News of the World

Six Arrested In Phone Hacking Probe

The Huffington Post UK | Dina Rickman | Posted 13.03.2012 | UK

Police investigating phone hacking at News International made six arrests on Tuesday morning, Scotland Yard said. Five men and one woman were arres...

We Need a Journalists' Spring

Trevor Davies | Posted 12.05.2012 | UK
Trevor Davies

Newspaper success or failure has traditionally rested with their editors. In this case Murdoch is responsible, even if, as he claims, he is simply responsible for trusting the wrong people. If he really does care about press freedom, he should free up his titles and let a new generation of newspaper owners take over.

And the Truth Shall Set You Free

Ambi Sitham | Posted 11.05.2012 | UK
Ambi Sitham

Almost a decade ago I happened to be in a situation whereby I became privy to information which raised a red flag both legally and morally. At the time I didn't realise the extent of its significance and stored it away as a tale perhaps to be recounted one day in my memoirs or a fictionalised account of my experiences of the media world. When the phone hacking scandal first raised its ugly head a few years ago I immediately had flashbacks to those events and alarms bells rang off as to their potential significance. But when the scandal seemed to blow over as quickly as it erupted I didn't give it much further thought.

Cameron On His Love Of Horses, Angry Birds And Whether He Dances At Home

The Huffington Post UK | Ned Simons | Posted 09.03.2012 | UK Politics

David Cameron has been quizzed by school children over his love of horse riding, whether he dances in Downing Street and if he still listens to his mo...

Rebekah Brooks' Lawyer: Leveson Evidence Could 'Prejudice Trial'

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 09.03.2012 | UK

Allowing a senior policewoman to publicly give evidence about corruption allegations at News International was a "spectacular failure", Rebekah Brooks...

Murdoch Reporters In Apparent Suicide Bid | Posted 06.05.2012 | UK

Two senior journalists at News International have apparently attempted to commit suicide as pressure mounts inside the Murdoch media empire. Need h...

Murdoch's Broken Promises to Staff Need Probing

Trevor Davies | Posted 05.05.2012 | UK
Trevor Davies

It's ironic that this week Rupert Murdoch's Sunday Times included a supplement listing the 100 best companies to work for. You won't find his company listed, or any other publisher or broadcaster for that matter.

'I Sold My Soul To The Devil'

WENN | Posted 02.03.2012 | Home

Abi Titmuss is convinced she sold her soul to the devil when she quit her nursing job for fame - but insists it was impossible to continue with a norm...

Champagne And Silence: Today At The Leveson Inquiry

The Huffington Post UK | Dina Rickman | Posted 01.03.2012 | UK

A senior police officer who resigned in the wake of the phone hacking scandal denied that he had been "plied with champagne" in return for exclusive s...

New Arrest In Operation Elveden Corruption Probe

The Huffington Post UK | Dina Rickman | Posted 01.03.2012 | UK

Police have arrested the first ever female defence editor of The Sun as part of their investigation into corruption and inappropriate payments to publ...

News International 'Closed Ranks' Over Phone Hacking Inquiry

Posted 01.03.2012 | UK

News International (NI) "closed the ranks" and refused to co-operate with Scotland Yard's original phone hacking investigation, the Leveson Inquiry ha...

Police Chiefs Dined With Murdoch

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.03.2012 | UK

Scotland Yard chiefs dined with Rupert Murdoch and other media bosses to convince them Britain was at risk from terror attacks, a senior officer said ...

'His Heart At Soul Was Never In It'

The Huffington Post UK | Dina Rickman | Posted 29.02.2012 | UK

James Murdoch's "heart and soul" was never in newspapers, the former chief reporter of the News of the World has claimed, following the announcement M...

Rebekah Brooks' Phone 'Hacked Weekly'

PA | Posted 29.02.2012 | UK

Rebekah Brooks's phone was hacked twice a week by colleagues at the News of the World while she was editing The Sun, the Leveson Inquiry has heard. ...

No Foal Play In 'Horsegate', Tweets Murdoch

The Huffington Post UK | Dina Rickman | Posted 29.02.2012 | UK

Rupert Murdoch is still defending his former protégé Rebekah Brooks, despite new revelations about links between the journalist and the Metropolitan...

Horse Loaned By Brooks Returned In 'Poor' State

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.02.2012 | UK

A police horse loaned to phone-hacking suspect Rebekah Brooks by Scotland Yard chiefs was returned in a "poor" condition, the force has said. The f...

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...