News of the World phone tapping scandal

News of the World phone tapping scandal

Ex-News of the World journalist testifies against former employers at Leveson Inquiry

FORMER editors Rebekah Brooks and Andy Coulson were aware News of the World journalists hacked phones, one of the paper’s ex-reporters told the Leveson Inquiry yesterday.

Murdochs face pressure from shareholders

RUPERT and James Murdoch are facing growing disquiet on both sides of the Atlantic over their management of the phone-hacking scandal after repeatedly telling a parliamentary committee that they did not know of criminality at the News of the World.

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News of the World scandal: Sienna Miller's tale

IT WAS the Sienna Miller case wot done it. Appearing before the culture, media and sport select committee last week, James Murdoch and Rebekah Brooks confirmed for the first time that it was the actress's decision to sue the News of the World for hacking into her voicemail which finally brought the house of cards tumbling down.

Hacking scandal: 10 Met Police staff 'had worked for News International'

TEN members of staff at Scotland Yard's directorate of public affairs (DPA) have previously worked for News International, Metropolitan Police Commissioner Sir Paul Stephenson said today.

Profile: John Yates

Until recently John Yates was seen as a safe pair of hands at Scotland Yard, a clever copper with a record of investigating high-profile and controversial cases.

Hacking: PM has left questions unanswered says Ed Miliband

Prime Minister David Cameron has a "whole series of unanswered questions" to address about his relationship with Rebekah Brooks and the Murdochs, Ed Miliband insisted today.

'No accusations put to Rebekah Brooks by police'

The Metropolitan Police put no allegations to Rebekah Brooks during nine hours of interviews, her solicitor said today as he described the decision to arrest her as causing "enormous reputational damage".

Serious Fraud Office to consider News Corp probe

The Serious Fraud Office will give "full consideration" to calls for it to launch an investigation into Rupert Murdoch's News Corporation, a spokeswoman said today.

PM defends Africa trip amid hacking furore

Prime Minister David Cameron today defended his decision to continue a two-day trade mission to Africa at a time of escalating crisis at home over phone-hacking and police links with the media.

Hacking updates: John Yates resigns

John Yates, the police officer who refused to reopen the News of the World phone hacking inquiry in 2009, has resigned.

Ed Miliband hits out at power abuse that has infected banking, politics and the Press

Ed MILIBAND will today blame the phone hacking scandal on a culture of "irresponsibility" that also led to the banking crisis and MPs' abuse of their expenses.

News Corp on the back foot as calls grow for a federal inquiry into bribery claims

ANGER over the phone- hacking scandal escalated in the United States yesterday when one of President Barak Obama's leading allies warned that the Murdoch empire was "exploding and unravelling".

Elisabeth Murdoch denies lashing out at Brooks

RUPERT Murdoch's daughter Elisabeth was yesterday forced to deny claims that she had made a "furious" attack on Rebekah Brooks's handling of the phone-hacking scandal at News International.

Jude Law takes legal action against Sun over hacking allegations

THE Sun newspaper has been dragged into the News International phone hacking scandal after film star Jude Law launched legal action against the top-selling tabloid.

Rival papers mount price war

THE departure of the News of the World from the newsagents' shelves has sparked a raft of price cuts and special offers among former rivals of the best-selling tabloid.

Labour attacks SNP over links to News International

THE Scottish National Party's links with News International were criticised by Labour yesterday as the Sun newspaper published an exclusive interview with John Swinney and his wife Elizabeth Quigley.

News of the World scandal: Why the next to go may be a Murdoch

IT WAS as graphic an illustration as possible that it is indeed money that talks. For ten days Rebekah Brooks had clung on, despite calls for her resignation from across the political spectrum, and in spite of the shocking stories of phone hacking at the News of the World which had gone on during her watch.

The avenger: Mosley to pay hacking victims' fees

MAX Mosley has wrought revenge on News of the World for publishing stories about his sex life by agreeing to fund lawsuits by alleged hacking victims.

The SNP: Labour prepares dossier on 'election deal'

JAMES Murdoch is expected to be grilled over his relationship with SNP First Minister Alex Salmond and any deal that was struck to win News International's backing for the Nationalists in this year's Holyrood election.

Murdoch tells Dowlers 'I'm sorry' but scandal just won't go away

RUPERT Murdoch held his head in his hands and apologised profusely to the family of murdered schoolgirl Milly Dowler at the end of yet another extraordinary day for his media empire.

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