UK Phone Hacking

Blunkett's Panicked Voicemails Revealed

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 11.11.2013 | UK

David Blunkett lashed out at the "real bastards" he thought had leaked stories about his private life, saying: "I hope they rot in hell". The revel...

LOOK: Bizarre Advert For British Newspapers

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.10.2013 | UK

A new advertising campaign has been launched, to highlight the best of the British newspaper industry. The adverts aim to highlight the "distinctiv...

Why Did Leveson, Politicians and Police Bury the Real Scandal of the 'Other Hacking' Report?

Neil Wallis | Posted 23.08.2013 | UK
Neil Wallis

Phone-hacking is wrong. Theft of private information is wrong. Illegally obtaining confidential personal data is wrong. But such awful behaviour was confined to the activities of a bunch of nasty newspapermen and a handful of unscrupulous private detectives, right? Anyway, it has now all been fully exposed and put a stop to by Lord Justice Leveson's Inquiry and the police investigations into the media, right? Wrong.

James Murdoch Maintains He Did Not Know Phone Hacking Was Widespread At NotW

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.04.2012 | UK

James Murdoch insisted again today that he was not originally told of evidence suggesting phone hacking was widespread at the News of the World. Th...

Murdoch Did Not 'Storm' Into Indy's Newsroom

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.04.2012 | UK

James Murdoch has denied "storming" into the Independent's newsroom to confront its editor over a poster campaign featuring his father. But the med...

Tom Watson: 'Murdoch Testimony Will Raise Eyebrows'

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.06.2012 | UK

Labour MP Tom Watson, one of News International's chief critics in Parliament, has described James Murdoch's evidence as "fascinating". "I think wh...

Murdoch Met Cameron 12 Times, Did Discuss BSkyB Bid

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.04.2012 | UK

James Murdoch met David Cameron 12 times while he was leader of the opposition, including four meetings also attended by Rebekah Brooks, the Leveson I...

James Murdoch: 'NotW Should Not Have Run Max Mosley Story'

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.04.2012 | UK

James Murdoch has appeared before the Leveson Inquiry, answering questions about his role at News International. In an early exchange, the 39-year...

Sky News Admits To Hacking Emails

PA/Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 05.04.2012 | UK

Sky News has admitted it hacked email accounts belonging to members of the public, but has defended its actions as "responsible journalism", the BBC r...

Milly Dowler's Parents 'Had Phones Hacked As They Retraced Her Last Moments'

The Huffington Post UK | Ned Simons | Posted 16.11.2011 | UK

Journalists hacked into the voicemails of Milly Dowler's parents in order to follow them as they retraced their daughter's final moments, it has been ...

The Sun's Right to Know

Martin Moore | Posted 09.12.2011 | UK
Martin Moore

Scrutiny of public figures, of government, of commercial organisations, of celebrities, of pretty much anyone in society is a good thing in Trevor Kavanagh's world. But scrutiny of the press? Even when there is evidence of industrial scale malpractice? No. That, in Kavanagh's world, is a witch hunt.

Electoral Commission Rules Out Coulson Investigation

PA | Posted 30.10.2011 | UK Politics

PRESS ASSOCIATION -- The Electoral Commission will not open an investigation into payments made to David Cameron's former spin doctor Andy Coulson by ...

A Pie-Thrower Speaks

Sam Kitchener | Posted 21.09.2011 | UK Comedy
Sam Kitchener

What your average clown in the street doesn't understand, is that throwing a custard-pie is a political act.

The News of the World: no Wonder They Hated Human Rights...

Shami Chakrabarti | Posted 07.09.2011 | UK Politics
Shami Chakrabarti

Any dangerous attempts at state censorship of the press should rightly be resisted with the help of Article 10, which guarantees free speech. But whatever happens in the future, press tirades against our modern British Bill of Rights - the Human Rights Act, which protects dignity, equal treatment and fairness for everyone - will ring rather hollow from now on.