Ex-editor Coulson gets 18 months for hacking

2014-07-04 14:16

Former News of the World editor Andy Coulson, a onetime aide to British Prime Minister David Cameron, has been sentenced to 18 months in prison for hacking.

Key moments in Britain's phone-hacking scandal

2014-06-24 16:45

As jury returns verdicts, here is a look at the key moments in Britain's tabloid phone-hacking scandal.

Brooks denies knowledge of phone-hack of murdered girl

2014-02-25 18:17

Rebekah Brooks, the former editor of Rupert Murdoch's News of the World newspaper, has denied knowing anything about the 2002 hacking of the mobile phone of murdered schoolgirl Milly Dowler.

News Corp's Rebekah Brooks finally testifies

2014-02-20 15:26

The jury trying Rebekah Brooks over phone-hacking charges have been told not to hold her role as a former Rupert Murdoch editor with huge influence against her as she finally takes the stand.

News bosses warned could 'end up in jail'

2013-11-21 23:08

The former royal reporter on Rupert Murdoch's defunct News of the World had warned that senior figures on the paper would end up in jail if payments to police officers were discovered.

UK phone-hacking trial starts

2013-10-28 09:09

Prime Minister David Cameron's former press chief Andy Coulson and one-time Rupert Murdoch sidekick Rebekah Brooks stand accused over the phone-hacking scandal that rocked UK media.

Bodyguard charged in phone-hacking probe

2013-05-03 20:24

A security guard for former News International chief executive Rebekah Brooks is to be charged with conspiring to pervert the course of justice, England's state prosecutors say.

UK detective on trial over phone hacking

2013-01-07 22:03

A senior British counter-terrorism detective has committed a "gross breach" of public trust by trying to sell information to Rupert Murdoch's News of the World.

Rebekah Brooks given £7m pay-off - report

2012-10-16 10:00

Former newspaper executive Rebekah Brooks received a pay-off totalling more than £7m following her resignation from Rupert Murdoch's British newspaper group, says a report.

UK phone-hacking trial set for 2013

2012-09-26 15:04

The first trial stemming from the phone-hacking scandal at Rupert Murdoch's now-defunct News of the World tabloid is to begin in September 2013, a British judge has ruled.


Press rivals claim victory over phone-hacking verdicts

2014-06-25 11:37

Britain's press was split over the verdicts in the phone-hacking trial, with the Rupert Murdoch press focussing on Rebekah Brooks's acquittal, and its rivals on Andy Coulson's conviction.

Ex-UK tabloid editor convicted of phone hacking

2014-06-24 14:57

Former News of the World editor Andy Coulson has been convicted of phone hacking, but fellow editor Rebekah Brooks was acquitted after a month long trial centring on illegal activity at the heart of Rupert Murdoch's newspaper empire.

Rebekah Brooks tells of intimate relations

2014-02-21 19:34

Rebekah Brooks, the former boss of Rupert Murdoch's British newspapers, denied having a six-year affair with fellow editor Andy Coulson but said they did have periods of physical intimacy.

Phone hacking trial reveals shenanigans

2013-11-25 16:52

Rebekah Brooks, then boss of Rupert Murdoch's newspaper group, arranged to meet Andy Coulson days before he resigned as David Cameron's media chief over alleged phone-hacking.

News of the World editors were lovers

2013-10-31 22:26

The two most prominent defendants in Britain's phone-hacking trial, former News of the World editors Rebekah Brooks and Andy Coulson, had a six-year affair, prosecutors say.

Hacking scandal: Brooks pleads not guilty

2013-06-05 14:03

Rebekah Brooks, a former executive to Rupert Murdoch and a close friend of Prime Minister David Cameron, has pleaded not guilty to charges of criminal behaviour during her time at two tabloids.

UK jails two officers for selling stories

2013-03-28 10:06

A former policeman and a prison officer have been jailed for selling information to Britain's biggest-circulation newspaper The Sun.

UK lawmakers warn against muzzling press

2012-11-28 15:00

More than 80 British lawmakers have warned against state regulation of newspapers as Prime Minister David Cameron prepares to receive a key report into the phone-hacking scandal.

Ex-Murdoch aide given £7m pay-off

2012-10-16 08:19

Former newspaper chief Rebekah Brooks received a pay-off of more than £7m following her resignation from News International last year, says the Financial Times.

Brooks in court over phone hacking

2012-09-03 13:00

Rebekah Brooks, a former Rupert Murdoch executive, has appeared in court accused of conspiring to hack the phones of a murdered schoolgirl and hundreds of other high-profile victims.

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