work to do back in the office.

Church's £600,000 Phone Hacking Payout

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.02.2012 | UK

Charlotte Church, who settled her and her parents' phone-hacking damages action for £600,000 at the High Court today, said she was "sickened and disg...

Church To Settle Phone Hacking Case

PA | Posted 27.02.2012 | UK

Charlotte Church will formally settle her phone-hacking damages action at the High Court today. Last week, lawyers for the 25-year-old singer and h...

Paddick And Prescott To Give Leveson Evidence

PA | Posted 27.02.2012 | UK

The Leveson Inquiry into press standards turns today to the relationship between journalists and the police. Former deputy prime minister Lord Pres...

So What's In The Sun On Sunday? HuffPost UK's Review

The Huffington Post UK | Chris Wimpress | Posted 26.04.2012 | UK

Will the Sun on Sunday revolutionise weekend newspaper reading in Britain or would you be better off staying in bed? Probably best to reserve ju...

Murdoch's SOS

Simon Cohen | Posted 24.04.2012 | UK
Simon Cohen

Would the Sun have survived the hacking scandal if the News of the World had been called the Sun on Sunday? Probably not.

Church Settles Days Before New Murdoch Sunday Launches

PA | Posted 23.02.2012 | UK

Charlotte Church has settled her phone-hacking damages action against News of the World publisher News Group Newspapers (NGN) just days before it was ...

What Could She Possibly Write About?

PA | Posted 23.04.2012 | UK

Nancy Dell'Olio will pen a weekly style column in News International's new Sun on Sunday newspaper, it was revealed today. The Italian personality,...

Cherie Blair To Sue Over Claims Her Phone Was Hacked

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.02.2012 | UK Politics

Cherie Blair has lodged a claim over the hacking of her phone, her lawyers said on Wednesday night. The former prime minister's wife is set to sue ...

The Sun On Sunday To Publish First Edition Next Weekend

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.04.2012 | UK

The Sun on Sunday will publish for the first time next weekend, News International announced late on Sunday. An internal memo sent to all staff at ...

The Week That Was: A Sunday Sun and Scotland

Carla Buzasi | Posted 19.04.2012 | UK Politics
Carla Buzasi

No matter how many press releases you pen, how many interviews you give, or how much spin your experts can generate, sometimes there's no substitute for appearing in person, something Rupert Murdoch and David Cameron took to heart this week, flying into and out of London respectively to rouse the troops and go into battle for the things they hold dear. For one, there's a newspaper and the reputation of his staff at stake, for the other, the future of the UK as we know it.

Dina Rickman

'I Don't Want To Go Back And Work For Rupert Murdoch Again' - Former NOTW Journalist Speaks Out | Dina Rickman | Posted 20.02.2012 | UK

Rupert Murdoch's announcement that the Sun will launch a seven-day operation “very soon” is said to have calmed journalists at his Wapping HQ, fol...

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...

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...

Heather Mills To Appear Before Leveson Inquiry

Posted 09.02.2012 | UK

Heather Mills, Sir Paul McCartney's ex wife, is to give evidence to the Leveson Inquiry into press standards on 9 February. Mills is expected to an...

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...

Phone-Hacking Scandal: Mulcaire Loses Hacking Case Appeal

PA | Posted 01.02.2012 | UK

Glenn Mulcaire, the private investigator at the centre of the phone-hacking scandal, today lost his appeal against orders that he cannot rely on privi...