Phone hacking scandal

James Murdoch returns as Sky boss four years after fall

James Murdoch returns as Sky boss four years after fall

Global media magnate Rupert Murdoch's son James will return as chairman of British broadcaster Sky, the company said Friday, nearly four years after he was forced to leave over a phone hacking scandal.


Jan 29, 2016, 22:49 PM IST

Rebekah Brooks pleads not guilty to phone hacking-related charges

Former News International chief Rebekah Brooks has pleaded not guilty to conspiring into phone hacking, pervert course of justice and unlawfully pay officials.

Jun 06, 2013, 15:30 PM IST

Six NoTW scribes held over phone hacking scandal

Six former News Of The World (NoTW) journalists were arrested Wednesday over phone hacking scandal, police said.

Feb 13, 2013, 23:26 PM IST

Phone-hacking: Another British journalist arrested

The Scotland Yard arrested a journalist on "suspicion of handling stolen goods" following leads related to the phone-hacking inquiry.

Jul 30, 2012, 18:38 PM IST

News Corp considers splitting into two separate units

Global media and entertainment group News Corp, which has good presence in India, Tuesday said it was considering to split the businesses into two distinct publicly traded companies.

Jun 26, 2012, 13:13 PM IST

We will emerge stronger: Murdoch to British staffers

Rupert Murdoch has reportedly told staffers at his UK newspapers that his business can emerge "better and stronger" following the phone-hacking scandal.

May 02, 2012, 14:11 PM IST

Rupert Murdoch unfit to lead company: UK Panel

A British parliamentary committee report on Tuesday said that Rupert Murdoch`s News Corp showed "willful blindness" about the scale of phone-hacking at its News of the World tabloid.

May 01, 2012, 16:42 PM IST

UK lawmakers to give verdict on Murdochs

Newspaper magnate Rupert Murdoch and his son James will be in the firing line on Tuesday when a British parliamentary committee issues its verdict on a phone-hacking scandal.

May 01, 2012, 10:09 AM IST

News Corp hacking: UK police judgment `poor`

The Independent Police Complaints Commission rejected allegations of corruption involving two of the top personnel at Metropolitan Police.

Apr 13, 2012, 11:32 AM IST

Charlotte Church ‘sickened’ by News of the World’s phone hacking

Charlotte Church has said that she was ‘sickened and disgusted’ by the News of the World’s phone hacking which directly led to 33 articles appearing in the newspaper about her and her family.

Feb 28, 2012, 16:19 PM IST

Entire UK press in the dock for hacking, says lawyer

The entire British press stands in the dock because of its alleged practice of buying, stealing and manufacturing stories, according to the lawyer who represents 51 victims of phone-hacking and other forms of intrusion into individual privacy.

Nov 16, 2011, 20:50 PM IST

James Murdoch to face UK Parliament again

Britain's parliament on Tuesday said it would recall Rupert Murdoch's son James to answer more questions in its probe into News Corp's hacking scandal and US shareholders raised the stakes in a legal battle with the company.

Sep 14, 2011, 10:23 AM IST

New letters bring scandal closer to Rupert Murdoch

New documents appeared to contradict the testimony of Murdoch`s son and his former right-hand man.

Aug 18, 2011, 14:05 PM IST

CNN host Piers Morgan drawn into hacking scandal

Popular CNN host Piers Morgan's name has been drawn into Britain's media scandal with a former Mirror group journalist claiming that phone hacking was common at the Daily Mirror during the former's time as its editor.

Jul 24, 2011, 23:04 PM IST

Phone hacking scandal engulfs more UK newspapers

Britain`s phone-hacking scandal appeared to be spreading to newspaper titles beyond those owned by Rupert Murdoch.

Jul 23, 2011, 20:26 PM IST

Cameron's ex-aide Coulson faces perjury probe

Andy Coulson, the British Prime Minister's former communications director and one of the central figures in the phone hacking scandal, is being investigated for allegedly committing perjury while working for David Cameron in Downing Street.

Jul 23, 2011, 17:57 PM IST