News of the World

News Corp 'Has Never Pushed Commercial Interests In Papers'

The Huffington Post UK | Dina Rickman | Posted 25.04.2012 | UK

Rupert Murdoch has told the Leveson inquiry into press ethics that his media empire News Corp never "pushed our commercial interests in our newspapers...

Twitter Helps Murdoch Remember A Few Things

The Huffington Post UK | Charlie Lindlar | Posted 24.04.2012 | UK

In the midst of his headline appearance at the ongoing Leveson Inquiry, James Murdoch, former News International chairman and son of owner Rupert, is ...

'He Broke The Code Of Confidentiality Between Journalist And Politician'

Posted 21.04.2012 | UK

Former News of the World chief reporter Neville Thurlbeck has accused Tom Watson of using his parliamentary role "as a subterfuge for gleaning informa...

Rebekah Brooks' Former PA Rebailed Over Phone Hacking Inquiry

PA | Posted 02.04.2012 | UK

Two suspects in Scotland Yard's phone-hacking inquiry have been rebailed. Rebekah Brooks' former PA Cheryl Carter and sports journalist Raoul Simon...

Leveson: Former NoTW Editor Neil Wallis To Give Evidence Again

PA | Posted 01.06.2012 | UK

Former News of the World executive editor Neil Wallis will give evidence to the Leveson Inquiry for a second time today. Three senior figures in th...

'Phone Hacking Is Costing Us More Than Tackling Child Abuse'

The Huffington Post UK | Dina Rickman | Posted 29.03.2012 | UK

The deputy mayor of London has defended his questioning of police spending on phone hacking, saying Scotland Yard already struggles to fund its fight ...

So Who Did The Hacking?

PA | Posted 27.05.2012 | UK

The former News of the World US editor was today told he faces no further action in Scotland Yard's phone-hacking probe. James Desborough was held ...

Murdoch: I Didn't Resign Because I Knew About Hacking

Posted 14.03.2012 | UK

James Murdoch has denied misleading parliament but admitted he accepts his "share of responsibility" for not "uncovering wrongdoing sooner" at News In...

Rebekah Brooks Bailed After Phone Hacking Arrest

Posted 13.03.2012 | UK

Five suspects arrested over allegations of cover-ups in the phone-hacking inquiry - understood to include Rebekah Brooks and her racehorse trainer hus...

Rebekah Brooks And Husband Among Six Arrested Over Phone Hacking

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

Rebekah Brooks and her husband are among six people who have been arrested by police investigating phone hacking. The former News International chi...

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...