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Phone hacking: British jurors discharged as Andy Coulson`s trial ends

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014, 17:46

The trial of British Prime Minister David Cameron`s former communications chief Andy Coulson ended Wednesday as the jury failed to reach majority verdict on two remaining counts that he conspired to commit misconduct in public office by paying public officials for royal phone books.

British PM under pressure after hacking verdict

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014, 17:01

British Prime Minister David Cameron was braced Wednesday for difficult questions over his decision to hire Andy Coulson as his media chief, as the former News of the World editor convicted of phone hacking awaited a verdict on other charges.

Andy Coulson guilty in UK phone-hacking trial, Brooks cleared

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 24, 2014, 17:23

Former Rupert Murdoch confidante Rebekah Brooks was cleared of all charges while former News of the World editor Andy Coulson was convicted of plotting to hack phones in a dramatic end to Britain`s marathon media trial on Tuesday.

Deja vu for Spain as World Cup defence begins

Last Updated: Thursday, June 12, 2014, 05:46

Spain will be lifted by a reminder of the glory of four years ago as the defence of their World Cup crown begins against 2010 finalists the Netherlands in Salvador on Friday in a standout Group B opener.

British phone-hacking trial nears conclusion

Last Updated: Monday, June 09, 2014, 09:15

The jury in the seven-month trial of two ex-Rupert Murdoch editors, one the media mogul`s head of British newspapers and the other a close aide to the prime minister, is expected to retire to consider its verdict this week.

Consistency is Indian hockey team`s problem: Jamie Dwyer

Last Updated: Monday, May 19, 2014, 15:00

Australian ace Jamie Dwyer was forthright in his assessment about the current India hockey team terming Sardar Singh and Co as an "inconsistent" bunch, who will have to depend a lot on ace drag-flicker Rupinder Pal Singh and comeback man Gurbaj Singh.

Kate Middleton`s phone hacked 155 times, UK court told

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 14, 2014, 22:20

Britain`s royal family had their phone messages hacked several times, with Kate Middleton leading the list at 155 times, a court was told during the ongoing phone-hacking trial here today.

Cameron`s former aide denies any role in tabloid phone hacking

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014, 00:35

Andy Coulson, British PM David Cameron`s former media chief, on Tuesday denied ever being party to phone hacking when he was the editor of Rupert Murdoch`s erstwhile tabloid `News of the World`.

UK tabloid `paid £250,000` for Hugh Grant prostitute scoop

Last Updated: Thursday, February 20, 2014, 19:48

Britain`s News of the World tabloid paid out £250,000 for an exclusive interview with Hollywood prostitute Divine Brown after she was caught performing oral sex on actor Hugh Grant, the phone-hacking trial heard on Thursday.

Murdoch`s ex-British paper boss Brooks to start phone-hacking defence

Last Updated: Monday, February 17, 2014, 13:48

Rebekah Brooks, the former boss of Rupert Murdoch`s British newspapers, is due to begin her defence on Wednesday against allegations she was complicit in widespread phone-hacking at the now defunct News of the World weekly.

Daniel Craig did send Kate Moss `I love you` message, hacked phone revealed

Last Updated: Saturday, February 01, 2014, 14:25

Daniel Craig apparently left a voice mail message on Kate Moss` voicemail declaring his love for the supermodel .

Editor knew about hacking at News of the World, court told

Last Updated: Thursday, January 30, 2014, 02:40

A journalist told Britain`s phone hacking trial that Rupert Murdoch`s News of the World tabloid routinely eavesdropped on celebrities` voicemail messages and editor Andy Coulson "knew exactly what was going on".