Rebekah Brooks returning to News Corp as UK chief: Report

Rebekah Brooks will return to her old job at News Corp heading its British newspaper division, the Financial Times reported on Friday, just over a year after being cleared of criminal charges in a phone-hacking scandal. 

Aug 29, 2015, 01:44 AM IST

UK tabloid ex-deputy cleared over phone-hacking

 The former deputy editor of Britain`s News of the World tabloid, which media tycoon Rupert Murdoch closed down four years ago over phone-hacking, was on Wednesday cleared of involvement in the practice.

Jul 01, 2015, 21:04 PM IST

UK PM Cameron's ex-media chief cleared of perjury over phone-hacking

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.

Jun 04, 2015, 00:16 AM IST

Hacking victims win record court damages from UK tabloid

 The publisher of Britain`s Daily Mirror newspaper was on Thursday ordered to pay former England football star Paul Gascoigne and seven other victims of phone-hacking "unparallelled" awards totalling £1.2 million (1.7 million euros, $1.9 million).

May 21, 2015, 21:00 PM IST

Ex-editor at Murdoch tabloid jailed for phone-hacking

A former news editor at Rupert Murdoch's now-defunct Sunday tabloid, 'News of the World', was on Friday jailed for eight months for his role in phone hacking, becoming the eighth person from the erstwhile newspaper to be convicted.

Nov 07, 2014, 22:21 PM IST
George Clooney to direct phone-hacking scandal movie

George Clooney to direct phone-hacking scandal movie

George Clooney is stepping behind the camera again to direct a new film on the infamous phone-hacking scandal.

Sep 04, 2014, 16:01 PM IST

Britain`s high-profile phone-hacking trial to open

The first trial from the phone-hacking scandal that sank Rupert Murdoch`s News of the World opens in Britain on Monday with his key aide Rebekah Brooks and the prime minister`s former media chief Andy Coulson among the defendants.

Oct 27, 2013, 10:48 AM IST

Murdoch faces 600 fresh phone-hacking allegations

Scotland Yard officers are reportedly investigating nearly 600 fresh claims of phone-hacking at media tycoon Rupert Murdoch`s now defunct UK tabloid News of the World.

Mar 16, 2013, 19:39 PM IST

Phone-hacking: More newspapers under probe?

The police believe that there are more than 702 identifiable victims of phone hacking.

Jul 23, 2012, 20:02 PM IST

Phone-hacking: Murdoch reveals ties with govt

Culture Secretary Jeremy Hunt was among several people in the Cameron govt left squirming as James Murdoch revealed close proximity with people in power.

Apr 24, 2012, 23:17 PM IST

Murdoch claims did not know extent of phone-hacking

James Murdoch, former Chairman of News International, Tuesday stuck to his stand that he did not see a crucial email that indicated phone-hacking was widespread in the now-defunct News of the World tabloid, as he faced forensic questioning at an inquiry into media ethics.

Apr 24, 2012, 19:36 PM IST

England star Rooney among new phone-hacking claimants

England soccer star Wayne Rooney and former British Prime Minister Tony Blair`s wife Cherie are among a new group of 46 people suing over alleged phone-hacking by Rupert Murdoch`s News of the World newspaper, court documents showed on Friday.

Apr 21, 2012, 08:38 AM IST

Scotland Yard media chief quits over phone-hacking

The media chief of Scotland Yard resigned Thursday after proceedings for "gross misconduct" were initiated against him.

Mar 29, 2012, 17:36 PM IST

Phone-hacking: Another Sun journalist arrested

Virginia Wheeler is the 23rd arrest under Operation Elveden probing payments to police officers and public officials.

Mar 01, 2012, 21:41 PM IST

Number of victims of UK phone-hacking likely 829

British police on Monday said there were
829 likely victims of phone-hacking by newspapers.

Feb 06, 2012, 19:06 PM IST

UK phone-hacking: Probe widens to The Times

UK police has widened its probe into
the phone-hacking scandal to the most prestigious of Rupert Murdoch`s UK papers, The Times, a Labour MP said.

Feb 02, 2012, 21:22 PM IST

Murdoch media settles more phone-hacking claims

Murdoch`s company previously paid millions of pounds in settlement to the family of murdered British teen Milly Dowler.

Dec 20, 2011, 21:29 PM IST

`James Murdoch kept in dark on hacking`

News International had long argued that the hacking of phones to secure stories was carried out by one rogue reporter.

Nov 14, 2011, 22:11 PM IST

NOTW spied on Prince William, Harry Potter

Covert surveillance included Prince William, Prince Harry’s girlfriend Chelsy Davy, Daniel Radcliffe among other targets.

Nov 09, 2011, 09:05 AM IST

Phone-hacking: Murdoch faces new questions

The fresh row appeared in The Independent under the headline, 'Lies, damned lies and News International'.

Nov 02, 2011, 15:58 PM IST