A former deputy editor of the now- defunct 'News of the World' was today acquitted by a UK court of conspiracy to hack phones at media tycoon Rupert Murdoch-owned tabloid, whose eight reporters have been convicted of illegally accessing voicemails.
One has been closely involved with the family business from his early 20s and is driven to succeed. The other had to be lured back from a decade`s hiatus from the company and has operated at the edges of the empire.
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.
Scotland is likely to win self rule in the next few years while the economic divide between the international powerhouse of London and the rest of the United Kingdom will deepen, media tycoon Rupert Murdoch said on Sunday.
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.
London: A former news editor at Rupert Murdoch's now-defunct tabloid 'News of the World' on Friday admitted to hacking phones of celebrities like Jude Law and Paul McCartney while at the newspaper, becoming the eight person to be convicted in connection with the case.
British Prime Minister David Cameron`s former communications chief Andy Coulson who has been convicted in a high-profile phone hacking case at Rupert Murdoch`s now defunct tabloid `News of the World`, was today charged with three counts of perjury by a Scottish court.
British Prime Minister David Cameron`s former media chief Andy Coulson was jailed for 18 months on Friday for being complicit in industrial scale phone-hacking by journalists at the Rupert Murdoch tabloid he edited.