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.

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.

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.

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.

Phone-hacking: More newspapers under probe?

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

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.

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.

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.

Phone-hacking: Another Sun journalist arrested

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

Number of victims of UK phone-hacking likely 829

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

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.

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.

`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.

NOTW spied on Prince William, Harry Potter

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

Truth will come out in phone-hacking: Ex-reporter

Neville Thurlbeck, ex-reporter of the tabloid, has warned that he had information "detrimental to News International".

UK hacking: Ex-NoTW editor arrested, released

Former managing editor of the News of
the World, Stuart Kuttner, was on Wednesday apprehended and later
released on bail, marking the 11th arrest in the phone-hacking
scandal at the now-defunct tabloid.

UK phone-hacking: Miliband gains upper hand

Miliband is now credited with forcing the Cameron government to move against Murdoch on the controversial BSkyB
takeover bid.

UK phone-hacking row: Another London top cop quits

Scotland Yard`s assistant commissioner resigned Monday, a day after his boss also quit, and fresh investigations of possible police wrongdoing were launched in the phone hacking scandal.

UK: Now, phone-hacking whistleblower found dead

Sean Hoare was the whistleblower reporter who alleged widespread hacking at the News of the World.

Phone-hacking: A symbol of Murdochisation of news

Targets of phone hacking were no longer only celebrities, but
also victims of crime and terrorism.