March 19, 2019

Piers Morgan under pressure over phone hacking allegations

British journalist Piers Morgan, now carving out a lucrative career in the United States as a celebrity interviewer for CNN is under increasing pressure to return to Britain to explain what he knows about the country's phone hacking scandal. The heat was turned up on Morgan, 46, when Heather … [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...]

Rebekah Brooks resigns over phone hacking scandal

Rebekah Brooks, the News International chief who is at the centre of the journalism hacking scandal, has resigned. The Times announced today that Brooks has given her notice. Calls for her exit have mounted for several days. Brooks, who is due to face British lawmakers next week over claims … [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...]

Murdoch shuts down News of the World

Rupert Murdoch has moved to close down the News of the World, Britain's biggest-selling Sunday newspaper following a growing public outcry about hacking of private phone messages that has seen advertisers leaving in droves. The statement read by James Murdoch included the startling sentence 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...]