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Rebekah Brooks and husband among six arrested in hacking probe
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Rebekah Brooks and husband among six arrested in hacking probe

Mar 13th 2012, 11:02 AM 2,989 Views 7 Comments

The Metropolitan Police have said that five men and one woman have been arrested in connection with phone hacking this morning.

The Sun had a 'culture of illegal payments to sources' says police chief
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The Sun had a 'culture of illegal payments to sources' says police chief

Feb 27th 2012, 7:51 PM 1,692 Views 11 Comments

The senior police officer leading the phone hacking probe gave evidence to the Leveson inquiry into media ethics today.

Cherie Blair to sue News Corporation over phone hacking
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Cherie Blair to sue News Corporation over phone hacking

Feb 22nd 2012, 6:40 PM 1,751 Views 4 Comments

The wife of former British Prime Minister Tony Blair is taking legal action against the former publisher of the News of The World newspaper.

Politicians, celebs and sports stars among those to settle hacking claims
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Politicians, celebs and sports stars among those to settle hacking claims

Jan 20th 2012, 9:42 AM 1,283 Views 10 Comments

News International admitted it paid a private investigator to hack phones and blag information about a number of high profile figures in the UK who received compensation yesterday.

#ge11, #Egypt, #tigerblood: the year in Twitter hashtags
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#ge11, #Egypt, #tigerblood: the year in Twitter hashtags

Dec 26th 2011, 6:00 PM 2,340 Views 3 Comments

From our own #aras11 to the devastation of the #Japan earthquake and tsunami, here’s how some of 2011′s most defining events were captured on Twitter…

Murdoch says he received crucial hacking emails - but he didn't read them
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Murdoch says he received crucial hacking emails - but he didn't read them

Dec 13th 2011, 9:41 PM 2,167 Views 11 Comments

James Murdoch received emails indicating phone hacking at the News of The World went beyond one reporter but he maintains he did not read them.

Met police no longer seeking court orders against journalists over sources
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Met police no longer seeking court orders against journalists over sources

Sep 20th 2011, 10:12 PM 109 Views 0 Comments

Scotland Yard is no longer looking for court orders to force journalists to reveal their sources behind certain phone hacking stories.

News International close to settlement with Dowler family
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News International close to settlement with Dowler family

Sep 19th 2011, 9:32 PM 233 Views 2 Comments

The family of murdered schoolgirl Milly Dowler has reportedly been offered a £2m-plus compensation settlement by News International.

Paul McCartney to go to police over phone hacking
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Paul McCartney to go to police over phone hacking

Aug 5th 2011, 8:29 AM 430 Views 5 Comments

Former Beatle notes claims by ex-wife Heather Mills that the couple’s phone messages had been spied on. If true, it’s “a horrendous violation of privacy”, he says.

News of the World staff offered new jobs... in Siberia
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News of the World staff offered new jobs... in Siberia

Jul 28th 2011, 3:17 PM 717 Views 9 Comments

Staff who were made redundant in the aftermath of the phone-hacking scandal have been left out in the cold… literally.

Column: We can’t let phone hacking stifle the press
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Column: We can’t let phone hacking stifle the press

Jul 26th 2011, 7:25 PM 16 Views 6 Comments

The media plays a crucial role in society, and tabloids will always be a part of that, writes crime reporter Abigail Rieley.

Mirror group ‘to review procedures’ in wake of phone-hacking scandal
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Mirror group ‘to review procedures’ in wake of phone-hacking scandal

Jul 26th 2011, 1:07 PM 283 Views 0 Comments

Trinity Mirror denies involvement in phone-hacking, though a New York Times report has implicated five journalists.

'My phone was hacked' - Aldridge
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'My phone was hacked' - Aldridge

Jul 26th 2011, 11:26 AM 366 Views 4 Comments

Ex-Liverpool and Ireland player expresses his shock following revelations after a surprise call from the Metropolitan Police investigating News of the World practices.

The 9 at 9: Friday
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The 9 at 9: Friday

Jul 22nd 2011, 8:56 AM 2,859 Views 4 Comments

Nine things to know this morning: Victory on our bailout interest, former NotW editor drops bombshell on James Murdoch, and Simon Cowell’s latest legal headache

Alec Baldwin calls for the resignation of David Cameron
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Alec Baldwin calls for the resignation of David Cameron

Jul 20th 2011, 6:44 PM 211 Views 4 Comments

The 30 Rock actor has taken to Twitter to express his opinions on the matter…

'Smackdown sister': Chinese bloggers hail Murdoch's wife as role model
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'Smackdown sister': Chinese bloggers hail Murdoch's wife as role model

Jul 20th 2011, 12:48 PM 659 Views 9 Comments

Wendi Deng’s slapping assault on her husband’s foam pie attacker has turned her into a sensation in her native country.

Hacking: Grant wins access to police records, as royals dragged into Coulson row
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Hacking: Grant wins access to police records, as royals dragged into Coulson row

Jul 20th 2011, 12:01 PM 825 Views 1 Comment

Hugh Grant and Jemima Khan win access to police records, as it emerges Buckingham Palace warned of hiring Andy Coulson.

Poll: Do you believe the Murdochs' claims of ignorance?
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Poll: Do you believe the Murdochs' claims of ignorance?

Jul 20th 2011, 11:07 AM 3,431 Views 25 Comments

Rupert and James Murdoch said they knew little of what went on at the News of the World. Do you believe them?

'Jonnie Marbles' charged over Murdoch pie attack
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'Jonnie Marbles' charged over Murdoch pie attack

Jul 20th 2011, 8:39 AM 418 Views 5 Comments

A 26-year-old comedian is accused of ‘harassment’ after the media mogul was smeared with shaving foam yesterday.

LIVEBLOG: Rebekah Brooks before House of Commons select committee
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LIVEBLOG: Rebekah Brooks before House of Commons select committee

Jul 19th 2011, 5:43 PM 1,588 Views 4 Comments

The former chief executive of News International appears before the UK Select Committee on Culture, Media and Sport on the phone-hacking scandal in the News of the World.

The 9 at 9: Monday
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The 9 at 9: Monday

Jul 11th 2011, 8:20 AM 2,864 Views 0 Comments

In today’s 9 at 9: Roscommon A&E is closed but the row rumbles on; energy price hikes in the offing; a new debt crisis hits a eurozone country; the return of Bobby and JR; and Christy Moore at Oxegen.