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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.

Murdoch protegee Brooks cleared of all hacking charges in UK trial

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 24, 2014, 17:50

Both were former editors of Murdoch`s News of the World, the 168-year-old tabloid the media mogul closed in July 2011.

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.

Rebekah Brooks denies cover up at News International

Last Updated: Thursday, March 06, 2014, 22:58

Former chief executive of Rupert Murdoch`s British media empire Rebekah Brooks denied trying to cover up facts around the phone-hacking scandal.

Rebekah Brooks admits paying for story on Saddam Hussein

Last Updated: Saturday, March 01, 2014, 18:22

Rebekah Brooks, former chief executive of Rupert Murdoch`s newspaper in UK, has admitted paying a British official for a story on Saddam Hussein`s threat to swamp country with anthrax poison in 1998.

I sanctioned payments to officials: Ex-Murdoch editor Brooks

Last Updated: Thursday, February 27, 2014, 19:33

Rebekah Brooks, Rupert Murdoch`s former British newspaper boss, told a London court on Thursday she had sanctioned payments to public officials but denied authorising illegal sums for which she is on trial.

Rebekah Brooks acquitted over Prince William `bikini photo`

Last Updated: Friday, February 21, 2014, 00:08

Former News International chief executive Rebekah Brooks was acquitted of a charge of paying for a picture of Prince William in a bikini.

Rebekah Brooks launches hacking defence, acquitted on one charge

Last Updated: Thursday, February 20, 2014, 18:50

Rebekah Brooks, the former boss of Rupert Murdoch`s British newspapers, who is on trial for phone-hacking and other charges, was acquitted on Thursday of one charge of authorising an illegal payment for a picture of Prince William in a bikini.

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.

Phone hacking trial: Rebekah Brooks and Andy Coulson `had an affair`

Last Updated: Friday, November 01, 2013, 10:47

Former News of the World editors Rebekah Brooks and Andy Coulson were having an affair for much of the time they were allegedly involved in phone hacking at the Rupert Murdoch-owned tabloid, a London court heard.

Jury sworn in for Britain`s phone-hacking trial

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 30, 2013, 08:58

A jury was sworn in on Tuesday for Britain`s phone-hacking trial, which is set to hear explosive evidence of the scandal that brought down Rupert Murdoch`s News of the World tabloid.

US eavesdropped on Angela Merkel for a decade since 2002: Report

Last Updated: Sunday, October 27, 2013, 09:01

Adding to the acrimony budding between the US and Germany, a revelation by German magazine Der Spiegel says that the US had been spying on Chancellor Angela Merkel’s phone for last 10 years starting from 2002.