Ex-tabloid news editor jailed for hacking

A judge has sentenced former News of the World news editor Ian Edmondson to eight months in prison for conspiring to hack the phones of celebrities, politicians and royals.

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.

Former News of the World editor admits phone hacking

 

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.

Cameron`s former aide Coulson charged with perjury

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.

Rupert Murdoch withdraws offer for Time Warner

Media tycoon Rupert Murdoch has said his 21st Century Fox group had withdrawn its bid for Time Warner, a massive offer which could have shaken up the media-entertainment world.

Two top ex-Murdoch journalists face UK phone-hacking charges

Two former senior journalists at Rupert Murdoch`s defunct British tabloid the News of the World will be charged with conspiring to hack phones, prosecutors said Wednesday.

Australia should welcome immigrants: Murdoch

Global press baron Rupert Murdoch has urged Australia to be open to immigrants and engage more deeply with Asia, as he celebrated 50 years of the national newspaper he founded, The Australian.

UK PM`s ex-media chief Coulson jailed for Murdoch tabloid hacking

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.

Kate Middleton`s red dress sets new trend

Ever since Kate Middleton stepped out in a red dress, the demand for similar outfits has gone up and online stores have been bombarded with orders.

Despite London acquittals, U.S. probe of News Corp continues

More than a year after asking for and receiving emails from News Corp`s U.S. operation related to allegations of phone hacking and bribery, the FBI is still investigating whether British-based representatives of the media company may have broken U.S. law, sources familiar with the matter said on Thursday.

Murdoch in Britain in wake of phone-hacking trial

News Corporation executive chairman Rupert Murdoch visited the headquarters of his British newspaper division in London today after his protege Rebekah Brooks was cleared of phone hacking in a high-profile trial.

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

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.

British phone-hacking trial nears conclusion

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.

Tackles fly in on planned India super league

Its backers include some of the biggest names in Indian sport, business and Bollywood who hope it will help the country shed its image as the sleeping giant of world football.

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

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`.

`Avatar II, III, IV films to go into production simultaneously`

James Cameron has opened up about the time table of ` Avatar` sequels with respect to screenplays and writing.

Wendi`s rumoured affair with Blair led to my divorce: Murdoch

Australian media mogul Rupert Murdoch has admitted that his ex-wife Wendi Deng`s rumoured affair with Tony Blair led him to divorce her after 14 years of marriage.

Rebekah Brooks denies cover up at News International

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

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

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.