Phone Hacking Scandal

Ex-NoTW Reporter Denies Pocketing Cash Meant For Sources

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 20.03.2014 | UK

A former News of the World reporter has denied pocketing cash which was meant to pay his sources for stories. Ex-royal editor Clive Goodman was bei...

Phone Hacking Trial Hears That Glenn Mulcaire Targeted Boris Johnson, Kate Middleton

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 12.11.2013 | UK

The phones of London mayor Boris Johnson and the future Duchess of Cambridge were targeted for hacking by the News of the World, according to a note d...

Old Bailey Hears Coulson Knew About Blunkett's Affair Through Phone Hacking

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 31.10.2013 | UK

Andy Coulson, the former News of the World editor, approached former Home Secretary David Blunkett in 2004 to reveal that the newspaper had evidence t...

Intercepts Of Murdered Milly Dowler's Phone Gave Parents 'Agony Of Hope'

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 31.10.2013 | UK

In what is certain to be one of the more disturbing sessions of the phone hacking trial, the jury heard on Thursday about journalists at the News of t...

Queen Signs Royal Charter On Press Regulation

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 30.10.2013 | UK

A Royal Charter governing the regulation of Britain's press has been signed by The Queen despite a late attempt to stop the motion via a legal injunct...

Murdoch Expected to Avoid Commons Questions Over Hacking Comments

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 05.07.2013 | UK

Rupert Murdoch is likely to escape a recall to to the Commons Culture, Media and Sport Select Committee in spite of recent comments over phone hacking...

An Arrogant 'Concession'

Professor Brian Cathcart | Posted 10.07.2013 | UK Politics
Professor Brian Cathcart

We have a Royal Charter that has been approved by every single party in Parliament. It is backed by the mass of public opinion. And it is based on the recommendations of a year-long, judge-led public inquiry of remarkable thoroughness. And now the people who run some of our big newspaper corporations - an industry condemned by that inquiry for 'wreaking havoc in the lives of innocent people' - say they have made a concession towards it.

Fergie Settles With News Group Newspapers Over Phone Hacking

PA | Posted 08.02.2013 | UK

The Duchess of York settled her phone hacking damages claim at the High Court on Friday, receiving a public apology and damages. The announcement c...

Leveson: Press Restrictions Will Not Be as Effective as Proper Use of Existing Criminal Laws

Dan Ehrlich | Posted 02.02.2013 | UK
Dan Ehrlich

Any press regulation or regulatory agency will only affect press content and press freedom. They would have little or no effect on illegal activities. These can best be detected by the police and reports to the police or other legal authorities.

Piers Morgan Filmed Discussing Phone Hacking With Charlotte Church

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 28.11.2012 | UK

Footage of then Daily Mirror editor Piers Morgan discussing phone hacking with singer Charlotte Church in 2003 has been exclusively obtained by Channe...

Leveson: What the Public Really Want

Peter Kellner | Posted 27.01.2013 | UK Politics
Peter Kellner

In general, the public trust neither politicians nor journalists. It is this double distrust that informs the results of three Leveson-related surveys that YouGov has recently conducted.

What Did Murdoch Say 17 Times At Leveson?

Posted 22.01.2013 | UK

For your average punter, the Leveson Inquiry seems have gone on and on and on and... Well, the hacks at Press Association have clearly had some tim...

Ex-Sun Editor Attacks Press Regulation After Savile Case

The Huffington Post UK | Christopher York | Posted 08.11.2012 | UK

Kelvin Mackenzie, former editor of The Sun, has launched a stinging attack on press regulation in the wake of the phone-hacking scandal and the subseq...

Sun Journalists Arrested In Phone Hacking Probe

PA | Posted 19.09.2012 | UK

A serving police officer and two Sun journalists, including one from south-east London, have been arrested by detectives investigating alleged corrupt...

Former Times Journalist Arrested Over NightJack Blogger Hacking

PA | Posted 29.08.2012 | UK

A journalist was arrested on Wednesday on suspicion of computer hacking. The 28-year-old man, understood to be the former Times journalist Patrick ...

51-Year-Old Journalist Arrested In Hacking Probe

PA | Posted 30.07.2012 | UK

A journalist has been arrested by officers investigating the use of data from stolen mobile phones. The 51-year-old man was detained by Metropolita...

Journalists Arrested For 'Phone Hacking' To Discover Fate

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.07.2012 | UK

Prosecutors are to announce on Tuesday whether they will bring charges in relation to the investigation into alleged phone hacking by journalists. ...

Sun Reporter Bailed Over Computer Hacking

Press Association | Posted 20.07.2012 | UK

A journalist from The Sun newspaper who was arrested on suspicion of handling stolen goods has been released on bail. The man - understood to be re...

QUIZ: Who Said It - News Of The World Or The Sun On Sunday?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.07.2012 | UK Comedy

One year ago on this exact date, the News Of The World printed its last edition. But do we miss it? Not really. Mainly because The Sun On Sunday could...

The Phone Hacking Scandal In Numbers

The Huffington Post UK | Dina Rickman | Posted 06.08.2013 | UK

One newspaper. One judge-led inquiry. One borrowed police horse named Raisa. And lots of LOLs. Take a look at our run-down of the phone hacking scanda...

Phone Hacking Scandal: The Winners And Losers

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 08.07.2012 | UK

It was a year that saw Sunday's biggest-selling British tabloid brought to its knees and the Murdochs compared with the mafia. As the phone hackin...

Glenn Mulcaire 'Must Reveal Who Told Him To Hack Phones'

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.07.2012 | UK

Private investigator Glenn Mulcaire has lost a Supreme Court fight to keep the identity of the person who instructed him to intercept messages a secre...

News Corp To Split Newspaper And Entertainment Parts Of Business

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.06.2012 | UK

Rupert Murdoch's News Corporation confirmed on Thursday it intends to separate its publishing and media and entertainment businesses into two publicly...

Is Murdoch Ready To Split News Corp?

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.06.2012 | UK

Rupert Murdoch's News Corporation has decided to split its newspaper business and entertainment operations into two separate companies, according to r...

Phone Hacking Police Arrest Woman On Suspicion Of Money Laundering

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.05.2012 | UK

A woman arrested on Monday by detectives investigating allegations of voicemail hacking has been bailed until July. Scotland Yard said the 42-year-...