January 18, 2019

Three more Pakistan cricketers named at betting scam trial

The prosecution in the Pakistan cricketers betting scam trial claim that the agent Mazher Majeed, 36, told an undercover reporter he had players he could control in relation to fixing. Former captain Salman Butt, 26, and fast bowler Mohammad Asif, 28, deny conspiracy to accept corrupt payments … [Read more...]

News of the World ‘whistle-blower’ found dead

Sean Hoare, the former News of the World journalist who made phone-hacking allegations against the paper has been found dead. Hoare had made allegations that the practice of phone hacking was far more extensive than the News of the World acknowledged when police first investigated the … [Read more...]

Rebekah Brooks arrested by UK police as Met Chief resigns

Rebekah Brooks, the former head of Rupert Murdoch's UK newspaper business, News International, has been arrested by UK police investigating allegations of phone hacking and bribery of police. Brooks now faces charges of conspiring to intercept communications and corruption allegations, thought to … [Read more...]

News of the World staff have last laugh with crossword clues

Sacked staff at the News of the World newspaper have had the last laugh, firing parting shots at former editor, Rebekah Brooks using crossword clues in the final edition. Brooks, now the chief executive of News International, reportedly brought in two loyal proofreaders to make sure that … [Read more...]

Cameron promises phone hack inquiry

UK Prime Minister David Cameron has promised to set up a public inquiry into phone hacking at the News of the World. He said claims that the voicemail of murdered schoolgirl Milly Dowler had been hacked, with some messages deleted, were "disgusting". Whle we are on the 'D' word theme, News … [Read more...]

Ryan Giggs to sue News of the World over phone hacking

British footballer Ryan Giggs has become the latest celebrity to begin legal action against the News of the World over alleged phone hacking by the newspaper, his lawyers confirmed. The development came as News International, parent company of the tabloid and its daily sister paper the Sun, … [Read more...]

Middleton family complaint sinks Pippa and Kate bikini photos

The Middleton family has complained to the UK Press Complaints Commission after four newspapers published photographs of Kate and Pippa in bikinis. The photos were taken in 2006 on a family holiday to Spain. They show Catherine and Pippa, swiming,diving and relaxing on their uncle, Gary … [Read more...]

Pakistan Cricketers questioned about match fixing scam

Pakistan cricketers Salman Butt, Mohammad Amir and Mohammad Asif have been questioned by police over claims they were involved in a betting scam. The International Cricket Council anti-corruption unit - News of the World - has filmed a man with connections to the Pakistan team accepting £150,000 … [Read more...]

Robbie Williams and Ayda Field get Married in Hollywood

Singer Robbie Williams and Actor Ayda Field have been married on Robbie's back lawn in Beverly Hills. After months of speculation the ceremony took place last Saturday amid tight security. Not becuase of fans outside (there weren't any) but because Robbie and Ayda had come up with a cunning plan … [Read more...]