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Top 10 Must Read Stories Ahead Of James Murdoch's Phone Hacking Appearance

The Huffington Post UK | Stephen Hull | Posted 08.01.2012 | UK

Phone hacking at News of the World has started to make its way back up the news agenda after a series of new revelations about the activities of journ...

Rebekah Brooks Received £1.7m Pay-Off and Chauffeur-Driven Limousine

Guardian | Posted 06.01.2012 | UK

Rebekah Brooks, the former News of the World editor who resigned as chief executive of News International at the height of the phone-hacking scandal, ...

Phone Hacking: Sun Journalist Arrested Over Phone Hacking Scandal

Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 04.01.2012 | UK

A man, reported to be Sun reporter Jamie Pyatt, has been arrested in connection with allegations of corruption, the latest twist in the News of The Wo...

Phone Hacking: 5,800 Possible Victims, Police Claim

PA | Posted 03.01.2012 | UK

The number of possible victims of phone hacking by the News of the World now stands at close to 5,800, police have said. As of Thursday the total f...

Murdoch Writes Off $91m For Shutting News Of The World In Hacking Scandal

The Guardian | Posted 03.01.2012 | UK

Closing the News of the World cost Rupert Murdoch's News Corp $91m (£57.2m), the company has announced....

The Fallacy of Fear

Scott Hill | Posted 19.03.2012 | UK Politics
Scott Hill

As outlined at freedictionary.com, fallacy is an "incorrect or misleading notion based on inaccurate facts or invalid reasoning"; in other words, a fa...

Carole Caplin Wins Tony Blair 'Sex Secrets' Libel Case Against The Daily Mail

The Huffington Post UK | Stephen Hull | Posted 01.01.2012 | UK

Carole Caplin, Cherie Blair's former lifestyle guru, has won her defamation claim against the Daily Mail after it falsely accused her of wanting to se...

Tom Watson: 'No Chance' I'll Quit Phone Hacking Committee

PA | Posted 27.12.2011 | UK Politics

Phone-hacking campaigner Tom Watson has said there is "no chance" he will quit his role on the committee investigating the scandal. John Whittingda...

Met Finds Secret Phone At Centre Of NI Hacking

The Independent | Posted 26.12.2011 | UK

Specialist detectives from the Metropolitan Police have discovered the existence of a secret mobile phone within News International's east London head...

Third Of News Corp Investors Vote Against James Murdoch

The Huffington Post UK | Olivia Williams | Posted 24.12.2011 | UK

A third of shareholders at News Corporation, News International's parent company, have lodged a protest vote against the re-election of Rupert Murdoch...

Mr Forgetful. Murdoch’s Man Struggles During Phone Hacking Grilling

The Huffington Post UK | Stephen Hull | Posted 24.12.2011 | UK

Les Hinton, Rupert Murdoch's right hand man, has denied any role in the phone hacking scandal but admitted: "The full story is unclear". In a bizar...

'David Cameron Ignored Advice To Halt Leveson Inquiry'

The Huffington Post UK | Stephen Hull | Posted 23.12.2011 | UK

David Cameron has been accused of pushing ahead with the Leveson Inquiry into phone hacking despite advice from the Attorney-General it could compromi...

Tom Watson Grills Rupert Murdoch At News International AGM

PA | Posted 21.12.2011 | UK

Labour MP Tom Watson has grilled Rupert Murdoch about covert surveillance techniques by News Corp employees as the company held its first shareholders...

Rupert Murdoch To Give £1m To Charity In Phone Hacking Settlement

Posted 21.12.2011 | UK

Rupert Murdoch has confirmed that he intends to make a personal donation of £1 million to charity by way of an apology for the hacking of murdered sc...

The Times Cuts 100 Journalism Jobs

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.12.2011 | UK

One hundred jobs will be cut at Rupert Murdoch’s The Times newspaper, it has been confirmed. Editor James Harding has said more cuts at New Inter...

Watson Goes To Hollywood

Huffington Post UK | Sam Hunter | Posted 19.12.2011 | UK Politics

Tom Watson has bought shares in News Corp - and has said he plans to address its annual conference on 21st October. The Labour MP is known his cri...

Rupert Murdoch Attack In Commons A 'Serious Failure' Of Security

The Huffington Post UK | Ned Simons and Chris Wimpress | Posted 17.12.2011 | UK Politics

The attack on Rupert Murdoch during his appearance in Parliament was a "serious failure" of security, the Speaker of the House of Commons John Bercow ...

Wall Street Journal Circulation Scam Claims Senior Murdoch Executive

www.guardian.co.uk | Posted 12.12.2011 | UK

One of Rupert Murdoch's most senior European executives has resigned following Guardian inquiries about a circulation scam at News Corporation's flags...

Sly Bailey: 'We Have Banned Use Of Private Detectives'

The Guardian | Posted 12.12.2011 | UK

Trinity Mirror chief executive Sly Bailey revealed this afternoon that the use of private detectives has been banned at her newspaper titles. ...

Phone Hacking: Les Hinton To Give Evidence Via Video Link

The Huffington Post UK | Stephen Hull | Posted 11.12.2011 | UK

One of Rupert Murdoch’s closest allies will give evidence in the phone hacking committee via video link, it has emerged. Les Hinton, who worked w...

Tom Watson Should Quit Culture Select Committee, Says John Whittingdale

PA | Posted 07.12.2011 | UK Politics

Phone hacking campaigner Tom Watson should step down from his position on the Commons committee probing the scandal, its chairman has said. John Wh...

Kelly Hoppen Settles News of the World Phone Hacking Claim For £60,000

The Daily Telegraph | Posted 07.12.2011 | UK

Interior designer Kelly Hoppen has accepted £60,000 damages in the High Court to settle her phone hacking claim over the News of the World scandal....

Leveson Inquiry Could Become Tabloid Witch-Hunt, Warns Sun Veteran

The Guardian | Posted 06.12.2011 | UK

The former political editor of the Sun, Trevor Kavanagh, has voiced concerns that the Leveson inquiry into phone hacking and press standards could bec...

Reporter Tells Of 'Ethical Rot' In Newspapers As Leveson Inquiry Launches

The Huffington Post UK | Stephen Hull | Posted 06.12.2011 | UK

A former Daily Star reporter unleashed a highly critical assessment of Britain’s newspaper industry at the opening of the Leveson Inquiry today by s...

Phone Hacking: News International Faces More Than 60 Claims

The Guardian | Posted 05.12.2011 | UK

The father of Josie Russell, the girl who survived a hammer attack in which her mother and sister were killed, is among a raft of new claimants suing ...