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.

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.

Murdoch daughter urges morality in media

2012-08-24 08:00

Elisabeth Murdoch, daughter of Australian-born tycoon Rupert, has urged the media to concentrate on morals as well as profit during a speech to television executives.

Phone hacking: Cameron ex-aide charged

2012-07-24 14:03

British prosecutors have charged Prime Minister David Cameron's ex-media chief Andy Coulson and former tabloid editor Rebekah Brooks with phone hacking.

Cameron denies deals with Murdoch empire

2012-06-14 13:04

Prime Minister David Cameron has dismissed claims that his party made covert deals with Rupert Murdoch's media empire as he faces a grilling at Britain's press ethics inquiry.

Blair admits being too close to Murdoch

2012-05-28 18:11

Former British prime minister Tony Blair has told a press ethics inquiry that he got too close to Rupert Murdoch's media empire, in evidence disrupted by a protester calling him a "war criminal".

UK lawmakers: Murdoch unfit to run company

2012-05-01 14:27

Rupert Murdoch showed "wilful blindness" over phone hacking at his News of the World tabloid and is unfit to run a major international company, British lawmakers have said.

Murdoch settles phone hacking lawsuits

2012-02-24 13:48

News International has settled a first wave of phone hacking lawsuits, but a report that the company ordered the deletion of e-mails shows the scandal isn't dying down anytime soon.

UK's The Sun bribery - 8 arrested

2012-02-11 20:42

Britain's biggest selling newspaper The Sun is in crisis after police arrested five journalists at the Rupert Murdoch-owned tabloid and three public officials over bribery allegations.

Reporter's brother: Hacking was routine

2011-12-19 22:59

Illegal voicemail interception and cellphone tracking was a matter of routine at both The Sun and the News of the World tabloids, the brother of a whistleblower Sean Hoare has said.


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 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.

UK reporter held over cellphone thefts

2012-08-01 13:02

Police and News International say a 37-old-year reporter for The Sun tabloid has been arrested in an inquiry into the alleged gathering of data from stolen cellphones.

Sun newspaper journalist arrested in UK

2012-07-19 15:02

UK police investigating alleged computer hacking say they have arrested a man in London and Rupert Murdoch's News International media group says he is a journalist for The Sun tabloid.

New reverberations in Rebekah Brooks case

2012-06-13 22:33

Rebekah Brooks, the former top aide to Rupert Murdoch and friend of British premier David Cameron, has been granted bail on charges relating to the phone-hacking scandal.

Ex-Murdoch editor Brooks charged

2012-05-15 13:08

British prosecutors have accused former Rupert Murdoch aide Rebekah Brooks and five others of obstructing justice in the News of the World phone hacking scandal.

James Murdoch exits News International

2012-03-01 10:11

James Murdoch has stepped down as executive chairperson of News Corp's scandal-plagued UK newspaper unit News International.

Murdoch flying to UK after Sun arrests

2012-02-12 14:25

Rupert Murdoch will fly to London to meet journalists at The Sun after five senior staff were arrested over bribery allegations.

Murdoch pays 7 phone hacking victims

2011-12-20 19:24

Rupert Murdoch's News International has paid out settlements to seven more prominent figures in the wake of the phone hacking scandal.

E-mails 'didn't show' widespread hacking

2011-12-13 20:07

A lawyer asked by News International to examine e-mails for evidence of phone hacking, has said he found no evidence that phone hacking was widespread.

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