Tag: News Of The World
Phone-hacking trial reaches dramatic climax
After eight months, a jury has finally announced its verdict on Rebekah Brooks and Andy Coulson who were both accused of plotting to hack phones in 2011. Has justice now been done?
Judge sends press, politics and police to stocks
Lord Justice Leveson has cast his judgement on the British press. For many leading institutions, the verdict is damning. Are the problems caused by human mistakes, or something deeper?
Britain splits over 1694 rights of press freedom
Lord Leveson’s verdict on press ethics is in, and it recommends historic legislation to regulate the press. Is Britain taking a backward step in the long march toward liberty?
Parliament delivers stinging verdict on Murdoch
MPs investigating the News of the World phone-hacking scandal have reached an unexpectedly damning verdict: Rupert Murdoch is ‘not a fit person’ to run an international company.
Murdoch empire launches new Sunday Sun
Britain’s best selling paper has run its first ever Sunday edition, finally replacing the scandal-hit News of the World. But does the world really need more mass-market tabloid journalism?
Hacked Off, Actually: how Hugh Grant found politics
Hugh Grant has long been a screen idol, but since the phone hacking scandal he's a more political animal. As he meets the Prime Minister, should we be listening too?
Murdoch family firm ‘humbled’ before MPs
Grilled by a parliamentary committee, Murdoch father, son – and wife! – provided family drama. And a corporate strategy to apologise while denying all knowledge of the News of the World hacking...
Latest: Gordon Brown ‘hacked’ by the Sunday Times
The media scandal gets worse and worse. With the disclosure that even 'serious' papers have been guilty of criminal breaches, the entire British press is in a full-blown crisis.
Murdoch closes ‘inhuman’ News of the World
‘A typical management stunt’ was how one politician described yesterday’s shock closure of Britain’s biggest newspaper. Or was it genuine remorse?
Murdered teenager’s voicemail 'hacked by tabloid'.
The latest chapter in the story of phone hacking at the News of the World has shocked the UK: a missing girl's phone messages were listened to, suggesting to police she was alive.
Police in dock over phone hacking fury
Police have announced a new investigation into phone hacking at the News of the World. But why did it take them so long to get on the case?
Phone-hacking throws spotlight on Murdoch
Ex-PM Gordon Brown joins those who suspect their phones have been tapped. Andy Coulson may have resigned, but the story continues to grow.