Andy Coulson cleared of perjury over phone-hacking

2015-06-03 15:02

Andy Coulson, British Prime Minister David Cameron's one-time media chief, was acquitted by a Scottish court on Wednesday of committing perjury by lying about his knowledge of phone-hacking at a Rupert Murdoch-owned tabloid he once edited.

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.

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.

Murdoch calls UK police 'disgrace' on tape

2013-07-04 11:01

Media boss Rupert Murdoch has called police investigating his News International journalists a "disgrace" in a secret recording of talks with staff from the Sun newspaper.

Angelina Jolie's stunt double sues

2013-06-19 13:47

A stunt double for Angelina Jolie has sued Rupert Murdoch's News Corp in LA, claiming she's a victim of a phone hacking scheme to obtain information about the actress.

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 media reject watchdog plans

2013-04-25 22:33

British newspapers have rejected government plans for a state-backed press watchdog and published their own proposal for self-regulation.

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.

4 UK journalists held in hacking probe

2013-03-14 14:55

Four British journalists and former journalists have been arrested as part of an investigation into illegal phone-hacking, police 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.


Former British tabloid reporter sentenced for phone hacking

2014-07-24 17:00

A former British tabloid reporter has been given a 10-month suspended prison sentence for his role in the phone hacking scandal that shook Rupert Murdoch's media empire.

UK newspapers try to block new press watchdog

2013-10-30 14:56

British newspaper and magazine publishers have sought a last-minute court injunction to stop a mechanism backed by politicians to regulate the press from being approved.

UK police probe phone-hacking at news publisher

2013-09-12 15:02

The publisher of Britain's Sunday Mirror newspaper says that it is being investigated for alleged phone-hacking by former staff.

Angie's stunt double opens lawsuit gate

2013-06-26 20:22

The lawyer for Angelina Jolie's stuntwoman, who is suing Rupert Murdoch's News Corp over alleged phone hacking, has said more claims are being looked into.

Cameron's ex-aid denies phone hacking

2013-06-06 13:02

The former spokesperson of British Prime Minister David Cameron has denied charges relating to illegal journalism practices when he was a newspaper editor.

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.

3 charged in UK over royal stories

2013-04-24 21:11

British prosecutors have charged The Sun tabloid's royal editor and two former staff at the military academy where Princes William and Harry trained, over the sale of stories for thousands of pounds.

UK press to 'scrutinise' new regulations

2013-03-19 12:16

Britain's newspapers have vowed to closely scrutinise a deal struck by the main political parties for a tough new press regulator, which they warned threatens 318 years of press freedom.

UK police arrest 6 in new hacking probe

2013-02-14 19:52

British police have arrested six former News of the World journalists in a new probe into alleged phone hacking at Rupert Murdoch's now-closed tabloid, Scotland Yard said.

JK Rowling 'dismayed' at Cameron response

2012-12-01 11:46

Harry Potter author JK Rowling has expressed "alarm and dismay" at Prime Minister David Cameron's response to the Levenson report.

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